16 Christmas gifts that won’t break the bank

It’s an expensive time of year for everyone, but good presents don’t need to cost the earth. Why ruin the Christmas cheer with a rather sad looking bank balance? So here’s H&H’s pick of some of the best gifts on the market for horsey lovers at affordable prices.

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Horse perpetual calendar


A handcrafted wooden calendar that lets you know the day’s date forever more. Simply adjust the month and number wooden blocks to the current date. This gift is a useful educational tool for the young, while being suitable for all ages.
Buy now: Horse perpetual calender from £9.95

I Love My Horse socks

Sock for Christmas may be a bit of a cliche, but we think these high quality novelty socks would be a great gift for any horse lover.
Buy now: I Love My Horse Socks from £5.99

euro-star Bay beanie


Fashionable beanie in cable stitch pattern with fake fur bobble. A great stocking filler for anyone as one size fits all.
Buy now: euro-star Bay beanie from £13.40

Subscription to Horse & Hound magazine

A subscription to the equestrian world’s bible is bound to go down a storm, and in this limited offer (available from Monday 13 November until Sunday 19 November only), it will cost you less than £20. Not only does the recipient get the magazine every week, they also receive a host of other special subscriber benefits to enjoy.

Buy now: Horse & Hound subscription from just £19.99

Magloc HayM8


Transform the way you hang up and release haynets. This one-handed design using magnetism puts an end to struggling with knots.
Buy now: Magloc HayM8 £14.99

Shires Pom Pom Hat Cover

This purple stretchy hat silk with faux fur pom pom also comes in black, navy, pink and red.
Buy now: Shires Pom Pom hat cover from £9.54

Brown Horse Wine Saver

A hand painted bottle stop hall that fits most popular sized bottle necks, plus it can double up as a cake decoration.
Buy now: Brown Horse Wine saver from £8

Fenside Lincoln Tweed headband

A stylish fleece-lined tweed headband and ear warmer, perfect for those style conscious outdoor fanatics.
Buy now: Fenside Lincoln Tweed headband from £11.99

Toggi Dundalk fleece lined glove

The Dundalk fleece-lined glove with super soft fleece will keep the wearer’s hands warm on the coldest of days. The gloves have reinforcement panels for extra durability.
Buy now: Toggi Dundalk fleece lined glove from £16.49

Zuber Black Horse USB stick

This cool horse-shaped USB stick has a 16 GB capacity and would add a horsey twist to any office environment.
Buy now: Zuber Black Horse USB stick from £10.98

Cannibal Kids horse watch

This unique, sturdy, trendy kids watch is easy to read and will serve any horse-mad child well.
Buy now: Cannibal Kids horse watch from £17.49

Racing Horse Cufflinks

These cufflinks are a great present for a keen racing man and can be worn again and again.
Buy now: Racing Horse Cufflinks from £6.99

Horze Christmas Cap for Helmet

This cover will make any riding hat look like Santa’s with a touch of silver sparkle trim for festive riding.
Buy now: Horze Christmas Cap for Helmet from £7.99

Horse Head Card and Photo Holder

This is a great way to hold cards or display photos and is also available in red and blue.
Buy now: Horse Head Card and Photo Holder from £14.95

Miss Lulu Horse Canvas Case

This lightweight zipped horse print pencil case is made from high quality canvas material and will make a great gift for girls and ladies. As well as storing stationary, it can also be used for cards, keys, cosmetics and other small essential items.
Buy now: Miss Lulu Horse Canvas Case from £3.99

The grass is always greener mug

A large, robust mug that is dishwasher proof and features a fun cartoon by artist Alex Underdown.
Buy now: The grass is always greener mug from £10.99

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