Category archives for: Fashion

Hidez Recovery Suit Aids Equine Athletes

Hay List wears the Hidez suit.

It looks like a scuba outfit, but it has nothing to do with water. The Hidez Travel and Recovery Suit is designed to help high-performance horses more quickly recover from physical exertion.  Top human athletes have been using the garments for some time, explains Australia’s Matthew Spice, who developed the concept for the equine use […]

Jogging in Style at Rolex

Phillip Dutton poised on one tiptoe gingerly holds his horse's halter as it slides to the ground on its haunches.

Horse and riders alike were dressed to the 9’s for the jog and start of the 2012 Rolex Kentucky 3-Day CCI4* Event. A slight breeze and the warm sunny afternoon created the perfect studio for snapping fashionistas. Forty-three Americans of 57 total competitors got the green light to advance to the dressage phase, which begins […]

Shake Up Your Show Wardrobe!

Animo dark blue riding coat in stretch material

Whether or not you buy into 2012 being our last year of existence, we hope that you take this year as an opportunity to live in the moment, think outside of the box, and finally go all out when it comes to your personal equestrian style. The world may not be ending, but it’s definitely […]

Fashion Flash: LA Saddlery’s Online Deals

LA Saddlery website home page

While the concept of the “flash sale” is not new to regular readers of Vogue and WWD, it’s still somewhat novel in the equestrian world, where LA Saddlery owners Tabitha Knaub and Renee Spurge have made it a centerpiece of their newly relaunched online store, More than just an electronic presence for their brick-and-mortar […]

Clotheshorse: Gift Ideas from LA Saddlery

A selection of equestrian-themed bags

Bosom Buddy Bags Every time we return from the American Equestrian Trade Association show our employees and customers are always excited to hear about what new products really wowed us. This past August, one of our favorite items was not a riding breech, show jacket, or saddle, it was a line of products called the […]

Clotheshorse: Everyday Equestrian


More and more, equestrian collections are following the current trends in the broader fashion industry. The best part for equestriennes is buying clothes that can be worn while at the stables as well as at work or at play!  Here are a few looks you’ll be seeing at the barn and on the streets this […]

From ‘Snobby’ to Tack-Y


It was something of an institution in Los Angeles: Stable Snobs, the place you went to buy a saddle that didn’t need breaking in, or to get a deal on a bit or a pair of breeches. At age 11 Samantha Drenten began working there to help finance her horse show habit. In January, at […]

Clotheshorse: What’s Hot Now


Here’s a look at what’s new and hot in equestrian fashion! Style the Royal Equus boots with a new pair of Ariat jeans, a white Cowgirls for a Cause v-neck tee and a rose-gold Antonia Coletta bracelet, and you’ll look fabulous at the barn or running around town! Boots: Brown is the new black More […]

Lane Clarke’s Winning Style

Granville's Casseur de Prix have winning style.The rider favors Antarès helmets and Alberto Fasciani boots. (Photo by Michael J. Marten)

We had to know! What’s the deal with Lane Clarke’s helmet? The 25-year-old Australian was the picture of style when The Equestrian News photographer Michael J. Marten captured him winning the Blenheim June Classic Grand Prix in his custom Antarès Sellier head gear. “The neat thing about Antarès helmets is they’re completely customizable,” Clarke said. […]

Hats Off to L’Hiver!


L’Hiver, the Netherlands-based custom hat company, has produced the industry’s first safety-compliant grand prix appropriate dressage top hats. The headgear is approved by Europe’s TNO and TUV Rheinland safety groups, as well as the Dutch National Institute of Road Vehicles. The hats became available in Europe in June, and come in black, dark blue, dark […]

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