Fashion, Fun Ideas

The In Due Horse Christmas Gift Guide

Or AKA Louise’s wish list!

With Christmas rapidly approaching, here are the list of things that have caught my eye as presents that I think any equestrian would like. Since entering the world of equestrian blogging I have discovered so many new companies that just seem to be offering really cool stuff. Here is my present wish list, which I hope will introduce you to these companies if you don’t know them already.

1) Dreamers & Schemers boot socks

(Photo taken from Dreamers & Schemers instagram page)

Boot socks but not your average boot socks, with designs such as Avocado Fam Jam, Sushi Love and Pony Ninja to name a few. These socks are totally unique & very funny. They even have booby socks & ones with cat butts on! I personally have my eye on Goat PJ Party ones. What a great stocking filler & I would say you wouldn’t even need to be a rider to like these. Go to http://www.dreamersnschemers.com/ to order.

2) Diary of a Wimpy Eventer book series.

(Photo taken from Wimpy Eventer instagram page)

Now since entering the wonderful world of equestrian blogging it quickly became apparent that I should read Victoria Brant aka The Wimpy Eventer’s books. I cannot count the amount of people I have seen on social media recommending them. I started following the Wimpy Eventer on social media a few months ago & I can honestly say that I find her to be funny, relatable and very inspiring. So I cannot wait to read her books. Available online at http://www.wimpyeventer.com/shop

3) Ariat riding boots

(Photo taken Ariateurope instagram page)

My riding boots broke recently and luckily for me Katie keeps her boots at the yard. I knew she wouldn’t mind if I borrowed her boots as she is great like that. So I rode in her Ariat Grasmere boots and wow I was so impressed! They are warm, comfortable and I could actually feel Mya’s sides when I rode (which I didn’t realise I couldn’t in my old boots until then). I was so impressed that they have ruined all other boots for me & I feel that I now need some Ariat country boots in my life! P.S. Confession – I haven’t just ridden in Katie’s boots once as I loved them so much!

To see the full range visit http://www.ariat.com.

4) Black Heart Equestrian Breeches.

(Photo taken from Black Heart Equestrian instagram page)

Now I am a major fan of this new brand of riding clothes. I have a hoody & a pair of their flex riding leggings already and would love a pair of their breeches. To be honest I would wear all of their clothes as they all look great. I have previously written a review of the flex riding leggings on the blog so if the breeches are as comfy and practical as the leggings, as I am sure they are then they would look & feel great.

To check out all of their awesome clothes go to http://www.blackheartequestrian.com.

5) Gray & Co Horses & day drinking tee.

(Photo taken from http://www.graycodesigns.com)

Funny and it looks good. This tee from Gray & Co is on my list as well it’s just a bit of fun! I also have my eye on their baddest bay on the block saddle pad too for Mya. This company just seems to have cool fun stuff which I really like the look of. Check out their website for more fun clothes and accessories http://www.graycodesigns.com.

I hope you have been inspired for some present ideas now or perhaps have more things to add to your own Christmas list. Either way I hope you have a great Christmas (I know it’s a bit early but we all need a bit of time to start shopping don’t we?!) Be sure to come back to check out more festive themed blogs on In Due Horse a bit closer to chrimbo.

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