Look great & stay warm in winter with top equestrian brands

Winter is making itself felt early this year with flooding and cyclones and equestrians across New Zealand are popping out to buy new casual winter riding boots and cosy riding jackets! We’ve got some early favourites in the HorseSports range of winter riding clothing we want to share with you.

dublin horse riding clothing jodhpurs breeches

Dublin® Warm-It Gel Riding Tights

Ideal for winter training, competing or just hacking out these jodhpurs feature a gel print across the seat of the breeches and down the inner leg for extra grip and ‘stickability’ in the saddle, and super stretchy fabric for effortless give and comfort. 

We love the pattern and the on-trend blue and asphalt colours – these jodhpurs are a great staple for any horse rider’s wardrobe, and customers are already raving about how comfortable they are for horse riding.  

You won’t mind being spotted out and about in these smart riding breeches!

Dublin® RCS Tall River Boots

dublin river horse riding bootsThese casual high leg boots from Dublin® are the latest evolution of their ever popular range. Dublin’s stylish and tough River boots are a big hit with both horse riders and rural lifestylers – you can groom your horse or visit the Country Markets in style! 

Dublin® RCS Tall River country boots feature HBR® Membrane Technology to provide awesome comfort for horse riders. With waterproof, breathable leather and a sturdy PSG sole, they are suitable as casual riding boots, and stirrup-friendly for safety.  

Available in black, brown and chocolate, you can find your favourite colour boots here.

horse riding jacketKerrits Half Halt Rainproof Riding Jacket

Keep dry in the new Kerrits Half Halt riding jacket this winter! So practical and chic you could wear it anywhere, this gorgeous riding jacket is perfect for being out and about in winter weather even without your horse!

We love the name – Kerrits say ‘like a good half halt, this jacket looks simple, but is actually loaded with technique and planning’. The jacket’s Hydrotek™ fabric keeps you dry in the winter rain; while a two-way front zip, vented pockets, and an ergonomic hem with a split tail provide horse riding practicality. The hood is ultra lightweight, will cover your helmet – and can be stowed in the collar.

Choose from graphite and claret colour schemes and grab your size now.

Ariat horse riding jacketAriat Ideal Riding Jacket

This lightweight riding jacket provides delicious warmth without bulk, and is made to Ariat’s high standard of quality. This really is the ideal horse riding jacket for winter warmth! 

This lightweight down riding jacket folds up small so you can tuck it into the attached pouch for sleek travelling. The jacket is made with premium quality down for exceptional warm with minimal bulk.

Available in classic black or this cheeky herringbone print, this snuggly jacket is going to go fast. Get winter warmth sorted with an Ariat Ideal riding jacket.

Ariat Odyssey Riding Shirt

horse riding shirtThe Ariat Odyssey riding short boasts a new innovative seamless, non-chafing design for superb comfort.

The shirt is made from body mapped jersey fabric and includes Moisture Movement TechnologyTM which wicks away moisture from the skin keeping you dry and comfortable even in cold damp weather.

Ideal for cool riding and sun protection in summer this shirt is super useful and looks great too. Check it out here.

Bogs Rainboots

bogs gumbootsBogs rainboots have created a new category of gumboots in New Zealand with their quirky, fun design and reliable design. You can relax knowing your feet will be warm and dry – and draw a few envious comments!

This super pretty new design in the popular Bogs range is tromping out the door. Now you can have stylish feet, even in the mud.

Find the Bogs rainboot with a pansy print here.


Need more inspiration? Come into the HorseSports Takanini store and see our full range of winter riding apparel and boots, or browse for horse supplies online!