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Horsey gifts for the person who has everything


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  • For those tricky individuals who seem to have it all, we are here to help with some novel ideas for unusual horse gifts this Christmas — ranging from the fun and novelty, to personalised and super-handy, and then there’s those that blow the budget.

    If you’re on a strict budget, check out our favourite cheap horse gifts, or if you’re shopping for horsey children, we’ve rounded up our favourite horse gifts for girls and boys, too.

    We’ve grouped these unusual horse gifts by price to help you quickly navigate through the great selection…

    Gifts under £15

    The Amazing World of Horses adult colouring book

    The Amazing World of Horses adult colouring book

    RRP: £5.95 |

    Give the gift of relaxation with this adult colouring book – why not add some colouring pencils, too?

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Mary Kilvert horse decoration

    Mary Kilvert horse decoration

    RRP: £6 |

    This horse decoration is a nice addition to have around the house or on the tree at Christmas.

    Horse wine glass charms

    Horse wine glass charms

    RRP: From £7.25 |

    These wine glass charms that help people identify their wine glass in a group are the perfect gift for someone who loves to host.

    View now at etsy.com

    Unlimited Horse & Hound website access

    RRP: From £7.99 |

    Give the gift that really can be enjoyed every single day – unlimited access to exclusive news stories and features, opinion columns from top riders and expert veterinary advice.

    View now at horseandhound.co.uk

    The Crayon Bug horse crayon set

    The Crayon Bug horse crayon set

    RRP: From £8 |

    These beautiful horse head crayons come in a neat gift box – a lovely gift for an arty friend.

    View now at notonthehighstreet.com

    Hawkins Organic Top Hat & Tails cleansing and deodorising spray 

    Hawkins Organic Top Hat & Tails cleansing and deodorising spray 

    Sizes: 50ml or 150ml | RRP: From £9.95 |

    It’s the sort of thing you’d never think to buy but soon learn you can’t live without – the Top Hat & Tails spray will help keep your riding hats, body protectors and riding attire cleansed and fresh. They are made with organic essential oils and natural cleansers and are deodorising and antibacterial.

    Lucky Horseshoe pocket coin

    Lucky Horseshoe pocket coin

    RRP: £10 |

    Featuring a raised horseshoe on one side and the phrase “wishing you all the luck in the world” on the other, this solid pewter coin is the perfect size to pop into a pocket, purse or wallet.

    View now at notonthehighstreet.com

    Dressage Anywhere gift certificate

    Dressage Anywhere gift certificate

    RRP: From £10 |

    The perfect gift for a horse owner without transport – Dressage Anywhere online dressage entries allow your loved one to compete or train from home. They can upload a video for judging by a high-listed BD judge, download their scoresheet, win prizes and rosettes.

    Emily Cole Muddy Paws desk planner

    Emily Cole Muddy Paws desk planner

    RRP: £10 |

    Help your loved one keep up to date with their admin and track of their social life with this 60-sheet A4 desk planner designed by Emily Cole.

    View now at elandlodge.com

    Charity calendar

    Charity calendar

    RRP: £14 |

    Once again the Heald Town Highland Pony Stud has produced a charity calendar (A3 size when open) in aid of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund. It features members of the Heald Town herd as well as The Queen’s Balmoral Highland ponies. 

    Gifts £15–40

    Gabriella Shaw black stallion bauble

    Gabriella Shaw black stallion bauble

    RRP: From £15.50 |

    This bone china bauble will complement any tree this Christmas – and you can opt to have an inscription added.

    SXC bespoke neck strap

    SXC bespoke neck strap

    RRP: From £15.50 |

    If your loved one ever has a hair-raising moment on board their horse, this neck strap could be the perfect gift. Choose from over 400 different colour options add custom text, different buckles and fasteners. 

    The Donkey Sanctuary organic cotton oven mitt

    The Donkey Sanctuary organic cotton oven mitt

    Colours: Red, blue, green or purple | RRP: £18.95 |

    This protective and stylish oven glove from The Donkey Sanctuary is available in a range of colours and a great addition to any kitchen.

    Live It Equestrian membership

    Live It Equestrian membership

    RRP: From £20 |

    A Live It Equestrian membership unlocks savings and discounts on everyday spending with high street, equestrian, and country retailers. As well as the savings, there are training courses, wellbeing support and online fitness videos.

