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Ladies Jersey Dressage Tailcoat - £169.95 at Equetech

Find of the Day: Equetech Jersey Dressage Tailcoat

Pretty, practical and affordable, what more can you ask from a dressage tailcoat? This particular model from Equetech features micro suede inserts at the collar, faux waistoat points and darted, contoured sleeves. Being machine washable you can save your dry cleaning money and put that towards more dressage entries to show off your immaculate turnout. Ladies Jersey…

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Chaser Grey Horses Tank- £66 at Shoptiques

Find of the Day: Grey Horses Tank

Flaunt your forearms in this gorgeous, ‘Grey Horses‘ sleeveless tee by Chaser. Wear with black denim shorts and pink canvas trainers for effortless style. Chaser Grey Horses Tank- £66 at Shoptiques

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ASOS ORIGINAL MOM Jeans in Pretty Mid Wash with Pearl Detail Rips, £38 at asos

Find of the Day: Ripped Jeans with Pearl Detail

These distressed, mid wash jeans are a summer sensation.  The strategic rips are artfully adorned with strings of pretty pearls that will raise your jeans game head and shoulders above your average pair of denims. Pair them with a white crochet blouse and floral metallic sandals for a stylish garden party outfit. ASOS ORIGINAL MOM Jeans…

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These Ascot Themed Pieces Will Add Class to your Home

Champagne on tap, fabulous food and of course, acres of quivering horse flesh, Royal Ascot is the epitome of racing class. Whether you’re lucky enough to attend the event or not, you too can feel like a royal by adding our gorgeous interior finds to your home. Ralph Lauren ‘Ascot Blue’ Tableware, £50 to £65…

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Bespoke Fabric Lampshade, from £30 at Robin Roadnight Equestrian Art

Find of the Day: Bespoke Fabric Equestrian Lampshade

If you like to add subtle equestrian touches to your home interior, you’ll love this beautiful lampshade by Robin Roadnight. In a choice of two sizes and four pretty pastel colours, this shade will soon become the mane attraction in your lounge or bedroom. Bespoke Fabric Lampshade – from £30 at Robin Roadnight Equestrian Art

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5 Father’s Day Gifts for Stylish Horsey Dads

Stop right there! Put down those dull socks and that terrifying tie. Show your dad that you really do care with one of these fabulous gifts that will score you big Brownie points for the year ahead. Well-groomed Harris Tweed Tartan Box Wash Bag, £45  by The Croft House at Etsy All Ears ‘Ear Me Out’ Leather…

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#24equestrian networking from Style Reins

Style Reins Launches 247 Equestrian Twitter Networking

Twitter networking has proliferated over the past few years and Style Rein’s own channels, #equestrianhour & more recently, #dressagehour have proved incredibly popular. With a  combined reach of over 20 million in May ’17 alone it’s easy to see why  individuals and businesses wish to get involved. The one common theme of most Twitter networking communities is that…

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Badminton Earrings by Sylvia Kerr

Find of the Day: Sylvia Kerr Badminton Earrings

If you love quality and love everything equestrian then these fabulous Sylvia Kerr ‘Badminton Earrings’ are for you.  Crafted from solid, sterling silver, the stirrup and signature leather strap detailing on these earrings is just stunning. Wear them with just about anything from laid back lux to elegant evening wear for a winning outfit. Badminton…

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Rearing Horse Cosmetic Bag - £35 by Curiously Arty at NOTH

Find of the Day: Rearing Horse Cosmetic Bag

If you love fashion, horses and makeup then this beautiful cosmetic bag is for you! Each bag is hand painted with a gorgeous watercolour rearing horse in fabulous shares of purples, blues and greens. The option to personalise makes this a very special gift for a horse loving lady. Rearing Horse Cosmetic Bag – £35 by…

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HKM Lauria Garrelli Lace Competition Shirt - £45 at Lofthouse Equestrian

