Monthly Must Haves for March

Equestrian monthly must haves for March

For many equestrians the official start of Spring on Tuesday 20th March is overshadowed by the prospect of March Winds followed by April Showers!  So this month’s Must Haves include something for wind, rain and spring!

Stay dry in the saddle

Protect yourself from the rain with these unisex Toggi Usk Unisex Waterproof Overtrousers. Completely waterproof and breathable trousers designed to be worn over your breeches. It has a handy stretch panel at the ankle to make it easier to put on and take off and for when you're wearing boots. High back waist panel keeps out the chills. Available in navy and black, sizes XS - XXL

Toggi Usk Unisex Waterproof Overtrousers   Toggi Usk Unisex Waterproof Overtrousers

Keep your hands dry too!

When you’re out hacking and your riding gloves get wet and the damp gets through to your hands, it makes you cold to the core, doesn’t it? Equally when you're doing your yard jobs, there's nothing worse than your hands getting constantly wet. These Woofwear Waterproof Riding Gloves will keep your hands dry in the wettest of conditions. Specially designed for riding, they won't compromise the feel and comfort on the reins as they’re light, warm and not bulky to wear. and will keep your hands dry in the wettest conditions.  

Woof Wear Waterproof Gloves

 Plan for your annual spring clean

Despite the current weather, spring is just three weeks away. So plan what you're going to need to spring clean his stable. This powerful disinfectant, Dupont Virkon-S, kills numerous pathogens including 31 bacterial strains, 58 viruses and 6 fungi. Plus it shows no evidence of resistance over time. Used on farms and stable yards for over 25 years to great effect, it’s highly versatile and can clean all surface areas and equine equipment. So not only can you do his stable but his lorry or trailer too. 

Dupont Virkon-S

Your furry friend...

Your furry friend is about to shed his winter coat. This is always a challenge. The secret is to get help from a gadget which will make the task quicker and easier for you. There are two options: the old fashioned Lincoln Rubber Curry Comb With Web Handle or the modern Lincoln Ultimate Groomer which removes the hair very efficiently and can be used on dogs and cats!

 Lincoln Rubber Curry Comb With Web Handle   Lincoln Ultimate Groomer

Manage the mud

If you’re one of the many horse owners struggling with Mud Fever, visit our Mud Fever Help Centre. Here you’ll find an extensive selection of products to prevent or treat this demoralising condition along with helpful hints/tips and blog articles. 

Mud Fever Help Centre

 

Finally, not only does Spring start this month but British Summer Time as well. This year the clocks go forward on Sunday 25th March. So we can all look forward to the lighter evenings and hacking out after work but don’t forget, you still need Hi Viz on you and your horse even in the summer time. 

 

Author

Kim Horton

Co-Founder of EQUUS and a keen equestrian, when Kim's not at her desk she's with her horse, Waldo.

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