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Finding the perfect gift for every horse lover in your life can be a challenge. Team STRIDER™ is here to simplify your gifting this holiday season. Here’s your handy guide to gifts that are just right for everyone in your barn family or horse show tribe.
For the Efficient Barn Goddess: The Redingote Equestrian Jumpsuit is ideal outerwear for winter warriors. Stylish yet incredibly practical, this super-warm jumpsuit is the clothing item every rider needs this season. And yes, these suits are saddle-friendly, so you can stay warm while riding!
Photo courtesy Redingote Equestrian
For the Pony Pamperer: The Exhibitor’s *Limited Edition* Professional Grooming Kit includes the very best in equine grooming products. In a convenient boxed set that includes everything from daily shampoo to horse show necessities like Quic Braid, you won’t find a better gift for your barn’s equine stylist this season. Click here to enjoy $2 off and free shipping.
For the Organized Stable Mate: BarnManager‘s unique software and bespoke tools make better horse management a breeze. The ability to access and update equine records through their mobile-app makes this subscription service a gift that will keep on giving!
For the Podcast Junkie: Give the gift of logo wear from Major League Eventing. Each episode of this community-based podcast celebrates the sport of Three Day Eventing. Your friends who are avid listeners will be thrilled to show their support for Major League Eventers everywhere with great rider gear. Enjoy 10% off plus free shipping with code “EVENTER10” when you shop here.
For the Intrepid Equestrian: Give the gift of opportunity! Use the STRIDER calendar to find & register your friend for an upcoming clinic or horse show.
Better yet, purchase an auditor ticket for yourself, too and enjoy the chance to #LearnFromtheBest alongside your barn buddy.
For the Barn Trendsetter: From the latest in lifestyle and equestrian sport, plus equine tech updates, Equine America Magazine provides access to the latest trends in the horse world. Enjoy 10% off print or digital subscriptions with code “EC10” at www.eq-am.com
For the Rider Wanting to Train Smarter: This friend of your loves talking post-ride analysis and enjoys staying connected. With a Hylofit System, your riding buddy can access data about her time in the saddle that interests her plus insights to help her better understand her equine partner.
This heart rate monitor for horse & rider provides real-time information riders can use to track progress and stay connected. Click here for 15% off plus free shipping on a Hylofit heart rate monitor.
For the Curious Equine Enthusiast: Horse & Rider Books has an amazing selection of reading material for equine enthusiasts of all ages and levels of expertise. Use code “ECBOOKS” for 15% off when you shop www.horseandriderbooks.com through 12/31.
Team STRIDER’s Top Picks:
- World Class Grooming For Horses co-authored by Cat Hill & Emma Ford (EC-guest blogger & a 2019 Featured Clinician) is an incredible manual for horsecare with handy references, tips, & tales from some of the industry’s best.
- In the Middle are the Horsemen by Tik Maynard (another of EC’s Featured Clinicians in 2019) is a memoir which much of what the author learned about himself, horsemanship, and the process by which horses and humans can learn from one another throughout his time as a working student for some of the most renowned names in the horse world.
- Riding for the Team, edited by Nancy Jaffer includes the stories of 48 riders, drivers, and vaulters across the FEI disciplines and their experiences along the road to representing Team USA.
- Jean Abernathy’s Fergus the Horse is a delightful cartoon equine whose adventure stories can be enjoyed by readers and horse lovers of all ages.
For the Rider On-the-Go: Introduce your jet-setting stable mate to the joys of Equestrian Wellness‘ range of products. We especially love the “Stable to City” Bamboo Face Wipes & Essential Helmet Spray, which are exceptionally handy for days spent running from the barn to meetings and back.
Wishing you great gifts and greater rides this Holiday Season!