Be an Elegant Equestrian in Lovely Lace

Lace is pretty and feminine but there is such a thing as too much, so don’t make the mistake of overdoing it. Keep it simple and only go for one item, making it your statement piece. Add one of these lace-inspired pieces to your equestrian wardrobe for a ladylike look. This stunning HKM Lauria Garelli…

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Equetech Real Riders

A Celebration of ‘Real Riders’ & the Chance to Win a Shoot with Equetech

Equestrian fashion brand Equetech are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year with an amazing competition aimed at you! The brand are looking for three real life equestrians to feature in a very special photo shoot during the first week of September to mark this significant business landmark and to celebrate real riders just like you! “We…

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Hiho Silver Foxtail Bracelet

Hiho Silver: A Foxy New Addition that’s Full of Charm

Hiho Silver is delighted to introduce its new Exclusive Sterling Silver Foxtail Charm Bead Bracelet, which it launched at Badminton Horse Trials. The company has an exciting range of roller charms in development, four Exclusive Sterling Silver and CZ Starlight Roller Charm Beads currently available, and the last few Limited Edition Hiho Badminton Roller Charms…

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Delancey Two-Tone Mesh Watch - £250 Coach

Find of the Day: Coach Delancey Two-Tone Mesh Bracelet Watch

This beautiful Coach watch perfectly combines the industrial feel of stainless steel mesh with a soft and feminine touch of rose-gold. Water-resistant to 99 feet, this watch will take you from the yard to the office and on to dinner in brilliantly on time style. Delancey Two-Tone Mesh Watch – £250 at Coach

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Painted Horses Midi Skirt - £55 at Cath Kitdston

Find of the Day: Painted Horses Midi Skirt

This versatile skirt, with its fabulous, all-over ‘Painted Horses’ print, would be a versatile addition to any wardrobe. The flattering midi length suits ladies of all ages and the pop of colour would be a welcome addition to an equestrian style wardrobe. Painted Horses Midi Skirt – £55 at Cath Kidston

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Alexa Chung Dressage Video

Alexa Chung ‘Dressage’ Video & New Logo Revealed

Ahead of her new clothing line, launching 30th May ’17, Alexa Chung has released a short film entitled ‘Dressage’. Directed by Lorin Askills with creative direction by Daniel Askill, the film depicts Alexa riding a gorgeous grey horse in an equally beautiful indoor arena. Watch the video to the end to see a sneak peek of the…

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Danni Dunn in Charleston Couture - Image copyright, Helena Smith

Charleston Couture: Dressing The Best At Badminton Horse Trials

STYLE REINS PROMOTION Charleston Couture is delighted to have styled Dannielle Dunn for the First Horse Inspection at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2017. Dressed in a stunning, bespoke Charleston Couture frock coat design with velvet pipping in waist, pockets and sleeves with bespoke buttons from Macculloch & Wallis in London with a lining…

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Temporary Horse bit tattoo

Find of the Day: Horsebit Chain Temporary Tattoo

It may only be April but we’re planning ahead for summer festivals, holidays and fun days out with friends. This cute, metallic henna, horsebit tattoo can be worn alone, with any of the set it comes with or why not team with a piece of your favourite jewellery for the ultimate in equestrian style boho…

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Hiho Silver Exclusive Cherry Roller

Hiho Silver to Launch Two New Products at Badminton Horse Trials

STYLE REINS PROMOTION Hiho Silver has added two short run pieces to its Exclusive Cherry Roller Collection. Both will be available at Badminton Horse Trials and just five of each have been made by Hiho’s King of the Road. The Exclusive Cherry Roller Collection continues to go from strength to strength with many loyal fans…

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Grand National Accessories

12 Accessories to Add Class to your Grand National Outfit

The Grand National is an exciting time for racegoers. Not only does it offer some of the most exhilarating, challenging and exciting racing, but it also offers visitors the chance to get adventurous with their outfits. Heading towards the end of the National Hunt season, many racegoers have spent the Winter in thick tweeds, trousers…

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Cirencester Polo Club: Photo by Sarah Farnsworth

