2021 Equestrian Gift GuideDecember 1, 2021
Whether you prefer practical or luxe, quirky or classic, be sure to peek through our 2021 Equestrian Gift Guide. With equestrian gifts to fit every taste and budget, we can help you shop for everyone on your list!
For the Equestrian
Spicy and Sweet Chocolates – Cowgirl Chocolates Company is famous for rich chocolate truffles and decadent caramels. Their Holiday Bags have a huge fan base and fly out the door for gifts and stocking stuffers. You can’t go wrong – they have something for everyone!
($7.95 – $23.95, www.cowgirlchocolates.com)
A Year Full of Heart Horses –The images reflect a wide diversity of breeds, disciplines, and styles of training making this year’s calendar edition. It is a gift you can proudly share with all of your horse-loving friends.
Warm in the Saddle – This American-made, weather-resistant riding skirt will keep you warm and toasty on a cold winter day. The waistband is adjustable with velcro. Available in three sizes and seven colors.
($130.99, horsehoodies.org) Save $10 with the Promo Code “Skirt Sale”
Accessorize Your Spurs – ManeJane Spur Straps are the hottest equestrian accessory of 2021. Over 120 charms! Purchase a pair of D&S Boot Socks and a pair of ManeJane Spur Straps, you save $5 at checkout!
For the Horse
Warm and Toasty – The Highlander Plus 300g Combo Turnout Blanket by Shires Equestrian keeps turned-out horses cozy, dry, and free to move. With a SHIRETEX 1200 Denier, waterproof and breathable PFC-free outer, and taped seams, your horse will stay warm and dry.
The Gift of Healthy Hay – Haygain Steaming reduces up to 99% of the dust and allergens in the hay. Plus, it adds water to the diet and smells great!
(Starting at $999, haygain.us)
Bale Buddy – Looking for a gift that will save your loved one time and money? Slow Bale Buddy, top-quality knotless nylon slow feeders in all bale sizes, with double reinforced seams, a patented safety fastener, and a one-year warranty are bound to put a smile on their faces.
Hi Fiber Gold –Chopped to the natural fiber length, and safe for horses with respiratory difficulty, this high-fiber, low-sugar horse feed blend suits horses with dental problems and chewing challenges. Manufactured from a measured blend of timothy, oat, and alfalfa hay, and mixed with soybean oil.
(price varies, lucernefarms.com)
Adeptus Allay – Protect your horse with Adeptus Allay Antacid Buffer & Calming Supplement. This powered supplement provides pre-biotics to support healthy gut function and digestion. Allay helps to reduce and buffer stomach acidity, which can help prevent ulcers from forming, and soothe existing ulcers. Additionally, magnesium and calcium are naturally calming supplements, helping your horse to feel their best.
Shine Baby Shine – This coat conditioner leaves a show ring shine every time! Enriched with a multi formula blend, the product provides a sweet and soothing fragrance while protecting the coat from damage and dirt.
Decade Fiber Advantage – A moderate-fat and fiber, beet pulp-based feed designed to supply essential nutrients to a wide range of horses and ponies, for less.
(pricing varies, poulingrain.com)
For the Barn Owner
Arena Clear – Dust Control – A concentrated liquid that will reduce watering and control dust in your arena for up to a year. It works both indoors & outdoors!
Paddock Vac – Effortlessly clean your pastures with a Paddock Vac. The Paddock Vac has proven its value and versatility in everything from stalls and pasture clean-up to harvesting fruits and nuts. It features a tough and durable 105-gallon capacity storage compartment (3-4 wheelbarrow loads) set on a sturdy, powder-coated steel frame.
