With Christmas just around the corner, Ariat has pulled together a list of its equestrian gift ideas which will make every rider in the family delighted when they receive these hand-picked gifts…..
Staying cool in the saddle
One of the most important factors to consider when spending time in the saddle is legwear, and the brand new Ariat Tri Factor Grip Breechestick all the boxes when it comes to meeting the requirements of female riders across all disciplines.
You can be assured you’ll stay cool and collected under pressure with the Ariat’s new 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.
For additional stability in the saddle – Ariat have used their innovative and flexible Hex Silicone Grip material either as a full seat or knee patch style – giving two different options for riders.
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.
The Ariat Tri Factor Grip Breeches come in sizes 22 – 36, in regular and long lengths, in beige, navy or white. The Full Seat version is priced at £119.99 and the Knee Patch style is priced at £109.99.
Let your boots do the talking.
Finding the perfect footwear, whether for riding or leisure has never been easier with Ariat.
Ariat’s Bromont Tall H2Ois a versatile tall boot with advanced comfort and performance features for all-weather riding. Handcrafted with Ariat’s Waterproof Pro Construction, which features waterproof membrane construction from full-grain leather and suede leather uppers finished with a stretch leather back panel and full-length back zip system. The moisture-wicking lining keeps feet warm and dry, while 4LR™ technology adds stability for better balance and greater comfort. The Duratread™ outsole is non-marking, resistant to barnyard acids and provides superior traction. (RRP £180.00)
Beautifully crafted and sophisticated in style, the Ariat Heritage Contour IIis 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 £270.00).
The brand new Men’s Heritage Contour Field Zip Tall Boots are designed in a classic lace style, and made from premium full-grain leather upper and leather lining to offer a beautiful tall riding boot suitable for any discipline. Featuring a full length elastic gore panel on the lateral side, elastic gusset on the inside knee, contoured fit through the ankle and high Spanish cut topline, the Heritage Contour Field Zip Tall Boots are designed to give a close, flattering fit. Utilising Ariat’s 4LR technology, the Heritage Contour Field Zip Tall Boots provide comfort and support and include a moisture-wicking lining and Duratread outsole as standard. (RRP £299.99).
To ensure men are just as equipped as women in the country style stakes this season, the Beautifully crafted, sleek and simple, Ariat’s Wexford H20 boots offer both comfort and country-inspired style. The Chelsea boot design makes them ideal for wearing throughout the winter months. They have been expertly crafted from full grain premium leather paired with a waterproof membrane for all-weather protection. These classic boots feature elasticated gore panels and subtle non-marking rubber outsoles for traction in wet conditions. Equipped with Ariat’s signature ATS® technology, the gel cushioned footbed with heel stabiliser delivers optimum levels of support, shock absorption and stability. The Wexford H20 boots are available in sizes 7 to 12 and retail for £160.00.
A change in weather shouldn’t mean a lack of style so step out in luxury this Autumn with the beautiful new Aloralong boot. Smart, sleek and sophisticated these boots are as comfortable out on the town as they are in the country.
Designed for elegance the Alora boot is made from a premium unlined waterproof nubuck or leather depending on colour. The cut of the boot ensures a close, flattering fit, which creates an elegant slim look that is perfect with any outfit. Incorporating a classic braiding design and tassel detail they come with a full-length stylish curved YKK® zipper and are available in three perfect autumnal shades, Cordovan, Olive and Chestnut.
Alongside beautiful style elements the Alora boots are also designed with comfort and stability in mind. Featuring Ariat’s ATS® technology which supports and cushions the foot as you move, promotes good posture and reduces foot fatigue. A moisture wicking footbed also provides extra comfort and ensures your feet stay dry and cool no matter how long you wear them and with boots like these you won’t want to take them off!
The Alora is available in sizes 3 – 8 ½. Colours Cordovan, Olive and Chestnut and are priced at £300.00
The perfect winter coats
Ariat has worked hard to create long lasting, quality apparel and footwear, for riders. This includes developing technologies which are environmentally friendly and help to protect the countryside.
It’s latests innovations is the earth-friendly waterproofing fabric called EcoDRYTM, which offers protection against the elements without harmful, environmentally damaging chemicals. The technology has been used on its Veracity H2OJacket making it perfect for the environmentally focused rider. The Veracity H20 combines some of Ariat’s most innovative technology along with style and performance, to keep you warm and dry through the colder months. Seam-sealed against the elements it also features Ariat’s popular Cold Series technology to keep the body core warm, whilst Cool Climate Insulation™ provides optimal lightweight comfort and warmth. Designed with performance stretch throughout it has just the right amount of flex for increased mobility and all-day performance.Other design details include a removable hood, saddle vents for ease of movement whilst riding, a two-way zipper and zippered hand and chest pockets for added security.
With its EcoDRYTMwaterproofing the Veracity H2O Jacket really is the perfect attire for the winter months and a perfect Christmas present. Available in Black and sizes XS to XL it retails at aprox £229.00.
Ariat’s Laurel Jacket is an ideal gift for the younger riders in your family. It is a fun jacket with a striking novelty printed outer shell is perfect for pony mad girls Featuring a fun galloping ponies print, this riding jacket comes insulated with a microfleece lining for excellent lightweight warmth without making the jacket bulky and the pockets and mock collar keep them cosy, too. It’s wind and water resistant so it’s perfect for the winter weather. This fantastic jacket retails for £50.00.
Layering for warmth
Tek Team ½ Zip is the perfect layering option this winter. The brushed fleece jacket works hard to keep you warm, dry and comfortable all ride long. The embroidered logo and thumbholes are a big plus. Ariat’s Cold Series technology keeps body core warm whilst the Moisture Movement Technology™ keeps you drier. With layering in the winter months essential for keeping warm the Tek Team ½ Zip is an exceptionally comfortable and lightweight option. Available in sizes XS to XXL the Tek Team ½ Zip retails for £45.00.
For more information about Ariat’s extensive collection of equestrian and country footwear visit www.ariat.com