Owning horses can be expensive, but looking great doesn’t have to be! SmartPaker Rachel used to think it was impossible to look great and still balance your barn budget. But after working at the SmartPak Retail Store and spending all day with our awesome apparel, she now knows you can look your best without breaking the bank! Here are some of her top picks for summer outfits under $160:
The Ariat Paige Polo puts a fun and fashionable twist on a classic polo. It’s ultra-soft because it made from jersey knit. I love that the price is reasonable, especially because it looks great with breeches or jeans!
Equine Couture Sportif Schooling Breeches have the style of top dollar pants but are half the price! They have the desired Euro seat seam, with ultra suede knee patches, low rise, front zip, and comfort sock bottom… Could a girl ask for anything more at this price?? Worried they won’t fit? SmartPak has you covered with free return shipping on all sized items
Sox Trots are a must in the hunter world, and a bigger must is to have variety. With two pairs you would have 3 different ways to wear them – Pair A, Pair B, or mix and match one A and one B (which is my personal favorite!)
Tredstep Summer Cool Gloves are made with an Airfibre Palm and a Lycra back helping you stay cool and comfortable. And, they incorporate a towel fabric on the thumb that wipes away perspiration, which was a pretty sweet design!
Kerrits understands cool! When the weather gets warm, don’t get hot—stay cool in the Kerrits Venti Tank! Made with Cooltek Fabric, it’s ultra-light, fast-drying, airy and breezy, keeping you cool and comfortable in the summer heat! My favorite part about this shirt is that it has a princess seam, which helps flatter your figure.
Piper Full Seat Breeches are so durable and the fit is fantastic! The 2’’ wide waistband has plenty of stretch and a smart, contoured design to help eliminate gapping. The fun, contrasting piping and embroidery details really allow you to stand out.
The SSG Kool Flo gloves are not only designed for extreme comfort, they’re also designed for extreme coolness- weather and style-wise! The Lycra mesh back offers maximum breathability, and the palms are made with cowhide leather so they’re comfortable and durable.
Sox Trots – seriously, you can’t have enough! And they’ve got great colors to match Kerrits and Piper gear!
Riders who really want to beat the heat:
The Sunshield Short Sleeve Shirt is a smart pick when it’s hot! It not only protects your skin from 98% of harmful UV rays, it’s also super lightweight, with antimicrobial properties and extreme moisture wicking. I of course want every color, but personally I’m starting with Hot Pink.
Kerrits F-Low Rise Performance Tights are a proven favorite for hot weather riding. They are great for everyday use in the summer as they are lightweight and machine washable! The price makes me love them that much more!
Tredstep Pure UltraCool Socks provide an Ultra Cool feeling without adding bulk, and ensure your feet stay fresh all day. I don’t know about you, but my feet sure sweat during a summer day in boots, and these help me stop worrying about how much my feet will smell at the end of the day!
SSG Crochet Horseshoe Back Gloves have a pigskin palm with finger rein reinforcements. I am personally a fan of the natural color but they also come in black. They are super breathable, making them a must have for this spring weather!