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Find of the Day: Personalised Horse & Rider Word Art Print

If you love horse riding then this amazing horse & rider word art print is perfect for you. Choose from a trotting or jumping image and personalise with up to 20 words or short phrases of your choice.  Add in dates to make a brilliant commemorative gift for a horse loving friend. Personalised Horse & Rider Word…

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Find of the Day: Unicorn Print Pyjamas

Kick back in style in this silky soft unicorn pyjama set from Boohoo. In gorgeous purple satin printed with our favourite mystical beast, you’ll certainly be a sleeping beauty. Unicorn Print Pyjamas – £18 at Boohoo  

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Find of the Day: ‘Carson’ Tweed Horse Head

Add a contemporary and humorous touch to your home with this unusual ‘Carson’ horse head trophy by Softheads. This sculptural piece is created from tweed fabric with the addition of a leather bridle. Wherever you hang him, Carson is sure to become a talking point! ‘Carson’ Tweed Horse Head – £245 at Amara  

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Christmas Shopping

Learn How to Love Christmas Shopping with these Expert Tips

Don’t let Christmas shopping give you the humbug.. with our super stylish shopping tips you can shop with plenty of festive spirit. Former fashion stylist and equestrian, country & luxury PR Ashley Rossiter from MirrorMePR gives her top tips… As a former stylist, shopping was a large part of my life (Yes, I know amazing)…

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Horseracing brooch

12 ‘Gifts’ of Christmas for National Hunt Fanatics

Christmas is literally around the corner, the office and yard parties are in full swing, and the Xmas television adverts have been playing out for what seems like months; therefore you know it’s time to start the hunt for that perfect gift to present to your loved ones on the big day. If your nearest…

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Crystal Rocking Horse by Stevenson Bros

7 Gifts with Sparkle for Bling Loving Equestrians

I’ve always been a bit of a magpie, if it’s shiny or sparkling you can be sure it’s going to catch my eye.  I remember the start of my horsey bling obsession, I was too young for long boots but was desperate for the look so when mum found a pair of half chaps with…

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Hanrose Christmas Stocking

Editors Pick: Christmas Gifts for Equestrian VIPs

With a whole year of Style Reins VIP equestrian subscription boxes now under our belt, I am feeling very lucky indeed to have worked with some fabulous brands both in the UK and overseas.  All fifteen companies have provided the most gorgeous products for our VIPs who in turn have shared their amazing feedback on our social…

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Find of the Day: Bridle Print Scarf

Pamper yourself this season with this classy Francesca Silk Scarf by Ralph Lauren.  The bold crest print and fabulous bridle design ooze equestrian style. Pair this stunning scarf with a long black coat and knee-length boots to look effortlessly elegant! Bridle Print Scarf – £89 at Ralph Lauren

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Find of the Day: Stud & Glitter Ankle Boots

Now autumn is truly upon us, treat your feet to these fun and funky pointed suede ankle boots adorned with glitter and studs. Wear with a leather pencil skirt and fine knit sweater for a sassy office look. Stud & Glitter Ankle Boots – £149 at Asos

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Find of the Day: Sequin Embellished Unicorn Gown

This gorgeous floor-length gown from Alexander McQueen bears a unique combination of black and silver tulle with an antique hand-embroidered sequined unicorn in pale golden hues adorning both the front and back. Pair this appealing gown with simple slingback sandal or a lathered black clutch and let your grace steal the show! Sequin Embellished Unicorn…

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Holiday Cards Box Set - $25 ($4 for single card) at Life Between the Ears

Find of the Day: Life Between the Ears Christmas Cards

If this gorgeous ‘between the ears’ scene of a snowy white horse being ridden through a Norwegian pine forest doesn’t get you in the mood for Christmas then I don’t know what will. We love these cards so much that we’ve featured them in our Style Reins VIP Christmas box! Brought to you by the amazing…

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10 Pieces of Spooky Horse Art for Halloween

The horse is considered a creature of loyalty and courage in popular culture. Even in medieval tales, horses have held a position of respect and importance. But, what if you could see our equine friends in a different light? Here are some horse images of death, misery and darkness, which are so dark and horrific,…

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Find of the Day: Ralph Lauren Bridle Belted Gloves

This fabulous pair of warm gloves made of genuine black leather has bridle-inspired sliver buckles at the cuffs giving a stylish equestrian touch to your winter look. Wear them with a cosy poncho sweater or a chic over-sized coat to stand out from the crowd. Ralph Lauren Bridle Belted Gloves – £79 at Ralph Lauren

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Find of the Day: Riviera Maison Serving Tray

Drawing inspiration from gentleman’s country clubs, this lightweight wooden tray is perfect for serving drinks and nibbles at your evening party. With its stylish equestrian polo motif design, it is sure to enhance your impression as a perfect host! Riviera Maison Serving Tray – £59 at Houseology

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National Hunt fashion

How to Dress like a Winner for National Hunt Season

It is that exciting time of year again when the new National Hunt season is well and truly underway and as equestrian fashion folk the joy and necessity of planning our racing outfits has begun! Capes are all the rage this racing season. Not only are they a chic piece that can do wonders for…

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CARAVAGGIO (Ryan Moore) wins Coventry Stakes Royal Ascot 14 Jun 2016 - Pic Steven Cargill /

Celebrating 10 Years of Partnership Between Longines & Ascot Racecourse

This year marks the year of something really quite special. Luxury Swiss watch brand, Longines, is celebrating their 10 year partnership with Ascot Racecourse, the track renowned for some of the world’s best horse-racing and home of the prestigious meeting held every June, Royal Ascot. Longines’ involvement with the equestrian industry dates back to 1878…

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Horse wall hooks

Find of the Day: Horse Wall Hooks

At Style Reins we love all things quirky so these wall hooks, upcycled from toy horse figures are just perfect! Painted in shiny silver and mounted on a lilal plank, they would look fab in a bedroom, cloakroom or very stylish tackroom. Horse Wall Hooks – £16 by Tweak Unique at Etsy

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The Exclusive Cherry Roller Snaffle Bangle is now available with bling rollers – just like this one.

