8 of the best continental reins

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  • A selection of reins that are a great alternative to your standard rubber reins, with added flexibility and grip when you need it most.

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    Felix Bühler Web Italy Reins


    Web reins with leather hand and martingale stops from premium Italian leather in black, with silver-coloured fittings or brown with brass fittings. They attached to the bit using buckles.

    RRP: £24.90

    Visit: www.kramer.co.uk


    Cottage Craft Supergrip reins


    These reins, available in Pony or Full length and in 5/8in width, are made or rubber webbing for superb grip. They have leather stoppers and come in black or havana at a great price.

    RRP: £15.99 (pony) £16.99 (full)

    Visit: www.cottagecraft.co.uk


    Showmaster Web Reins


    These great value web reins are very suitable in any discipline particularly is the weather gets wet. Included leather hand and martingale stops.

    RRP: £9.99

    Visit: www.kramer.co.uk


    Mark Todd Continental Reins


    Classic continental rein design with soft, supple leather and stainless steel buckle and billets.

    RRP: £26.00

    Visit: www.olddairysaddlery.co.uk


    Claridge House Rubberised Clarino Leather Reins


    Real leather reins with concealed silver-coloured buckles, extra soft Clarino trim on the topside and fine non-slip rubber coating on the underside. Leather hand stops every 6 cm, for perfect handling. L 280 cm, W 1.5 cm.

    RRP: £34.90

    Visit: www.kramer.co.uk


    Equipe Webbed reins


    Crafted from premium Italian leather, Equipe’s continental webbed reins feature a ‘steady hand’ non-slip system of raised notches and textured cotton grip, to ensure riders have complete control and to aid a ‘no stress’ line when riding. They are available in brown, red/brown and black, and in full and cob sizes.

    RRP: £69.99

    Visit: www.equipe-uk.shptron.com/c/reins_cotton-reins


    BR linen reins


    These 19mm, non-skid, webbed reins with rubber grip are great in all weathers. Other features include rein stops and secure hook stud billets.

    RRP: £24.95

    Visit: www.br.nl


    Amerigo Vespucci web reins


    These reins feature high quality cotton webbing with premium leather hand stops for ultimate grip. The buckle studs are stitched into the leather, to allow for greater strength and durability. They are available in full length, in black or brown.

    RRP: £78

    Visit: www.amerigo-uk.shptron.com/c/vespucci_reins_web-reins


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