($2990 – Pasture Vac; $3990 – Maxi Vac, pasturevacuums.com)
Country Carpenters Barn Kit – This season, treat yourself to the gift that keeps on giving and will be enjoyed for years to come. Country Carpenters specializes in beautifully handcrafted post and beam barn kits that can be fully customized and delivered to your door. Their experienced staff will support you every step of the way in designing and realizing the horse barn of your dreams
For the Young Rider
Crafty Ponies -Crafty Ponies provide young equine enthusiasts with horsemanship lessons that will last a lifetime. These high-quality plush toys come in a variety of colors. They come with their learning passport booklet which teaches their new young owners about how to properly care for horses including tacking up, polo wrapping legs, and more. Manufactured to replicate and fit exactly like their full-size counterparts, you can outfit your Crafty Pony with miniature equine accessories.
A Wise Choice – Many cultures associate owls with wisdom. We do too. Piccoli owls love reading. So snuggle up with their barn owls and learn how to say I love you in French — Je vous amie.
Read and Learn – In a continuing effort to raise awareness of equine breeds, so they don’t become extinct, Equinekids works with horse organizations and photographers from around the world. Together we introduce your little ones to as many breeds as possible; Foal and Friends Series
Taming Manes – Mane ‘n Tail’s Spirit Untamed Caramel Apple Scented Shampoo and Conditioner are the only hair products you’ll need for bath time. But you also get their Spirit Untamed conditioning Detangler in this set of three entirely made in the USA.
The Gates to Brilliance, by Robert Dover In a fascinating book that reads like a potent elixir, three parts memoir and one part inspirational self-improvement guide. Dover is candid about the path he took on his way to becoming one of the most successful equestrians in the world. Readers hear stories from the barns, arenas, and show grounds where Dover built his career, from his days as a wild Pony Clubber to his struggles in Germany under the tutelage of some of Europe’s great riding masters.
Soothex –This best-selling cream from Emerald Valley is now made with organic ingredients including essential oils of lavender, tea tree, bitter orange, and much more with the healing powers of magnesium gel with MSM. Soothex helps promote healthy skin and tissue. Use Soothex on rain rot, scratches, rubbed tails and manes, insect bites.
Leather New Total Care – Leather New Total Care is a convenient avocado-oil-based leather cleaner and conditioner in one. The innovative formula safely cleans and conditions all colors of tack without stripping dye from dark leather or darkening light leathers. With no silicones, waxes, or petroleum distillates, the formula even keeps stitching looking new.
Hawthorne Sole Pack –Aids in the prevention and destruction of bacterial and fungal infections. Available in a dressing, packing, or paddies and in multiple sizes, with pricing starting at under $3.00.
Dreamers ‘n Schemers Socks – Buy two get one free! Every pack has one matching pair and a fun single. Purchase two packs of Pair and a Spare Socks, and get a spare pair free!
Gem Blessed Boutique – Looking for beautiful jewelry and wearable positive energies? Lisa creates one-of-a-kind high-quality handmade gemstone pieces with energies to balance your body, mind, and spirit. Discover your connection with what the earth provides for us naturally! ($15-250, etsy.com/shop/GemBlessedBoutique)
Holiday Horseshoes These gorgeous horseshoe Christmas trees are hand-welded and made locally in New Hampshire. Additionally, they are made from used horseshoes… each one has a story all its own!
ShinyThingz – Real size horseshoe keepsakes that are handmade with epoxy resin for our beloved equines. Add your horse’s name and tail hairs with a choice of color, glitter, and flowers for a customized keepsake that will last forever
Custom Artwork – Purchase a 14×11” Charcoal portrait of your horse’s head hand-drawn by New England Portraitist, ShawnaLee W. Kwashnak, from your supplied pics. Gift Certificates available.
Looking for a Unique Gift? – Golden Vibes Custom Creations has a large selection of pre-made items or will work with you to design something fresh. They specialize in customizing everyday clothing, hats, pet items, riding apparel, bags, and more.
Rock Art – Using rocks and shells, this self-taught artist creates beautiful artwork that showcases horses in a variety of poses, including jumpers, Western, reiners, barrel racers, and so much more! Custom pieces are also available.
(Prices start at $50, Decho on Facebook)