Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Equestrian in Your Life

A bay horse touching foreheads with a grey pony to form a heart shape for Valentine's Day.

Searching for the perfect gift to show the horse lover in your life just how much you care this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered. Whether you are gift shopping for an equestrian loved one, a four-hoofed Valentine, or treating yourself, our 2020 Valentine’s Day gift roundup features a range of swoon-worthy gifts to fit every budget.

  1. Kelly Herd Jewelry
Valentine's Day gift pick: sterling silver Kelly Herd Horseshoe Dangle Earrings adorned with cubic zirconia stones.

This year’s #1 Valentine’s Day gift pick is a beautiful piece from the Kelly Herd Jewelry Collection. Whether you choose a pair of earrings, a necklace, bracelet, or ring, we know it will take your Valentine’s breath away. Kelly Herd Jewelry is adorned with horse lover-approved details like sparkling horseshoes, bits, buckles, and more. Best of all, each piece has invisible platinum or rhodium plating to keep the silver shiny and easy to clean, so they’ll fit right into an active equestrian lifestyle.

Dover’s pick: These sterling silver Horseshoe Dangle Earrings will sparkle everywhere you go. There is even a matching necklace. Plus, if you shop Kelly Herd before Valentine’s Day, you can save 25% with promo code CMXLOVE.

  1. Dover Saddlery Novelty All-Purpose Saddle Pad
Dover Saddlery Novelty All-Purpose Saddle Pad in Pink/White Hearts. White quilting with pink-outlined heart pattern and pink piping.

This next pick is perfect for Valentines of all ages! The Novelty All-Purpose Saddle Pad in Pink/White Hearts is a fun way to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit in the schooling ring. As functional as it is spirited, this saddle pad features a quilted cotton exterior and 1/2 inch-thick inner layer of poly fill, plus girth straps. You can even get this heart-patterned saddle pad for FREE when you purchase select Kelly Herd Jewelry before February 14, 2020 — just add it to your cart and use code CMXHEART at checkout.

  1. Dover Saddlery Spring Brights
Woman riding a bay horse wearing a hot pink quarter-zip top from Dover Saddlery's Spring Brights performance wear collection.

Get your equestrian Valentine outfitted for spring riding with bright athletic performance wear. We recommend the ultra-soft, super stretchy Three-Season Quarter-Zip Top. It’s the perfect layer to get you through the last chilly weeks of winter and right into spring! Our tip: choose the Bright Rose/Navy style for an extra nod to Valentine’s Day hues. Browse the rest of this collection for bright quilted vests, tees, socks, and breeches to ensure your Valentine will stand out in any riding arena.

Don’t miss out: shop the Brights collection before Monday, February 10th and save 35%!

  1. Noble Equestrian Perfect Fit All Season Boots
Noble Equestrian Perfect Fit All Season Low Boots in black being worn while hose water is running.

Every equestrian knows (and dreads) that mud season is right around the corner. Help the horse lover in your life keep their feet dry in and out of the barn with a new pair of Perfect Fit All Season Boots. These boots come low or high, equipped with shock-absorbing, moisture-wicking lining and a waterproof exterior.

  1. Stride by Dover Saddlery Full-Seat Tech Tight
Female rider wearing charcoal and blue jewel colored Stride by Dover Saddlery Tech Tights.

This next gift idea is perfect for riders who train hard in the saddle. The Stride by Dover Saddlery Tech Tights are designed to support the rider as an athlete. These riding tights are lightweight and breathable to provide a non-restricting fit, comfort, and durability. Bright spring colors make these breeches a Valentine’s Day gift any equestrian will love, or treat yourself to a pair!

Find your stride: browse the rest of the new Stride by Dover Saddlery Collection here.

  1. Stud Muffins
Tub of Stud Muffins horse treats with yellow label and red print.

Don’t forget to show your horse some extra Valentine’s Day love! Stud Muffins Horse Treats are a long-time favorite that is sure to please even the pickiest of four-legged Valentines. Made with wheat, oats, barley, and corn, these treats are as nutritious as they are delicious.

  1. DIY Valentine’s Gift Basket
Pink heart-shaped pail filled with horse-themed gifts.

Our next pick is sure to make any young rider smile: make your own gift basket full of Valentine’s Day-themed goodies. For the basket itself, grab one of these heart-shaped pails in hot pink, royal, or purple. Stuff it with riding socks — we love the Noble Equestrian Girls’ Over the Calf Peddies in spirited patterns like Horse Of Hearts, French Pink Foxes, and Ice Cream. Add in a new pair of colorful gloves, like these purple and pink Ovation Hearts & Horses Gloves. Top it off with some peppermints for both horse and rider to share!

  1. Dover Saddlery Gift Card

Last minute shoppers, this one is for you! If you’re stumped trying to find the perfect gift, a Dover Saddlery gift card never fails. Classic Gift Cards will be mailed within one business day or gift a Digital Gift Card — it will be delivered to your recipient in minutes.


We hope that this guide takes all the stress out of Valentine’s Day shopping. Don’t forget to share your equestrian-themed Valentine’s Day gifts with the hashtag #itsfromdover, we can’t wait to see!

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