Stay cool and stylish this season with this super selection of summer breeches.

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Horseware Ladies’ Summer Denim breeches

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These lightweight denim summer breeches are suitable for riding and everyday wear. They have a fabulous stretch, yet hold the female shape perfectly. They feature a full seat, button closing and an elastic band inside the waist for optimal fit and comfort.

RRP: from £79.95

Visit: www.horseware.com

Schokemohle Ladies’ Libra knee patch breeches



These stylish, colourful breeches feature an anatomically shaped knee patch with silicon grips and elastic leg cuffs for added comfort in the saddle. They are available in grapefruit and olive and are ideal for everyday wear.

RRP: £119

Visit: www.naylors.com

Mark Todd Coolmax grip breeches

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These breeches are made using innovative ‘Coolmax’ technical fabric, meaning that they wick moisture away from the skin to keep you cool and comfortable. They feature silicone grip knee patches, belt loops and an ankle sock.

RRP: from £93.99

Visit: www.olddairysaddlery.co.uk

Montar Kate Full Seat Silicon breeches

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These breeches are made from innovative fabric and are super stretchy and comfy to wear. They are mid-rise with soft, elasticated bottoms to ensure that there is no bulk inside your boots.

RRP: from £90

Visit: www.divineequestrian.co.uk

Cavallo Caja Grip

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These popular breeches are made from ‘Sofileta’ softshell material, which means that they are not only extremely comfortable, breathable and heat regulating but are dirt and water repellent too. The super stretchy material makes these breeches extremely comfortable to wear.

RRP: £165

Visit: cavallo-uk.shptron.com

Just Togs Crystal breeches

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These elegant, well-fitting breeches feature signature Swarovski Crystals – the front and back pockets have been trimmed with these gems to give just the right amount of design detail. The back pockets also feature flattering embroidery and top stitching. The knees have a modern, technical silicon patch in a great design to assure unrivalled contact with the saddle. Perfect for everyday or competition use.

RRP: £59.99

Visit: www.justtogs.co.uk

Bridleway Ladies Tillington breeches

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This lightweight pair of breeches is made from a stay cool fabric and offers a streamline leg with grippy silicone gel knees for security in the saddle. Available in black and navy.

RRP: £52.95 

Visit: www.naylors.com

PK Carbon

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These rugged biker-look knee patch breeches have a zipped pocket on the back and a hologrammed logo on the back waistband. In addition to this, lycra tubing at the bottom gives optimal comfort and allows your boots to fit better. Available in blue and grey denim.

RRP: £69

Visit: pk-equestrian.shptron.com

Shires Ladies Bloomsbury Performance breeches

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A stylish, lightweight pair of breeches made from ‘Meryl Sport’ fabric to help them feel like a second skin. Features include contrasting leg cuffs made from ‘Dri-Lex’ to provide a slim leg fit and eye-catching embellished pockets and diamante detail.

RRP: £54.99

Visit: www.naylors.com

Equiline Cedar breeches

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The Equiline Cedar breeches are made from a Schoeller microfibre fabric and have a revolutionary ‘X-Grip’ full seat. The seat offers superior stability in the saddle thanks to the four way stretch silicon, without losing any freedom of movement or comfort. The waist-block system grants optimal fitting on the waist and the stretch cuff system on the bottom of the leg provides a perfect fit without bulk in your riding boots.

RRP: £189

Visit: www.dressagedeluxe.co.uk

Noble Outfitters Balance riding tights

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These breeches offer the optimum combination of equestrian performance and fit. Their innovative design and high-recovery stretch fabric gives the most flattering fit. They are lightweight, making them perfect for the summer months, and their ‘Opti-Dry’ technology wicks moisture away.

RRP: £59.95

Visit: www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk

Felix Bühler Grip full-seat breeches

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These elegant and comfortable breeches are of a high quality and are available in a variety of colours.

RRP: from £54.90

Visit: www.kramer.co.uk

Equiline Maud breeches

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These breathable breeches are made from Schoeller stretch fabric with the silicon treated ‘X-Grip’ system on the inside of the knees for greater rider stability, freedom of movement and excellent comfort.

RRP: £182

Visit: www.fearnsfarmpartnership.co.uk

Harry Hall Beeford breeches

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These super comfy pull-on breeches are made from a soft marl material and are ideal for everyday riding. They feature close contact stretch cuffs and diamond printed knee patches.

RRP: £35

Visit: www.harryhall.co.uk

HyPerformance Chester ladies’ breeches

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These breeches have exquisite embroidery detailing to the rear zip pockets. They perform well and have advanced moisture wicking properties and no bulk stretch hem ankle cuffs.

RRP: £80

Visit: www.hy-equestrian.com

Euro-star Judith ladies’ full grip breeches

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These breeches offer all day riding comfort and are available in a range of colours, including red, navy, black and white.

RRP: £120

Visit: www.euro-star.de

Equetech Symmetry Performance breeches

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These breeches are perfect for competing and in and for casual wear. They feature a wide comfort waistband, silicone knee grip panels, integral Lycra leg panels, diagonal zip pocket and a reinforced seat seam.

RRP: £83.50

Visit: www.equetech.co.uk

Toggi Firle

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These breeches incorporate stretch side panels for the ultimate fit and fabulous summer-time comfort. They also have the same stretch panel at the ankle for ease of donning and doffing, offering exceptional comfort under your boots.

RRP: £45

Visit: www.toggi.com

Tottie Maven Tie-Dye breeches

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Stand out from the crowd this summer in these breeches, which come in black, navy and berry. The high waist allows for a comfortable yet active fit and the ultra-stretchy sides and cuffs give a streamlined appearance and performance. Additionally the jean style pockets bridge the gap between equestrian wear and casual wear.

RRP: £59.99

Visit: www.tottie.co.uk

Caldene’s Bellegra breeches

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These breeches are mid-rise and are made from a four-way stretch fabric. They have stretch panels under the waistband and along the thigh for optimal fit, a grippy seat, leg stripes with a subtly glittery silicone print, belt hoops, zip pocket and more.

RRP: £80

Visit: www.caldene.co.uk

Celia Summer breeches

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These breeches deliver trend driven details such as gold whiskered embroidery, front faux pockets and functional rear zip pockets. They are made from four-way stretch ‘Teque-Fit’ fabric with a full seat gel print, which provides ultimate grip and style in the saddle.

RRP: £74.99

Visit: www.premierequine.co.uk

Lightweight Cotton Hunt breeches

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Made in England from 100% pure cotton, these lightweight equestrian breeches are an essential item for keen horse riders or hunters – especially during the warmer summer months.

RRP: £145

Visit: www.oliverbrown.org.uk

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