When looking for a riding coat to wear in the saddle, it’s important to first know what exactly you’ll be using it for.
Are you looking for a winter coat to protect you from the elements, or do you simply need a lightweight summer riding layer? Perhaps you’re looking for the flexibility of movement to keep you comfortable as you ride.
Whatever your need, a riding coat is a staple equestrian wardrobe piece and can double up as a general yard jacket, so finding your perfect fit is essential. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to the best riding coats for every season and every occasion.
Whether you’re a riding enthusiast, or just getting into this exciting sport, there are plenty of equestrian events to keep you entertained throughout the year. We’ve taken a look at some of the best annual festivals and shows that make up the equestrian event calendar, so you’ll never miss an event.
Any sport comes with a wide range of sportswear with different uses, fits, and styles – and riding is no exception. Finding the best breeches for riding can be complicated, but we are here to help make your decision easier. When it comes to shopping for the best riding breeches and horse riding tights, you can trust Ariat.
Good quality riding breeches for men and women must, first and foremost, be comfortable to ride in. With a performance-focused design, you can be sure your riding trousers will not get in the way of training or competing. Whatever your style, you can find great quality riding breeches that will keep you comfortable and protected as you ride.
Once you have a comfortable fit, you can think about your personal style and which breeches and tights suit you best. Each riding trouser has a slightly different use or occasion, so it’s important to know when to keep it formal and when you can show off your style.
“Secretariat ran flat into legend, started running right out of the gate and never stopped…” – William Nack for Sports Illustrated
Cowboy boots and the Western style has become a defining look over the past couple of years, and there are plenty of beautiful cowboy boots on the market to add to your collection. So, finding your Western style essentials is the easy bit – but how do you style cowboy boots?
Founder of the Dynamic Performance Hub and EQ Bands, Dee So'oialo, a specialist in rider & equine soft tissue; biomechanics; and strength & conditioning, works with some of the leading horses and riders in the Olympic disciplines.
Director of Design Hollin Norwood’s Creative Spirit Drove Him to a Love of Leather. A craftsman at his core, Hollin isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty when sourcing the best possible raw materials for Ariat’s diverse collection of leather Western boots.
Get to know Shane Holman — the brains behind the Western Boot styles you see at Ariat season after season.