Eventing Worldwide Buyers Guide: Best Competition Wear

After a long winter, the eventing season is now upon us. And for some this means it’s time to update your competition wardrobe. From breeches to cross-country wear, we bring you the best the market has to offer.

Noble Outfitters Signature Full Seat Breeches

These popular breeches are designed with the competitive rider in mind; helping riders to achieve their best.

These breeches come with all the performance qualities riders would expect from serious sporting apparel. The Toray Ultrasuede® full seat helps to maximise grip on the saddle whilst the Opti-Dry technology helps to evaporate moisture allowing riders to stay comfortable whilst riding.

They have been expertly crafted to offer maximum flexibility; a stretch fabric encourages movement and lightweight hems prevent bulk build-up. They’re made from a blend of 51% cotton, 39% nylon and 10% elastane which ensures a comfortable fit with enough elasticity to fit the body’s natural comforts without restricting movement. And the four-way stretch fabric gives a flattering fit while aiding maximum comfort levels.

Other features include belts loops and a secure zip hand pocket is sewn into the left hip to keep any valuables in close proximity at all times. The lightweight hem reduces fabric bulk in riding boots whilst the UPF 50+ keeps riders fully protected from the sun’s rays.

Colours; Light Tan and White
RRP; £99.95
Sizes; 22R-34R
For more information visit www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk

Apt Cavalier Performance Skin

Equestrian performance brand Apt Cavalier’s mission is to innovate your everyday riding experience using intelligent design partnered with luxurious technical fabrics. Their clothing is primarily aimed at Eventers and their Performance Skins have been tried and tested around some of the most challenging tracks in the world including Badminton and Burghley 5* tracks, and are proven to keep you cool, calm and comfortable even when the heat is on.

This silky compression top boosts microcirculation, encourages the flow of oxygen to muscles and transfers perspiration away from the skin. Constructed using top of the range Italian fabric it is also breathable, pilling resistance, repels oils and stains and is highly UV protective (UPF 50+).

Designed initially for Cross Country this skin embodies innovation as the sports mesh panel on the back is expertly designed to allow heat to escape and therefore dramatically reduce sweat under your body protector; you can literally feel the air flowing through the mesh as you are galloping.

Lightweight, superior quality and complete with front facing quarter zip fastening which is ideal for quick changes between phases, this skin is perfect for on the cross-country course or training at home.

Made by experts in sportswear, right here in the UK this performance skin is a must-have for cross country and intense training sessions.


Colours; Navy, Royal Blue, Black, White, Burgundy and Bottle Green (coming soon).
Sizes; 8-16
RRP; £47.50
For more information visit Apt Cavalier

Discovery Trekking Outfitters Saddle Skirt

Stay dry and warm with a Saddle Skirt from Discovery Trekking Outfitters. This unique all-weather riding skirt is worn around the waist, covering the rider’s legs and protecting the saddle. The wind/water repellent fabric is highly breathable, extremely durable, yet quiet. The Saddle Skirt does not attach to the horse for safety, so dismount is easy.
Available in two styles, Regular and Extended, both are suitable for all disciplines. The Extended style also covers the horse’s rump to keep muscles warm before an event, and can be cinched up behind the rider when desired, or for dismount. Both styles can also be easy removed while mounted. Choose between lightweight or the fleece-backed warmer version. Both are durable, yet not stiff.

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For more information visit our www.saddleskirt.com


Ariat White Tri Factor Breeches – Full Seat

Stay cool and collected under pressure with Ariat’s Tri Factor Breech. Innovative compressive fabrication is infused with cooling technology and silicone grip provides exceptional staying power in the saddle.

The latest addition to Ariat’s breech collection demonstrates style, comfort and exceptional grip.
Made from mid-weight stretch knit and utilising a compressive fabrication, the Tri Factor breeches incorporate Icefil cooling technology to keep riders cool and comfortable on those warmer days.

The flexible Ariat Hex Silicone Grip full seat offers optimal grip in the saddle, while the V3 technology provides superior stretch and a close fit.

Additional features include Ariat’s Calf Fit System to alleviate pressure points and friction under the boots, Moisture Movement Technology to wick moisture away from the skin and Core Control Technology to create a sleek profile. Faux back flap pockets and an Ariat logo trim add finishing touches.

Sizes: 24-32
RRP: £120
For more information: www.ariat.com

Ariat Showstopper Show Shirt in Darkest Sapphire

The spirit of competition comes alive in Ariat’s Showstopper Show Shirt. Performance jacquard fabric gives it a luxurious look and feel. Also fitted with Ariats patented MMT finish for moisture wicking properties. The top has a poplin show collar and stock tie loop and finished with Ariat logo branding. The extended button placket’s longer line helps create a more flattering silhouette.

Sizes: Small to Extra Large
RRP: £60
For more information; www.ariat.com

Palladium Show Coat in Navy

Ariat has designed its Palladium Show Coat to work hard for a wide range of riders. This fantastic quality, stylish competition features Moisture Movement Technology™ which wicks moisture away from the skin, a stretch fabric and double rear vent for maximum freedom of movement in the saddle, smart button fastening front and button detailing on the rear vent and cuffs.  All dressed up and geared for comfortable, all-day performance, it features a beautiful drape for a flattering fit. You can machine-wash it, too.

Sizes: Small to Extra Large
RRP: £180
For more information; www.ariat.com


Heritage Contour II Field Zip in Black

Beautifully crafted and sophisticated in style, the Ariat Heritage Contour II is the perfect boot for all disciplines. The boots are made from a premium full-grain leather upper with a full leather lining and Ariat’s 4LR™ technology for everyday comfort. The elasticised panel on the lateral side with elastic gusset on the inside knee allows for movement and the ultra-contoured fit through the ankle creates a sleek profile. With a moisture-wicking sock liner to keep your feet dry, elasticised laces, premium quality coiled YKK® zipper with keeper and a Duratread™ outsole with rider tested traction zones, these boots are perfect for those wanting a close fitted elegant look on a boot that is built to perform.

RRP: £270
For more information; www.ariat.com

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