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Great gift ideas for pony-mad girls and boys


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  • Are you on the lookout for horse gifts for girls and boys? There is so much to choose from, including essential beginner riding kit, horse games and horsey books for children. If so, here are some gift ideas for pony-mad children, whether they dream of riding like Charlotte Dujardin or caring for the stars like Alan Davies

    Horse, Ponies and Unicorns Top Trumps

    Horse, Ponies and Unicorns Top Trumps

    RRP: £5.49 |

    This entertaining and educational card game can be played anywhere. Perfect to slip into a stocking.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    The Racehorse Who Learned To Dance best horse books for children

    The Racehorse Who Learned To Dance

    Author: Clare Balding
    Illustrator: Tony Ross
    Published: 2020
    Available as paperback, hard cover, Audiobook, Kindle edition or audio CD

    This is the third instalment of Charlie Bass and her accidentally purchased racehorse (following The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop and The Racehorse Who Disappeared) and they are facing their greatest challenge yet. Charlie’s friend Polly is recovering from an accident that left her almost paralysed but they are determined to find a way to make Polly’s equestrian dreams come true.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Happy Linen Company Yule-nicorn bedding

    Happy Linen Company Yule-nicorn bedding

    RRP: From £16 |

    This mythical unicorn bed set glows in the dark to keep the magic alive after lights out!

    View now at happylinencompany.co.uk

    Rosette Display

    Rosette Display

    RRP: £44.50 |

    Any young rider will love the chance to show off their rosette collection in pride of place with this display hanger.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Horse Club Adventures best horse games

    Schleich Horse Club Adventures

    RRP: From £24.99 |

    Available on Nintendo Switch or Play Station 4, this is a game of quests and mini games that will be sure to entertain children for hours as there are plenty of features to “unlock”.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Grubs Muddies Icicle 5.0 boots

    Grubs Muddies Icicle 5.0 boots

    Colours: Charcoal or violet | Sizes: Children’s 6–13, adults 1–2 | RRP: £39.95 |

    With these warm and waterproof little boots from Grubs, no puddle will be left un-splashed, and the kick rim makes the boots very easy to pull off. 

    View now at oldrids.co.uk

    Melissa & Doug craft kit

    Melissa & Doug craft kit

    RRP: £7.49 |

    The perfect gift for children who love to get stuck into arts and crafts.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Brightside Unicorn Tin

    Brightside Unicorn Tin

    RRP: £11 |

    This is the perfect gift for storing precious pony memories and keepsakes. 

    View now at amazon.co.uk or equus.co.uk

    Dublin Sparkly Unicorn crop

    Dublin Sparkly Unicorn crop

    Colours: Blue, rainbow, black or red | RRP: £10.50 |

    Help a young rider standout from the crowd with this fun and practical whip from Dublin. 

    View now at amazon.co.uk, rideawaystore.com or sportsdirect.com

    Pocket Eyewitness Horses: Facts at Your Fingertips

    Pocket Eyewitness Horses: Facts at Your Fingertips

    RRP: £11 |

    Packed with amazing stats, helpful photographs and genius facts, this book will tell the reader everything they need to know about horses in a handy pocket-sized guide.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Supreme Products Ride-on fleece saddle cover

    Supreme Products Ride-on fleece saddle cover

    Colours: Pink or red | RRP: £14.99 |

    Protect their saddle from dust and scratches and keep it clean with this cover from Supreme Products. It has elastic all the way round the edge and stirrup holes so they can ride in it to keep the saddle looking new all year round. 

    View now at equus.co.uk or viovet.co.uk

    Contigo Easy Clean water bottle

    Contigo Easy Clean water bottle

    RRP: £19.99 |

    Designed with even the clumsiest of little ones in mind, both parents and children will thank you for Contigo’s Easy Clean water bottle. As its name suggests, it can be cleaned quickly and easily whilst being 100% spill-proof.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Joules Brilliant Bamboo socks 

    Joules Brilliant Bamboo socks 

    Sizes: 6–8.5, 9–12 or 12.5–3.5 | RRP: £12.95 |

    These socks are crafted from a bamboo mix, which means they’re breathable, hypoallergenic and thermo-regulating. And they’re pretty cute, too.

    View now at joules.com

    Equetech Figgy Pudding hat silk

    Equetech Figgy Pudding hat silk

    RRP: £14.95 |

    Start the Christmas shopping now! With a flexible peak, 3D features and a stretchy fit, this fun hat silk from Equetech fits all size helmets. It is also available in snowman, reindeer and Santa styles.

    View now at equus.co.uk or amazon.co.uk

    Horse duvet set

    Horse duvet set

    RRP: £19.99 |

    This single duvet cover set is ideal for any aspiring champion. 

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Hunter Original Big Kids wellington boots 

    Hunter Original Big Kids wellington boots 

    Colours: Black, navy, red, pink, yellow, green, blue or purple | Sizes: UK 12–5 | RRP: £50 |

    Designed for adventures, these boots are a mini version of the iconic Hunter Original Tall boots.

    View now at hunterboots.com

    Ponyo Horsewear backpack

    Ponyo Horsewear backpack

    Colours: 9 fun options | RRP: £25 |

    Handy for the yard, shows, days out or school, this Ponyo backpack is made from the same waterproof fabric as Ponyo turnout rugs – and comes in all the same fun patterns.

    Jump 4 Joy Young Rider fences

    Jump 4 Joy Young Rider fences

    RRP: from £282 |

    Treat a young rider to a new fence set from Jump 4 Joy this Christmas – there are loads of fun designs to choose from.


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