Diamante plaiting bands — and 7 more reasons we wish we were a horsey child

  • There’s so much great gear about for horsey kids, we’re actually kind of jealous. Check this lot out…

    1. Brogante Diamante Girl’s long riding boots


    Practical yet absolutely gorgeous, these long leather lace-up boots have an elasticated panel at the back allowing room for the child’s legs to grow. And they come in a choice of colours, perfect for matching with your pony’s saddlecloth and bandages. Talking of which…
    Available from: www.gallopinggeldings.com
    Price: £104.99

    2. Equest Colour Block pony saddlecloth



    Colour-blocking is all the rage in high fashion circles, doncha know? So naturally, it’s extended to the equestrian world, and if you want your pony to work this couture look, you need one of these colour-popping saddlepads in black, purple, orange, red, royal blue or green. With matching bandages, natch.
    Available from: www.dressagedeluxe.co.uk
    Price: £26

    3. HKM Bibi And Tina Stars dressage saddlepad and bandages set

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    Continuing the matchy-matchy theme, these funky matching bandages and saddlepad are a must-have for budding dressage divas!
    Available from: www.spoilthorse.co.uk
    Price: £39.99

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    4. Flames hat silk and riding glove set

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    Why should the girls have all the fun? The boys can set the girls’ hearts on fire at pony club camp with this flaming hat silk and matching gloves.
    Available from: www.spoilthorse.co.uk
    Price: £24.99

    5. HKM Little Sister Champ riding blazer


    The HKM Little Sister Collection has some adorable clothes for mini competitors, but this cute little blazer stands out with its rosette detail.
    Available from: www.gallopinggelding.com
    Price: £47.95

    6. Lincoln diamante plaiting bands


    Check out these bling diamante plaiting bands. Sure to catch the eye of the dressage judge – hopefully for the right reasons!
    Available from: www.thehorsediva.co.uk
    Price: £24.95

    7. “Mischief” single pony duvet and pillowcase

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    No pony-mad kid’s bedroom is complete without the obligatory pony duvet and pillowcase set, and this one is super-cute.
    Available from: www.luvponies.com
    Price: £35

    8. Stacey Gregg’s Pony Club Secrets Books

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    In the noble tradition of the Ruby Ferguson ‘Jill’ books that some of us (ahem) slightly older riders remember from our childhoods, author Stacey Gregg has written a bunch of horsey bestsellers for teens and younger girls. Starting with Mystic and the Midnight Ride, your daughter (or sister) will be spellbound.
    Available from: www.amazon.co.uk
    Price: £6.99

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