5 Reasons to Love Riding Apparel Fabrics from Riding Sport

riding apparel fabricsThis season, Riding Sport™ has two collections of riding apparel that you’ll be rushing to add to your wardrobe. The Riding Sport Merino Wool Collection combines comfort and moisture-wicking performance, and the Riding Sport Tech Collection features the newest fabric technologies. Here are 5 reasons you’ll want these fabulous riding apparel fabrics:

  1. Moisture-wicking – The thermo-regulation properties of merino wool will allow you to stay warm in cold weather and cool in hot weather as it wicks moisture away from your skin. Tech fabrics are also very moisture-wicking, helping you to stay dry and comfortable in your riding clothes.
  2. Bulk Free – Riding apparel fabrics from Riding Sport, even the tech fabric winter jackets, are lightweight while remaining warm and sturdy, with insulation that avoids bulk
  3. Odor Fighting – The Merino wool allows your skin to breath and naturally creates an anti-microbial climate that keeps odor away.
  4. Easy Care – Items from the Merino Wool Collection and from the Tech Collection are easy to care for and many can go right into your washing machine for cleaning.
  5. Luxurious Feeling – Riding Sport Merino wool feels incredible soft and is itch-free due to small-gauge fabric, while the Riding Sport Tech Collection is made from high-tech woven fabrics that feel soft, smooth and feather-like.

If you want to learn more about the riding apparel fabrics that are used in these collections and what some of our favorite items are, visit our guide to Riding Sport Merino Wool or our guide to the Riding Sport Tech Collection!

Brands We Love: Kerrits Casual Riding Apparel for Summer

kerrits casual riding apparelKerrits® has been creating equestrian clothing that is a favorite among many riders for 28 years. While show clothing is important for the competitive rider, high-quality casual riding apparel is just as crucial. Kerrits focuses on technical clothing for the equestrian athlete, which allows the rider to perform optimally while in the saddle regardless of weather and season. Wearing these casual riding apparel items from Kerrits this summer will help you stay cool and comfortable as you enjoy your horses. Continue reading

Help Horseback Riding Pain – Ice Rider® from Ice Horse®

horseback riding pain

We all know riding is a very physical activity. While your main goals may often be focused on building your horse’s stamina and muscle, the time you spend in the saddle and around the barn is taxing on your own body as well. If your horse is sore, injured or just needs a little preventative support after a tough workout, you apply liniments, wraps, ice or any range of other treatments to help him feel better and be ready to keep working as the athlete he is. Why not do the same for yourself? Continue reading

Riding Sport Breeches for Every Style

riding sport breeches

Avid riders spend a lot of hours at the barn, which means a lot of time in riding clothes. If you are anything like us, you end up running errands, meeting friends for lunch or even stopping by the office in those clothes as well. So why not express your personality and unique style with high functioning breeches? Fashion and function truly do go together with this season’s new Riding Sport™ breeches which offer the best technology for performance, updated styling and a price tag that will bring them to your closet. Continue reading

Brands We Love: GPA

gpa helmets

A helmet is arguably the most important piece of equipment you will purchase for horseback riding, so having a brand you can trust manufacturing this item makes buying one with confidence much easier. GPA® helmets are a rider favorite across many disciplines, with their up to date technology, ability to meet certification standards and physical design drawing the eye of many. Continue reading

Introducing the New Veredus Carbon Gel Vento Boots

veredus carbon gel vento

Protecting your horse’s legs can be an important factor in keeping your horse working and living effectively and happily. Appropriate support material in horse boots is important, but is not the only factor to consider when purchasing new horse boots- the weight of the boots and their ability to not trap heat and keep your horse’s legs cool are also critical. Continue reading

Make Your Horse Look Rolex Ready with Mane ‘n Tail

mane 'n tail

With Rolex coming up, your plans for competition and success with your horse may be ignited. Along with practice, skill and determination, a winning appearance can go a long way in making you feel like you’re performing at your peak. Some of our favorite products from Mane ‘n Tail® will do the perfect job of cleaning up your horse this spring. Whether you want to look your best for a big show or just a day in the pasture, here is what you’ll need: Continue reading

Winter Blues? Stock up for Spring with CoolBlast!


If you are in the cold parts of the country right now, it may be hard to imagine the weather warming up and spring arriving. Do not fret- spring is on the way! As the weather warms up, the time to hang up your winter barn jacket and warm layers will arrive, and you’ll need to make sure you have the right clothes for the warmer weather. Take a break from the frigid temperatures for a moment, pretend it is spring and stock up on one of our most popular brands. Continue reading

Brands We Love: Back on Track®

infrared heat radiation

Both you and your horse are athletes and should take care of your bodies as such. Products from Back on Track can help support joints and muscles and keep you and your horse active and comfortable. These products generate infrared heat radiation, which increases blood flow, helping to relieve sore muscles while decreasing chances of injury.  Back on Track makes their products with textiles that have ceramic particles fused into the fibers. When these fabrics are worn, the body heats up the fabric and the ceramic particles radiate that heat back onto the person or animal wearing it. Because the ceramic particles are part of the fabric, they never wash out and the product never becomes less effective, even with daily use. Continue reading

Brands We Love: Charles Owen

charles owen

Many riders have proudly worn a Charles Owen helmet during their riding careers. With over 100 years of producing top-of-the-line helmets, it’s no surprise that Charles Owen has become one of the most popular helmet brands on the market. Starting with the development of better military helmets, then moving to motorcycle helmet production, and finally to jockey racing helmets and horseback riding helmets, Charles Owen is clearly a master of helmet development. Continue reading