competition wear

Women's Competition Wear

We can help you put together a winning competition outfit from this season’s must-have competition clothing.

Hot summer months mean every competitor will be looking for that light and airy show shirt. Many brands such as Ariat, Holland Cooper and Shires have all designed show shirts with breathable mesh panels to help you cool.

For those still out competing during the winter months you know how important show shirts with long sleeves are to keep you warm. Along with a slightly thicker show jacket all designed to wick away moisture so you won’t be cold.

Many show jackets are now made with lightweight and stretchable fabric to help increase your range of movement compared to the thicker traditional competition jacket. If you are looking for a water repellant and breathable show jacket then Dublin’s tailored competition jacket will be your perfect purchase.

EqueTech offer the most beautiful range of traditional tweed jackets and Ariat have gone above and beyond with its range of stylish yet technical show jackets. Pikeur and Cavallo’s range of tailcoats will not disappoint when you are looking for the most flattering appearance in the dressage arena.

Pair a show jacket with white or tan breeches and you will definitely be drawing attention. Breeches or tights, high rise or low rise, knee patch or full seat we can match you up with your perfect breech to help you look incredible and feel comfortable in the saddle.

Lastly, finish off your look with a stock and pin, and a show-stopping belt. Fairfax and Favor have the most gorgeous suede ladies’ belts, Holland Cooper has a classic slim leather belt with their iconic logo on the buckle, and Pampeano polo belts have a great choice of colours.

NEW IN FROM ARIAT

This season Ariat have updated the Tri Factor X to the Tri Factor X Bellatrix full seat breech. The update now includes smart technology, with durable and compressive fabric which lends flexibility and balance to mirror your ride.

  • Moisture Movement Technology™ wicks away moisture from the skin
  • Calf Fit System (CFS™) alleviates pressure points and friction
  • Core Control Technology™ provides slimming support
  • Ariat® Hex Silicone Grip full seat for optimal grip in the saddle
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Product FAQs

FAQ / What do ladies wear for eventing?

For competitors who are Eventing and are over the age of 18 (Competing at Intermediate level and below) the following dress code is required under the British Eventing rules:

Dressage and Show Jumping Phase

Cross Country Phase

For more information please see the rules of the competition you have entered or the British Eventing handbook.

FAQ / What do women wear for dressage competitions?

Most unaffiliated events will be more lenient with the dress code but if you follow British Dressage competitor dress you won’t go far wrong.

More information on British Dressage tack and equipment can be found here

FAQ / What do ladies wear for show jumping competitions?

Riding Hat – Must meet required standards

Show Jacket – Traditional style tailered jackets in dark colours, traditional tailered hacking jackets

Show Shirts – Shirts may have long or short sleeves and must have a white collar; long-sleeved shirts must have white cuffs. Ladies may wear shirts with high white collars without a stockColoured ties or stocks may be worn with hacking jackets. Shirts must be properly done up at all times

Breeches – Approved colours are white, pale yellow or fawn.

Riding Boots – Must be black or brown including traditional riding boots, leather jodhpur boots with plain black or brown leather “gaiters.”

More information can be found in the British Showjumping handbook

FAQ / Do you need to wear a stock for dressage?

Show shirts should be paired with a tie or a stock which is white, cream, or a dark neutral colour. If you find tying a stock difficult you could purchase a ready tied stock.

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