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
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.
2. Pink horse baby grow
A pack of two babygrows, made from lightweight, supersoft cotton — ideal for the summer.
3. Baby horse shoes with ponies
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.
If for you the days of Pony Club, picnic rides and galloping ponies bareback across stubble fields are but a…
4. ‘Born to ride’ baby grow
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.
5. ‘Keep calm, let’s go showjumping’ baby grow
This is the baby grow for a wannabe Whitaker who has his sights set on the bright lights of Olympia.
6. ‘Future jockey’ baby grow
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.
7. Equestrian towelling
Wrap your baby up after the bath with a horsey twist, with this equestrian-inspired hooded towel from Em & Lu.
8. Mini 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)
9. 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.