Hi-Viz Gear this January

what to look for in HI-VIZ horse riding gear. Image of two riders in Equisafety clothing riding through a field.

Hi-Viz Horse Rider Gear Guide for Equestrians

With a plethora of Hi-Viz horse rider gear available for equestrians, we’ve rounded up a selection of what caught our eye for your spring, summer, autumn and winter wardrobe.

As riders, we must equip ourselves, and our horses, with adequate hi-viz riding gear before we step foot and hoof off the yard.

Although there is no law for wearing this type of clothing on the road, at the very minimum, horse and rider should be wearing a piece of hi-viz and reflective clothing. The wearing of such should also be extended to anyone who accompanies us when riding out and about.

Feature Image: Horse and riders wearing a selection of Hi-Viz horse riding gear from specialist, Equisafety.

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Equisafety Self Adjusting Hat Band

The Equisafety Self Adjusting Hat Band is a ‘must have’ whatever the time of year. The hat band has elastic in two parts which means it fits most riding hat sizes.

The inside features a sticky rubber that helps grip onto the hat, to help keep the hat band in place whilst riding. The fluorescent 2” wide EN1150 tape is 100% reflective and fluorescent. Wipe clean with a warm soapy cloth.

Available in yellow, pink, red-orange. Fits most sizes and styles of riding hat.


Equisafety Adjustable Neck Band

The Equisafety Adjustable Neck Band is reflective and hi-viz. If your horse has a high head carriage they might hide your jacket or waistcoat, making the Adjustable Neck Band especially useful to help you be seen by oncoming traffic.

It is fully adjustable by touch and close fastenings underneath the chest and is easy to wipe clean.

Available in yellow, pink, red-orange.

One size – fits 14hh to 18hh.


Hy Equestrian Reflector Exercise Sheet

Hi-viz and reflective the Hy Equestrian Reflector Exercise Sheet will not only help visibility on the roads but with its water-resistant material, helps keep the horse dry too.

Suitable for use over the winter, the sheet is fleece-lined and is easy to take on and off with touch tape fastenings.

Fitted with tail flap, sits underneath the saddle.

Available in orange, pink and yellow. Sizes: 4’6, 4’9 & 5′


Harry Hall Zeus Child Body Protector

BETA 2018, Standard Level 3 approved body protector with air-mesh outer and absorbing foam panels that also help provide a close, yet comfortable fit.

Indicators on material help the wearer make sure it is fitted correctly.

Childs EN13158 BETA Level 3.

Available in silver or black.

Sizes: large or x-large


Weatherbeeta Reflective Single Lock Brushing Boots

Soft, durable, breathable, hi-viz AND reflective. Provides protection and added visibility when hacking out with a tough PVC hi-viz coloured strike pad. Two reflective touch tape closure for pony size, three for horse sized.

Available in pink or yellow

Sizes: pony, cob or full

From £47.50


The Equisafety Wrap Around Rug

The Equisafety Wrap Around Rug 360° reflective and fluorescent horse sheet that is crafted from a high performance fabric. This rug has been designed so that it is lightweight and breathable meaning it does not over heat the horse.

The outer tough performance fabric provides durability with increased abrasion and snag resistance, whilst being 100% waterproof and windproof. The inner has been lined with a wicking fabric with additional soft thin quilting for additional comfort.

The Wrap Around Rug is cut deeper than most exercise sheets to allow it to fit the largest of horses and the exclusively designed girth slits, guarantee that the rug will not slip. Along with a fully adjustable, detachable chest protector which is easily fitted at the top of the pommel area allowing the horse to move freely whilst it is attached.

Crossover leg straps make sure the rug does not blow up in the strongest of winds. Or a filet string may be attached at the back of the rug.

The Equisafety Wrap Around Rug can be used without the saddle. Using a surcingle or roller, it is great for long reining or leading horses.

The Equisafety Wrap Around Rug is available in Pink, Yellow, Red-Orange and

Sizes XXS Pony to XFull.

Priced at £74.99


safety camera in use adjustable mesh waistcoat from V-bandz

‘Safety Camera in Use’ adjustable mesh waistcoat from V-bandz

A hi-viz reflective waistcoat from V-bandz to help warn drivers of a camera being used. The camera can be added to the front or back. Strong zip front to fasten with large pocket.

Available in yellow, pink and orange.

Sizes: small adult, medium or large adult.

Visit the v-bandz website for more information.

Weatherbeeta Reflective Harness yellow front

Weatherbeeta Reflective Harness

A simple harness from Weatherbeeta with hi-viz and reflective parts for visibility. EN1150 certified. Handy zipper pocket to front, with side waist touch pads for adjustability.

Available in yellow and pink

Sizes: child and adult

Priced at £20.50

Visit the Weatherbeeta website for more product information.

Equisafety Charlotte Dujardin Hi Viz Riding Women's Jacket

Equisafety Charlotte Dujardin Hi Viz Riding Waistcoat

A multicoloured hi-viz and reflective waistcoat for riding and keeping warm from Equisafety. Fully waterproof, with double zip-up front and side pockets. Flattering design.

Available in yellow/orange with reflective strip and branding

Sizes: small, medium, large, X-large, xxlarge

Visit the Derby House website for more information about this product.


[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”]Horze Reflective Ear Net

Attaches with two hook and loop fasteners to the bridle. Pipped with reflective trim, alongside strips for added visibility. Covers the horse’s ears.

Available in neon yellow.

Sizes: pony or full

Priced at £7.99

Visit the Horze website for more information.


elico hi viz gloves

Elico Hi-Viz Gloves

Hi-viz and fluorescent gloves for use when riding, cycling or walking on the road. Made of softshell material, the gloves are water and wind-resistant. Excellent for signalling visibility. Black grip Serino palm.

Available in yellow

Sizes: small, medium, large or x large

RRP £14

Visit the Equus website for more information.

Harry Hall Pink Lockton Glove

Harry Hall Pink Lockton Glove

The Harry Hall Pink Lockton Glove reflects direct light, has a soft PU rubberised palm fabric, and an adjustable tab.

Available in pink

Sizes: small, medium, large, xlarge, xxlarge

Visit the Harry Hall website for more information.

Shires Equi-Flector Riding Gloves

Shires Equi-Flector Riding Gloves

Made from a bonded fleece fabric, the Shires Equi-Flector gloves come with a fleecy inner lining, silicone printed pads for grip, wrap around wrist closure and reflective strips.

Available in yellow and orange

Sizes: x-small, small, medium, large, x-large

Priced from £18

Visit Online for Equine for more information.

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