Find of the Day: Hiho Silver Cherry Roller Snaffle Bangle

The Exclusive Cherry Roller Snaffle Bangle is now available with bling rollers – just like this one. Made from sterling silver with 18ct rose gold plated sterling silver rollers to give it that authentic cherry roller look. If you already own this bangle, you can have the beads retrofitted for a small fee. Sterling Silver…

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Find of the Day: Woven Leather Mini Bucket Bag

Inspired by Sicily’s rustic wicker baskets, this mini beauty is woven with Italian Nubuck calf leather – we love it because, well let’s face it, it looks like a nosebag! Use it as a stylish way to carry your everyday stuff (phone, keys, purse) or fill it with hay and fulfill all your ponies wildest dreams… Woven…

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Find of the Day: Field Flower ‘Dressage Coat’

This cosy wool & acrylic mix ‘Dressage Coat’ by Field Flower is a must-have for your autumn/winter wardrobe. Layer it over your fave long sleeve tees for snuggly equestrian style. Field Flower ‘Dressage Coat’ – £158 at Anthropologie

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Find of the Day: Hobbs ‘Palace Collection’ Equestrian Jacket

Inspired by Queen Victoria’s riding jacket, this fabulous piece has a figure-flattering cut and is made from beautiful, Italian boucle wool. With a hand painted horse print lining and red felt trim, this jacket is sure to be a wardrobe winner this autumn. ‘Palace Collection’ Equestrian Jacket – £249 at Hobbs

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Leather Snaffle Bit Bag

Find of the Day: Leather Snaffle Bit Handbag

Meet our new favourite handbag! The nut brown leather is gorgeous and the the front flap snaffle detail is so cute but it’s the snaffle bits incorporated into the shoulder straps that elevate this bag into another league. At just £99.95 it’s a great price too. Haston Bag in Leather – £99.99 at Woof & Neddy

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Hooked on Horses

Find of the Day: Hooked on Horses & Hounds!

This ‘Hooked on Horses & Hounds!’ double hook is a perfectly practical addition to any horse lovers home. Use it in your kitchen, hallway or even your tack room to hang your bridles, hats and handbags… Hooked on Horses & Hounds – £35 at Pink Whiskers

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Equestrian Baking Accessories to Make All your Bakes Great

Have you joined in the #GBBO madness? It seems that the whole nation is tuning in to watch Mary, Paul, Mel, and Sue, as well as this year’s contestants, on the 2016 Great British Bake Off. In fact, the series is so popular that the last day of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials featured a…

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Equestrian tote bag: £7.99 at Etsy

Find of the Day: ‘English & Horse’ Tote Bag

A brilliant bag that will appeal to any horse lover who knows (or think they know) how to speak ‘horse’! This handy bag would be a fun way to cart your gear to shows or why not buy a few in different colours to hang on your tack room wall and colour code your storage…

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Toggo top

Find of the Day: Toggi Team GBR Paris Sleeveless Polo

A combination of jumping up and down in front of the TV as we won our equestrian Olympic medals and this week’s rare sunshine has left us searching for ways to keep cool both in and out of the saddle – this patriotic, short sleeve polo top by Toggi fits the bill perfectly! A brilliantly stylish top…

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Find of the Day: Gap Mirrored Horse Tank Top

This horse print tank top from Gap comes in a gorgeous shade of green. The jersey knit is soft to wear and comes in a relaxed fit that’s perfect to wear with your jeans or with your joddies to draw admiring glances down at the yard. Mirrored Horse Graphic Tank – £16.95 at Gap

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Graham & Brown Horse Wall Art - £22 at Very

Find of the Day: Horse Art on Fir Wood

This stunning horse wall art by Graham & Brown depicts a beautiful native pony and is printed onto a fir wood board. It’s rustic charm and muted palette would look perfect in any horse lovers bedroom, adding to a calming and restful atmosphere – inspiring dreams of ponies on windswept moors… At 50 cm x 50 cm…

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Equestrian fashion

Pass the Pimms: How to Make a Splash at a Summer Event

It’s already been a busy equestrian summer full of great British events for the Style Reins team, with the likes of Badminton Horse Trials, Gatcombe, Royal Ascot and with the polo calendar now well under way! So we thought it was about time to look at what’s been hot in the style stakes and provide…

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FAUSTO PUGLISI Horse Print Crew Neck Sweater - £526 at Tessabit

Find of the Day: Fausto Puglisi Horse Print Sweater

If you’re looking for a cover up for chilly summer evenings, we found you the perfect thing! This cute pink, horse print sweater by Fausto Puglisi would look amazing with boyfriend jeans and comfortable flats (as pictured). Don’t hide it away in the winter either. Rock it with black ripped jeans and your fave leather…

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