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Top 7 Products for the Perfect Summer Hack

Top 7 Products for the Perfect Summer Hack

Posted by Equine Essentials Direct on 11th Jun 2024

It’s officially summertime -the season of horse shows, trails, and early evening rides!

This is our favourite time of the year, but it can come with a few challenges. Sunburns, bugs, and dehydrated horses can really put a damper on your riding, making it crucial to take extra care of your equine friend.

To ensure you and your horse enjoy everything the season has to offer, we've compiled a list of essential products for the perfect summer hack.

LeMieux Vector Balance Stirrups

For many riders, a good set of stirrups are an absolute essential – especially for those long summer hacks! This set from LaMieux is technically advanced while remaining comfortably lightweight. They’re also Competition Legal (FEI, British Dressage, British Eventing and British Showjumping), in case you’re looking to strut your stuff in the show ring!

Lincoln Sun Block

A high-quality sun block cream is a must for your horse on sunny days. This innovative solution from Lincoln provides maximum protection using UV filters to reflect and absorb UVA and UVB rays. It also features water resistant properties, which is a game-changer for those unexpected summer showers!

Shires Aubrion Westbourne Sleeveless Base Layer

A lightweight, breathable base layer is a must-have for summer riding. You’ll want to look for a topmade from moisture-wicking materials that will keep you cool and dry throughout your ride – as well as some added UV protection. This lovely piece of kit from Shires ticks all the boxes – while looking incredibly stylish too!

LeMieux Aricot Set

The new Spring/Summer 2024 riding range from LeMieux features a shedload of stylish summer essentials for horse and rider! This stunning Apricot set features a fly hood,fly mask, base layer,pom pom hat,range of riding squares and a boot & hat bag. The range is also available in thyme, walnut and jay blue colourways – so there’s something for everyone!