In true British style the weather is proving somewhat unpredictable lately, so we’ve put together a selection of gilets to help keep you warm on those slightly cooler mornings at the yard:

Cavallo Gia

Cavallo

This gorgeous ladies high-tech gilet is heat insulating, windproof, water repellent, breathable and temperature regulating thanks to its technical down filling. It also has a storm flap, a chin guard and a two way zip. Available in flame red or blue night.

RRP: £129

Visit: http://cavallo-uk.shptron.com

PK De Keizer

PK

This close-fitting gilet is softly padded, water repellent and breathable, making it suitable for all seasons. It boasts a high collar and has wind catchers in the armholes for extra ventilation, should you need it. Available in true blue or French blue.

RRP: £77

Visit: http://pk-equestrian.shptron.com

Mila Summer Fleece Gilet

Horseware

This lightweight, super soft fleece is a perfect summer fleece for those chillier evenings or mornings. The gilet features a roll collar, contrasting detail, a full front zip and two front pockets and is styled to give a flattering fit. Machine washable.

RRP: 35.95

Visit: www.horseware.com

Felix Bühler Celina II Gilet

Kramer

This sporty women’s gilet has an extra high collar, side vents, embroidery at the front and back, two zip insertion pockets and one inner zip pocket.

RRP: £34.90

Visit: www.kramer.co.uk

BR Britt Body-warmer

BR copy

This soft-shell body warmer features stylish seams, two zip pockets, bling zip pullers, decorative mesh side panels and studs at the collar.

RRP: £57.95

Visit: www.br.nl

Annabel Brocks Pelham Gilet

Annabell Brocks

The Pelham wool tweed gilet features a faux fur collar and is a stylish essential for any wardrobe. This gilet is very easy to wear, as seen in the trot-up at Badminton this year. Made in the UK.

RRP: £145

Visit: www.annabelbrocks.com 

Ladies Aylsham Fleece Gilet

Alan Paine

The popular Aylsham fleece gilet is a useful addition to any wardrobe. It’s perfect for warmer days or as an extra layer underneath a coat. The gilet has a robust front zipper and two handy zipped pockets. Additionally the waist can be adjusted to ensure a comfortable fit. Available in a choice of 11 colours.

RRP: £69.99

Visit: www.alanpaine.co.uk

Equiline Carissa Gilet

Equiline

This lightweight, padded, zip-up gilet features a D-ring fastener on the collar. It is water resistant and breathable and is available in a choice of colours.

RRP: £107.50

Visit: www.fearnsfarmpartnership.co.uk

Townend Quest Padded Gilet 

Townend

This unisex gilet is nice and cosy and has a down-like filling. It features Townend branded poppers and a front zip. It is ideal for wearing on the yard, riding or even casual wear.

RRP: £55

Visit: www.townenddirect.com

Toggi Team GBR Rio

Toggi

Show your support for our Equestrian Team GBR heroes in style this summer, with the Rio ladies quilted gilet from Toggi. In patriotic red, white and blue, the Rio is made from a super soft fabric and features elegant seam shaping for a flattering shape. A percentage of sales will go back to the British Equestrian Federation to help generate additional funds for all equestrian disciplines.

RRP: from £55

Visit: www.toggi.com

Just Togs Ascot Gilet

Just Togs

This luxurious gilet is perfect for layering and is both stylish and windproof, making it ideal for all riding duties or just to keep warm on cooler days. It features a fitted hood, a YKK front zip, side popper front pockets and embroidered branding.

RRP: £51

Visit: www.justtogs.co.uk

Schöffel Oakham Fleece Gilet

schoffel

The Oakham Fleece Gilet is from the German brand Schoffel, which was established in 1804 and is known for its technological innovation in country clothing.

RRP: £129.95

Visit: www.oliverbrown.org.uk 

British Eventing Soft Shell Gilet

British Eventing

This gilet is both practical and stylish and is perfect as a lightweight outer layer. The gilet features a cosy microfleece layer for complete comfort and warmth and is water and wind resistant. The British Eventing logo is screen printed on the front and on the back of the gilet, along with the British Eventing horse logo. Zipped pockets and a two-way zip make this gilet ideal for riding in.

RRP: £44.95

Visit: www.equestrian.com

Pikeur Olina Quilted Waistcoat

Pikeur

This quilted waistcoat features gold zips and a stand-up collar. It is lightweight and breathable, making it perfect for chilly show mornings. Available in taupe and black.

RRP: £132

Visit: www.dressagedeluxe.co.uk

Equetech Alpha Soft Shell Gilet

Equetech

This versatile performance gilet is made from a breathable, wicking, water repellent fabric that allows for excellent freedom of movement. The gilet features an exclusive Equetech bridles print lining and two deep zip pockets.

RRP: £59.95

Visit: www.equetech.com

Snugpak Softie Vest

Snugpack

The Softie Vest allows you to stay warm whilst allowing excellent freedom of movement. The vest is both water and wind resistant, breathable and insulated to give a luxurious down-like feel.

RRP: £84.95

Visit: www.snugpak.com

Barbour Bowline Quilted Gilet

Barbour

The Bowline Gilet offers extra warmth on cooler days without feeling heavy, thanks to its lightweight down filling. The detachable hood and studded waist adjusters make it even more versatile for girls this summer.

RRP: £79.95

Visit: www.barbour.com

Schockemohle Phillipa Quilted Gilet

Schockemohle

This lightweight ladies quilted vest has a beautiful fitted shape and features contrast piping collar with a hidden hood and striped rib insert inside. In addition to this the gilet has zipper-pockets and a two-way zip.

RRP: £74

Visit: www.nagsessentials.co.uk

Euro-Star Alana Gilet

Eurostar

This ladies gilet is made from an ultra-lightweight, breathable material with a sportive softshell insert, lining and binding. It also has fashionable quilting, a two-way zipper and zip-pockets.

RRP: £68.99

Visit: www.sheepgatetackandtogs.co.uk

Spooks Lisa Gilet

Spooks

This gilet is designed with a beautiful, subtly shiny outer fabric. The inner lining features vibrant, contrast detailing. This gilet is the perfect item to wear riding, or even casually.

RRP: £79.99

Visit: www.redpostequestrian.co.uk

Ariat Conquest Vest

Ariat

This vest is made from a breathable, stretchy fleece and features binded armholes, zipped hand pockets and subtle Ariat branding.

RRP: £44.99

Visit: www.houghtoncountry.co.uk

Joules Beckley Gilet

Joules

This quilted gilet from Joules is perfect for any occasion, whether it be riding or wearing around town.

RRP: £34.95

Visit: www.countryhouseoutdoor.co.uk

Harry Hall Saltaire Gilet

Harry Hall

This quilted gilet has a stretchy soft shell side and shoulder panels. It is coated with a ‘DWR’ finish to help repel water, dirt and hair and features invisible rear double vents, contrast zips, a two-way centre front zip and lower zipped pockets.

RRP: £45

Visit: www.harryhall.co.uk

Noble Outfitters All Round Vest

noble outfitters

This stretchy, soft shell vest is great for unpredictable temperatures. It’s perfect to wear over a base layer or as a performance layering system. The vest is water and wind resistant and features secure zip pockets and a soft-brushed lining.

RRP: £69.95

Visit: www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk

Next week: don’t miss our pick of the best summer sheets.

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