Having a baby might mean putting horses on hold. But there’s a fast track way to compensate — kit out your baby in all things equestrian, from bibs and baby grows to towels and pony shoes

1. Bits bib

Zazzle bit bib
Avoid ruining your baby’s get-up with food by using this ultra-soft bib with a bits print, made from polyester fleece with a Velcro fastening.
Price: £21.95
Visit: www.zazzle.co.uk

2. Pink horse baby grow

A pack of two babygrows, made from lightweight, supersoft cotton — ideal for the summer.
Price: £12.95
Visit: www.joules.com

3. Baby horse shoes with ponies

Ezzy Lou
When you’re exhausted and wishing you were mucking out rather than changing nappies, these pony shoes might put a smile back on your face. Made from soft, breathable leather that protects your baby’s feet and allows them to grow naturally — plus they have elasticated ankles to make sure they stay on.
Price: £15.30
Visit: www.ezzylou.co.uk

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4. ‘Born to ride’ baby grow

Born to ride
Your baby might be too small to sit on a pony, but you can still make it clear what he or she is destined to do from the off. Made from 100% cotton with poppers to make it easy to get on and off.
Price: £11.50
Visit: www.luvponies.com

5. ‘Keep calm, let’s go showjumping’ baby grow

Keep Calm
This is the baby grow for a wannabe Whitaker who has his sights set on the bright lights of Olympia.
Price: £5.95
Visit: www.ebay.co.uk

6. ‘Future jockey’ baby grow

Cafe Press
Let your baby sleep soundly, dreaming of soaring through the finish line alone and lifting the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Made from 100% soft cotton jersey.
Visit: www.cafepress.co.uk

7. Equestrian towelling

Em & Lou
Wrap your baby up after the bath with a horsey twist, with this equestrian-inspired hooded towel from Em & Lu.
Price: £20
Visit: www.emandlu.co.uk

8. Mini jockey silks

Baby jockey silks
It might be too soon to put your baby in a hat and boots — but it’s never too soon to test out some racing silks for size…
Price: from $15 (£9.50)
Visit: joycesracingsilks.com

9. Donkey slippers

Donkey slippers
Not quite horses (but nearly) — these donkey felt slippers won’t fail to make your baby pick up the equine vibe. They have been designed in England and handmade in Kathmandu, using organic Tibetan wool.
Price: £23.99
Visit: www.thewoolroom.com