Equitrekking Holiday Gift Guide - Travel & Horse Inspired Gifts

Great Gifts for Horse and Travel Lovers!

 

Finding a special gift for your family and friends can be hard. We're taking over some of the work for you this year! Our team at Equitrekking has compiled this special section of Equitrekking.com to help you find unique gifts for horse lovers, including a special section with equestrian gift ideas for kids.

Great Gifts For Her (or yourself!)


Ariat Women's York Boot Kerrits Ladies Performance Tight Large Black Premium Stallion Horses & Stars Frayed End Scarf Wrap, Rust Ariat Women's Meadow Boot,Tawny/Brown,8 M US
We own these boots and love them! A great gift for women (or for yourself!)

Get the Ariat Women's York Boot  ($203.69) in a variety of color combinations. A classic riding silhouette in luxe leather, dress this fashion forward find up or down with jeans or leggings!
We recommend getting a few pairs of these Kerrits Ladies Performance Tight Large Black. ($62.10)

Wear them riding or with high boots and a skirt, dress or longer shirt. The look is super cute and in style, because as you know "equestrian" is always in! 
Trendy, thin, versatile and lightweight, this scarf is great for any season.

The unique horse print on this Premium Stallion Horses & Stars Frayed End Scarf Wrap, Rust ($5.95) is a nice accessory for horse lovers.

It's also a great item for travel. Stick it in your carry-on or suitcase to spice up your wardrobe on the road or in the saddle.
Super cute and functional, Ariat and Pendleton have collaborated to make this collection of boots.

Ariat makes comfy and stylish shoes and these 
Ariat Women's Meadow Boot,Tawny/Brown,8 M US ($194.38) are a fun pick!

 

 

Great Books & DVDs


For Horse-Crazy Girls Only: Everything You Want to Know About Horses The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation Marguerite Henry Treasury of Horses (Boxed Set): Misty of Chincoteague, Justin Morgan Had a Horse, King of the Wind War Horse

This is the only comprehensive book about everything a horse-crazy girl needs to know about horses. A great gift for your daughter, niece or family's friend, she'll learn everything from the different breeds of horses, to how a horse's body works, to the quirky little things that make the horse the BEST animal ever.

Author Christina Wilsdon even shares ideas for horse-themed parties, and suggestions for the best horse movies to watch with your friends. And that's just the beginning. Check out For Horse-Crazy Girls Only: Everything You Want to Know About Horses. ($8.28)

The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation (paperback $12.39, hardcover $16.23) has been recommended to us by many horse lovers and it's a #1 New York Times Bestseller! 

The story follows the dramatic and inspiring rise to stardom of an unlikely duo. One show at a time, against extraordinary odds and some of the most expensive Thoroughbreds alive, the pair climbed to the very top of the sport of show jumping. 

The books that inspired the Equitrekking team to ride may help you and your loved ones remember the equine stories you loved too! 

Decades ago, author Marguerite Henry introduced Misty and all the ponies of Chincoteague Island to children around the world. Today her stories are considered some of the greatest horse tales ever told. The Marguerite Henry Treasury of Horses (Boxed Set): Misty of Chincoteague, Justin Morgan Had a Horse, King of the Wind starts at $14.69.


 

A gripping book and movie, War Horse will make you laugh, cry and think about our history and connection with horses.

Get transported to rural Devon, England, for this compelling story of friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert during World War I.

A must-read and watch for horse and history lovers.

 

Great Gifts for Trail Riders & Active Equestrians


Illuminated Hoof Pick Ariat Women's Western Boot Knee High Socks EZ Towel NIKON Travelite Binoculars
In a dim stable or preparing to ride the trails at sunrise, the Illuminated Hoof Pick ($14.48) offers LED Light for better vision.

The easy grip handle is helpful in cooler weather-- built tough with a stainless steel pick and water resistant.

A neat gadget for riders!
Rock these funky Ariat Women's Western Boot Knee High Socks($11.98) when lounging around the house or under your boots. 

One size fits most, though these socks can run large.
Anyone who trail rides, camps or travels will find these handy. Fit one in your pocket or saddlebag. It's only the size of a nickel, but once you add water, EZ Towel ($7.64) grows to a towel 8 1/2 inches by 9 1/2 inches.

A great item to add to your travel kit.
For trail riders and travelers who like to spot wildlife or bird watch, the NIKON Travelite Binoculars (starting $95) has a compact rubber coated design for easy grip and multicoated optics.

