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Horse Tack Review Holiday Gift Guide
Horse Tack Review Staff
Are you stumped for gift ideas for the horse lover in your life? Looking for a gift for your own horse? Maybe your trainer or fellow riding pal? We’ve done the research for what’s hot and what everyone is sure to love! By no means is this a complete list though - that would take forever! But here are at least some ideas for you…
Gifts for the English Rider
Fun In The Saddle Breeches - A Horse Tack Review must have!
F.I.T.S. Breeches optimize your riding performance through functional design. Soft, supple deerskin with tiny perforations creates more surface resistance against the saddle, giving much better grip than flat or imitation leather or suede. The holes also increase stretch capacity and freedom of motion, and allow for significantly better leather breathability than any breech on the market today. Visit www.fitsriding.com
Dee Bit Handbag
A classic dee bit adorns this compact shoulder bag. With zippered top, outside zipper pocket, interior cell phone holder and zipper compartment. Mid-length strap is 23 1/2" long, allowing the bag to tuck nicely under your arm. Made from soft, easy-care vinyl with poly lining. Available from Back In The Saddle
Keep your feet dry and comfortable while staying stylish! Made with a matte-finish rubber lined with 65% poly/35% cotton for comfort and breathability. Available in stripes and prints, great for both kids or adults!
Just Chaps Half Chaps
With a complete range from tiny child to adult XXL and made from a variety of materials as diverse as neoprene, synthetic leathers, suede and leather, Just Chaps will have a style and size to suit every rider. Choices range from tartan plaid to animal print, international flags to frilly two-tone. But don’t worry - they got plain chaps too! Visit www.justchapsus.com
Gifts for the Western Rider
Chic Cowgirl Boot Slippers
After a long day, trade your cowboy boots for these soft boot slippers! Rose embroidery and western-style stitching on the purple microsuede upper. Lined with cozy faux sheepskin. Available from Back In The Saddle
Supreme Ostrich Print Barrel Racing Collection
Barrel Reins, Headstall, Noseband, Breastcollar, Tie Down, Spur straps and Contoured Pad available in Lime Green, Pink or Purple overlayed with Ostrich Print. Available from Jeffers Equine
Cheyenne Helmet from Troxel
Western style meets Troxel technology with the Cheyenne helmet. Covered in durable leather, the Cheyenne offers riders a very slim profile, an in-molded polycarbonate shell, and excellent ventilation. Available from Smith Brothers
Toklat Saddle Blankets
Caballero saddle blankets are not only reversible to a different pattern with double wear leathers, but can be ordered as a pad with a half-inch felt insert and fleece lining. Choose from 76 patterns of 34-by-36-inch Caballero and Vacquero blankets. Visit www.toklat.com for a retailer near you.
Gifts for the Pony Rider
Shiny Hiny Pony Gift Pack
Get a zippered vinyl bag trimmed in white satin with a 4 oz. bottle of Sham-Pony and a 4 oz. bottle of Shiny Hiny along with a body scrubber.
Horse Life for Nintendo DS
Experience the joy of owning a virtual horse in Horse Life. After your grandfather gives you a horse of your very own, you must tend to its every need. Keep it healthy and happy by riding it, feeding it and even cleaning out its stall. All your hard work will pay off when you compete in cross country, dressage and jumping events. See if you can handle all the responsibilities of owning this majestic animal and become a great riding champion.
Bella Sara Trading Cards
An imaginative, joyful world of horses, where every girl is special and uniquely beautiful! Horse cards can be collected, traded and used to play fun card games. Each horse has a positive message to discover and an activation code, to enter on the Bella Sara website to put the horses online in your very own stable.
From Sparkle to Bubbles, flowers to animal prints, you’ll find breeches to match your child’s personality. Pull-on breeches feature a secret pocket to hide treats for their favorite pony. Why do the kids get to have all the fun?
Gifts for Your Trainer
Equestrian Style Magnetic Bracelets
The theory is that magnet therapy may be beneficial by affecting the circulatory system, the blood flow in the body. Increased circulation is beneficial because the body gets more of the nutrients it needs from the blood. Shop SmartPak Equine
A thoughtful way to celebrate the season. Glasses are etched with horse silhouettes, and better yet, why not personalize a set with your trainer’s farm logo?
Plum Shade Farm Equine Scents
Equine Scents collection of lotions, creams and liquid soaps are exclusively designed for equestrians with unique equine fragrances and packaging. Equine Scents body lotions and hand creams condition and moisturize, yet do not leave a greasy feeling. Equine Scents liquid soaps help reduce dryness. Lotions, creams and soaps come in three unique equine scents: Soft Leather, Cool Water, and Summer Ride. Visit www.plumshadefarm.com
2008 Horse Classics Appointment Desk Calendar
This desk calendar features week-at-a-glance planning, a riding vacation directory, and a place for medical records.
Gifts for Horses
SmartPak SmartBlue Kensington Halter
You get safety and style with the Kensington Breakaway Halter Set with Lead! Triple stitch, 1” nylon webbing with padded nose band. SmartPak donates 10% of net profit from SmartBlue purchases to support Equine aid charities.
Rambo Duo Turnout Blanket
Two blankets in one! An innovative layering system for exceptional warmth. Simply detach the underblanket to choose the level of warmth for your horse. Features include waterproof, breathable, removable neck cover, leg arches, third surcingle, SureFit™ neck design, V-Front closure system and reflective strips. Available at Dover Saddlery
Red Barn Horse Treats "Sampler" Gift Pack
All 10 of Red Barn's flavors in one convenient package. Each package contains 3 treats. The flavors include: apply, berry, carrot, original apricot, peach, nectarine, peppermint, honey and licorice.
EquiFit custom-fit HoofSavers provide cushioned protection to your horse’s hooves. Constructed using EVA Foam technology, the pads offer pain relief to laminitic and sore-footed horses and protection to shoeless hooves. The closed cell construction allows for concurrent medicinal application without absorption into pads. Also good for comfort and maintenance.
Gifts that Support Breast Cancer Awareness
LILO Esperanza Equestrians for the Cause
This collection items feature the LILO embroidered horse head logo and hot pink breast cancer awareness ribbon. Choose from a cozy fitted fleece, baseball cap, polo shirt, a double sided candle or lambswool gloves with snaffle bit.
Wahl’s Limited Edition Pink ARCO SE Horse Clippers
Quiet, yet strong enough for stubborn fetlocks and bridle paths, this clipper stays cool with low vibration. The bonus pack includes 5-in-1 detachable blade, rechargeable battery packs, guide combs and cleaning supplies all in a convenient storage case.
SSG Riding Glove for Hope
Available in black or white, the SSG Riding Glove for Hope features soft cabretta leather and spandex gussets. It's designed for comfort, fit and performance. Available from SmartPak Equine.
Weaver Leather Tough Enough to Wear Pink Collection
Featuring a london tan bridle leather construction, pink Swarovski® crystals, silver plated conchos inlaid with pink epoxy and stainless steel hardware, this collection of tack offers the perfect combination of style and substance. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Collection features a headstall, reins, breast collar, noseband and halter for a complete look.