12 fluorescent safety products to ensure you’re seen this winter

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  • Now that the nights are drawing in and the evenings are getting darker, we've chosen our favourite fluorescent safety products to ensure that you and your horse are seen while out riding this winter.

     Helite hi-vis air jacket

    1. Air Jacket-Hi Viz
    Stay safe and be seen in this hi-vis original air jacket from Helite. It has an inflation speed of 0.1 seconds and allows full body movement. When inflated it supports the spinal column to prevent over flexion of the spine.
    Buy now: Helite hi-vis air jacket from £390.75

    BR reflective exercise rug

    2. 342103_05_01This fluorescent exercise rug is made of airflow polyester that stimulates the airflow during riding. The rug features retroreflective piping and strips along the length of the sheet and at the tail flap. This ensures excellent visibility in traffic, bad weather and in the dark. The anatomically shaped rug also features a double stitched back seam and a shaped saddle opening.

    RRP: £37.95

    Visit: www.br.nl


    Harry Hall fly veil

    3. Product 1-Harry Hall Hi Viz Fly Veil YellowThe new Harry Hall hi-viz fly veil helps to ensure that you can be seen on the roads. Also available in the hi-viz range is a matching exercise sheet, martingale and brushing boots. All sold separately.

    RRP: £12.99

    Visit: www.naylors.com or call 01706 507555


    Equisafety Aspey jacket

    4. Equisafety Adults Aspey Jacket Pink (2)Available in yellow and pink this 100% waterproof and breathable reflective jacket with taped seams is ideal for winter riding. The Aspey offers a flattering style with 360 degree visibility. Other great features include a two way zip, two large hidden pockets and an inside zipped pocket.

    RRP: from £69.99

    Visit: www.naylors.com or call 01706 507555


    Horze high visibility LED vest

    5. Horze High Visibility Vest with ledThis high visibility fluorescent vest is made from a mesh fabric and features flashing lights to the front and back. The vest also offers velcro adjustment and three different settings of light: rapid flashing, slow flashing and solid lights.

    RRP: £18.49

    Visit: www.naylors.com or call 01706 507555


    Rambo reflective Night Rider

    6. AGAA50_IKI0(2)Night Rider’s innovative fabric design offers complete 360 visibility to the horse and rider, even in low visibility and harsh weather conditions. Using the latest in sportswear technical fabrics, it features a 190D reflective polyester outer with a waterproof membrane underneath. Night Rider is both waterproof and breathable, comes with a detachable neck cover and extra-long tail flap for added safety.

    RRP: £110.00

    Visit: www.horseware.com


    Harry Hall hi-vis gilet

    7. HARRY HALL HIGH VIS GILET PINKThis gilet is perfect for those who don’t just want to wear a standard shapeless high-vis over-vest. It features a quilted down-like gimlet, a reflective print for optimum visibility and reflective sipped lower pockets. It also has a two way centre zip and invisible zipped rear double vents. Machine washable.

    RRP: £50



    Woof Wear Club brushing boot

    8. Reflective 3D and flatThe Club boot is the UK’s most popular general purpose brushing boot. It is now an essential part of your hacking kit as it is manufactured with high visibility 3M reflective straps to ensure safety and visibility during road work.

    RRP: from £28.00

    Visit: www.woofwear.com

    Equetech Vision breastplate

    9. Equetech Vision Deluxe Breastplate FRONTThe Equetech Vision Breastplate is a bold V-shaped breastplate with 50mm reflective vertical stripes, which helps draw attention to you and your horse. It also features a neck strap with adjustable buckle clip, adjustable reflective girth strap, reflective badge and reinforced binding to hem.

    RRP: £20.95

    Visit: www.equetech.com or call 01296 688966


    Golly Galoshes

    10. Pink Golly Galoshes photo Throughbred Sports PhotographyIf you want to be seen in style this winter then the high visibility Golly Galoshes collection not only help to keep your horse’s legs and boots clean and dry, but their reflective and fluorescent properties also offer excellent visibility when out hacking.

    RRP: from £25.99

    Visit: www.gollygaloshes.com


    Fluorescent Hit-Air vest

    11. Hit Air inflated FluorescentThe lightweight and discrete Fluorescent Hit-Air Vest absorbs shock in the event of a fall, protecting the neck, spine, collar bones, lower back and rib cage. Hit-Air inflates outwards rather than inwards, reducing the risk of the rider being winded by inflation. Available in adult and children’s sizes, in a range of colours including fluorescent yellow.

    RRP: from £325.00

    Visit: www.hitairuk.co.uk or call 0845 894 2868


    HyVIZ waterproof riding jacket

    12. 4818 - HyVIZ - Waterproof Riding Jacket - 1A breathable, waterproof jacket to keep you seen and safe during the winter months. Featuring a strong YKK zip fastening at the front, two zip front pockets and two side zips for added movement while riding. Elegantly cut for a flattering fit.

    RRP: £61.99

    Visit: www.Hy-Equestrian.com or call 01522 529206


    Next week: don’t miss our pick of the best long leather riding boots

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