These lightweight binoculars will easily fit in your saddle bag or luggage for fun on the trails or on your travels!


 

Juniors & Teens- For Hard to Please Horse-Loving Teens (and almost teens)


Juniors Live to Ride 2 Piece Pajama Set Keep Calm Canter Youth Girls Shirt Children's Zocks Boot Socks Braiding Manes and Tails: A Visual Guide to 30 Basic Braids
Great gift for junior riders and teens!

Cute and cool two-piece pajama set emblazoned with
"Live to Ride" on the t-shirt and with
matching capri pants with a Drawstring waist. Learn more about the Juniors Live to Ride 2 Piece Pajama Set. ($24.99)
Preshrunk and machine washable, the retro and slim fitting Keep Calm Canter Youth Girls Shirt ($14.99) is great for the barn, beach or around town.

The slogan is super popular right now!
These are popular with kids who ride!

The Children's Zocks Boot Socks ($10.21) are tall and thin enough to be worn under tall boots and their bright and colorful design let's young riders show their personality. 
A great resource for young riders learning to braid, Braiding Manes and Tails: A Visual Guide to 30 Basic Braids ($14.34 spiral bound, $11.99 Kindle) is from horse trainer and instructor Charni Lewis. The step-by-step guide teaches 30 beautiful braids with full-color photographs and detailed illustrations. To keep hands free for braiding, the book has a nail hole at the top of each page for easy hanging on a post or barn wall.


8 Great Gifts Ideas for Horse Loving Kids (or their parents)

Kids Gift Tip: One of the best gifts is spending time with horses! Consider taking your horse loving child, niece, nephew or family out to a local stable to hang out around horses, schedule a day of trail riding or send a gift certificate for a riding outing. It's a gift that creates memories!


Cute Little Girls Horse Top Horse Slippers for Kids (and adults) Little Girls Horsey Rainboots Breyer "Let's Go Riding" English
For your nieces, horse loving daughter or friends, the Carters Little Girls Horse Top 6X Mint green ($10.80) are fun!

100% cotton, durable fabric, This long sleeve top features a horse design on the front.
A fun holiday gift for kids (that also comes in adult sizes for men and women). 

Horse Slippers for Kids (and adults) ($20.24) have funny fuzzy manes. Your foot will be cozy on Christmas morning after slipping right into these.
Cute gift for a little girl or her parents, the Stephen Joseph Little Girls' Rain Boots, Girl Horse, 8 ($22.50) will have her neighing in the rain!  The pretty chestnut Morgan mare, or Appaloosa Sporthorse is hand painted and detailed like all Breyer Traditional Series horses.

The Breyer "Let's Go Riding" English ($25.59) comes with fully-tacked horse with saddle, saddle pad and bridle.


 

Kids Gift Tip: Do a little recon work before selecting a kid's horse gift. If possible, find out their favorite horse breed, riding style or that item that they really need or want. Your local stable or tack store may be a good source for practical ideas.


Breyer Let's Go Riding Western Outlaw The Horse Flopsie 3 Foot Tall Children's Horse Equestrian Design Drawing Kit with Colored Pencils
Every kid that dreams of owning a horse will love owning a Breyer model horse.

The Breyer Let's Go Riding Western ($39.99) set contains a Palomino pinto horse and is hand-painted and detailed like all Breyer Traditional Series horses.
Brown and white Outlaw The Horse Flopsie ($12.53) has a full mane and tail with soft, cuddly and floppy fabric.

Aurora World is internationally known as a leading manufacturer of "plush" and this plush equine is waiting to be hugged.
 
Is your child asking for a horse or do you want to be the gift giver that gets a whole lotta attention? Melissa & Doug Children's Horse ($79.98) is almost three feet tall!

This sweet brown horse is a stand out for kids ages 3 and up.
The Equestrian Design Drawing Kit with Colored Pencils ($18.98) includes colored pencils, graphic pencil, and vellum paper, so kids can trace, draw and design their own horse family.

Suggested for kids ages 8 and up, the glossary of equestrian terms helps children learn as they draw.




Shop also for equestrian vacations, dude ranches and cattle drives for a dreamy horse experience in the Equitrekking.com Vacation Guide and at Top20Ranches.com. To learn more about the gift guide, suggest items and Equitrekking on TV, contact us.