As the weather warms up, don’t miss this great selection of breathable show jackets to keep you cool in the ring.
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This gorgeous jacket offers two fabulous looks in a flash of a zip thanks to its clever changeable collars. It is a beautifully contemporary, fitted and breathable show jacket and is ideal for all equestrian disciplines. It is styled in a durable Teflon coated shower proof polyester twill and has 5% Lycra for added stretch and fit.
Mark Todd Summer competition jacket
Combining Italian tailoring and modern technical fabrics, this competition jacket is practical, comfortable and stylish. It is made from a four-way stretch material and features tridimensional mesh panels, meaning that summer competition has never been such a breeze.
Pikeur Saphira jacket
This super light, elastic and breathable softshell jacket features beautiful sparkly decoration on the collar, sleeves and slits. It is available in black, navy, chocolate and anthracite.
This ladies jumping show jacket has elegant lurex piping on the collar and is extremely comfortable, thanks to its special ‘Sofileta’ material – this not only helps regulate your body temperature, but also makes the jacket breathable and hardwearing as it is water and dirt repellant. Available in black, dark blue, azur blue and red.
Helite Air show jacket
Featuring a zip-in airbag, this breathable jacket is made from a machine-washable, stretch fabric and is permitted for use in British Showjumping competitions.
RRP: from £495
Felix Bühler Crystal II competition jacket
This jacket is the perfect combination of eye-catching design and breathability and has an excellent fitted cut. It features elaborate embroidery, two flap pockets with crystals and vents at the back.
Dublin Ladies Derby softshell show jacket
This breathable show jacket is constructed from a technical, lightweight and water resistant softshell fabric. It also features moisture wicking underarm mesh vents for extra breathability. Available in black and navy.
AA Platinum Motion Lite competition jacket
Made from a unique lightweight and extremely breathable mesh, this jacket allows air to flow through it as you ride, making it the ultimate summer competition jacket. It is also stretchy, allowing optimum movement and a second skin feel.
RRP: from £145
Cavallo Cannes Breathable show jacket
This dressage show jacket includes beautiful pearl detailing on the collar as well as pearl buttons. It has been designed to create a tailored fit, ensuring that you’re the envy of the competition ring. Its breathable and stretchy fabric also means that you’ll feel the best too. Available in black or dark blue.
Tredstep Solo Pro coat
This uniquely tailored, traditional style show coat combines innovative materials with performance enhancing features. Its four-way stretch fabric is breathable, matt and silent in motion. The jacket’s existing collar will also neatly zip off, so you can choose from a selection of 12 interchangeable collars in double or single piping.
Just Togs Elegance show jacket
The Elegance Show Jacket is made from an exclusive Just Togs two-way stretch fabric that gives maximum comfort and movement. This unique fabric gives the rider a neat, “non-stretch” look, so you have the beauty of a traditional tailored jacket but with all the values of a technical style. The design details make this jacket stand apart, with black crystals scattered on the collar and back waist panel that capture the light and add an elegant touch.
Horse Pilot Aerotech jacket
The new Horse Pilot Aerotech jacket is extremely light and comfortable. It is made from a stretchy, ultra-breathable fabric and will keep you feeling cool and looking great. It is also fully customisable at no extra cost.
Equiline Hazel competition jacket
This stylish show jacket is made from highly breathable, four-way-stretch fabric with a ‘micro holes zone’ and ventilation air-eyelets under the arms and the back of the neck. It features two silver zip pockets and has techno-suede on the collar, zip and back vent.
This breathable show jacket is made from a lightweight, windproof and water resistant softshell. It is available in three colours; black, navy and Dutch blue.
Vincitori Men’s Breathable show jacket
This tailored jacket is crafted in a four-way stretch technical cloth, yet has the appearance of having been traditionally woven. The Teflon coating repels light rainfall, but the cloth maintains a soft drape and a superior hand feel. The classic cut creates a strong silhouette, detailed with functional features like the front button fastening and cuff buttons.
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