Be Our Guest: Our Pick of the UK’s Best Polo Hospitality

Apart from the matches themselves one of the best things about an afternoon out at the Polo is most certainly the delicious food and drink on offer. A great excuse to nibble on cucumber sandwiches, quaff champagne and put that extra dollop of cream on your scone. Depending on the polo club in question there…

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Sugarhill Boutique Horse Print Top

Find of the Day: Sugarhill Boutique Horse Print Blouse

Our unicorn obsession continues with this printed top by Sugar Hill Boutique. So versatile, it would look amazing with smart indigo jeans and a blazer for some stylish spectating or wear it with a pencil skirt to liven up your office wardrobe. Sadly only size 12 left which just happens to be mine… oops! #inthebag…

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Danni Dunn

Charleston Couture to Partner with Young Rider, Danni Dunn

When it comes to standing out from the crowd, Danni Dunn, 24, has proven time and again to be an accomplished horsewoman and an asset to eventing. So, who better to work with than a business local to Danni, who share her passion for hard work and her dedication and professionalism, Cheltenham based country wear…

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Badminton Trot Up

Hiho Silver to Sponsor Badminton Horse Trials Trot Up

Hiho Silver is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring the trot up at this year’s Badminton Horse Trials. This is the first time that a company has sponsored the trot up. The sponsorship will see Hiho’s Andrew Ransford work with Badminton’s team to judge the best dressed male and female rider at the first…

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Bronze Greek Horse Pendant, £13 at The Dog & Dobbin

12 Winning Gifts your Horsey Mum will Love

Whether you are looking to treat your mum as a thank you for the endless hours she puts in helping you look after your pony or because she is just crazy, horse mad herself, these twelve gorgeous gifts will certainly put a smile on her face… Style Reins Magazine Digital Subscription, £7.99 per year Sophie…

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Wool Poncho

His and Hers Cheltenham Festival Style

Cheltenham Festival isn’t just about the racing. Whilst it is the primary reason that 260,000 people visit the Cotswolds course across the 4 days, it is also an opportunity to dress to impress. Ladies Day, held on the Wednesday of the meeting, is a prime opportunity to wow the crowd, where 57,000 aim to amaze…

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Karen Carson - Elite Horse Owners

Equestrian Insider: Karen Carson of Elite Horse Owners

Karen Carson has spent the majority of her working life in the hedge fund industry before turning her attention towards Elite Horse Owners, an organisation that partners elite horses with riders and owners as well as managing syndicates for the three equestrian Olympic disciplines. Tara Punter spoke to Karen to learn more about this exciting…

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Glitter heart unicorn necklace

Find of the Day: Winged Unicorn & Glittery Heart Necklace

  This fabulous necklace brings together two of our favourite things – glitter and unicorns! The winged unicorns (pegacorns? alicorns?) are crafted from hand-drawn stencils. The heart from four types of holographic glitter. Wear it with a plain white shirt and your favourite jeans for understated evening glamour… Winged Unicorn & Glittery Heart Necklace –…

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The Adventures of Selika

Selika’s Adventure in Fashion

Sybil H. Mair, writer-director of the acclaimed film The Equestrian tells us about her new film, The Adventures of Selika and the costumes appearing in the opening scene… The Adventures of Selika tells the coming-of-age story of Selika, a young African princess displaced by war, has been sent to be brought up by a noble family in France, during…

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Find of the Day: Corita Rose ‘Horses’ Cushion

This fabulous ‘Horses’ cushion by Corita Rose will lend a touch of equestrian style luxury to your home interior. The feather stuffing and velvet fabric add to the opulent feel and the striking design will look brilliant in your lounge or bedroom. Corita Rose ‘Horses’ Cushion – £66.50 (was £95) at Amara

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Style Reins VIP #partyanimal Pouch (special commission)

10 Super Stylish Equestrian Gifts for £10 or Less

Christmas is galloping towards us and with just a few days left to shop we’ve put together our 10 favourite things you can get for a tenner or less from the Style Reins Shop. Take advantage of our Christmas offer of 20% off across our horsey gifts and jewellery range while stocks last! View all products with…

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