Take the Chill Off
Riding during the winter season can be fun—snowy scenery, frosted hair coats, and, most importantly, no bugs. However, staying warm while riding can be a challenge. Whether you’re riding or doing chores around the barn, a good pair of waterproof gloves can come in handy during the winter months. These insulated gloves from Heritage Gloves ($42.95; heritagegloves.com) are fleece lined, phone friendly, thanks to its touchscreen fingertips, and offer a handwarmer pocket perfect for extra-cold days.
1. Fleece Cooler
If you find your horse sweaty after a ride, try this moisture-wicking fleece cooler. It’ll keep your horse warm, and the nylon lining will prevent rub marks. $69.95; smartpak.com.
2. Helmet Cover
This Lycra helmet cover fits most riding helmets, and has an adjustable fleece-wrap bottom that’ll keep your ears, face, and neck warm. $15.88; jtidist.com.
3. Turnout Blanket
If your horse needs extra winter-weather protection, this turnout blanket with 300-gram fill will keep him comfortable. The 1200-denier ripstop material ensures durability throughout the winter season. Starting at $96.79; ridethebrand.com.