    Aztec Diamond iPhone case

    Aztec Diamond iPhone case

    Colours: Black, grey or pink | RRP: £20 |

    With sizes range from iPhone 7 to the iPhone 12 Pro Max, this Aztec Diamond phone case is made from shock-absorbing material, compatible with wireless charging and has been designed with a built-in wallet for cards.

    Horse & Hound subscription

    RRP: From £21.99 |

    We might be biased, but no equestrian has everything worth having if they don’t have a subscription to the “equestrian Bible”. Help your loved one keep their finger on the pulse of the horse world with this gift that keeps on giving – choose from print, digital or combined subscriptions, a range of payment options and great savings. You can also gift unlimited access to the H&H website.

    View now at magazinesdirect.com

    Barker & Sloane Hit The Hay pillow mist

    Barker & Sloane Hit The Hay pillow mist

    RRP: £22 |

    This pillow mist from Barker & Sloane gently relaxes using a luxurious blend of frankincense and geranium essential oils – perfect for when counting sheep (or ponies) seems like the only option.

    Dartmoor Artist horse bookmark

    Dartmoor Artist horse bookmark

    RRP: £24 |

    Know an avid reader? They’ll never lose their place again with this hand-painted over-sized bookmark.

    Reclaimed In Wood stable name plaque

    RRP: From £24.25 |

    Available in five different finishes, this handcrafted and personalised stable door name sign is made from reclaimed wood and traditional Welsh Slate, finished with cast iron horseshoe hooks. Names are written on the welsh slate in a choice of semi-permanent or permanent white pen.

    View now at etsy.com

    Voltaire Design gift voucher

    Voltaire Design gift voucher

    RRP: From £25 |

    Voltaire Design gift vouchers start at just £25 and can be redeemed on the website, so are a perfect choice for someone who likes to choose themselves.

    Horseshoe Fairy Door

    Horseshoe Fairy Door

    RRP: From £30 |

    Crafted from old used horseshoes and available in three sizes, these fairy doors will delight young and old alike. Place on a shelf or above skirting for whimsical charm.

    View now at etsy.com

    BroomRaker

    BroomRaker

    RRP: £35 |

    The BroomRaker is broom crossed with a rake, making it a trailer, stable and garden tool in one to make life easier.

    Shires Aubrion Christmas jumper

    Shires Aubrion Christmas jumper

    Colours: Navy | Sizes: XXS–XXL | RRP: £35.99 |

    Everyone needs a Christmas jumper – and this one has a fun horsey twist. Happy Holi-neighs!

    View now at equus.co.uk or rideawaystore.com

    Tack Room Distillery Rhubarb & Blood Orange Gin

    Tack Room Distillery Rhubarb & Blood Orange Gin

    RRP: £38 |

    Made at a family-run distillery nestled in a yard, this rhubarb and blood orange gin is the perfect reward after a long day with the horses. It can be served neat over ice or with your choice of mixer.

    Dibor cast iron door stop

    Dibor cast iron door stop

    RRP: £39 |

    Practical and decorative, this traditional metal doorstop is the perfect accessory to create an open atmosphere at home.

    View now at notonthehighstreet.com

    Gifts £41–100

    The Cotswold Company Sausage dog boot scraper

    The Cotswold Company Sausage dog boot scraper

    RRP: £41 | 

    They might have a boot scraper, but do they have a sausage dog boot scraper? It’s the perfect piece for those who enjoy long, muddy country walks.

    View now at cotswoldco.com

    Laura Pennell ‘Dales at work’ limited edition giclee print

    Laura Pennell ‘Dales at work’ limited edition giclee print

    RRP: £45 |

    This limited edition art print of an original pastel pencil drawing by artist Laura Pennell would look the part in any horsey home – and 15% of all sales of this print are sent to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. 

    The Labrador Company dressage clock

    The Labrador Company dressage clock

    RRP: From £45 |

    This is described as the ultimate “happy” clock and guaranteed to make everyone smile as it has a wagging tail.

    View now at notonthehighstreet.com

    Plucking Fabulous wreaths

    Plucking Fabulous wreaths

    Sizes: 10–24in | RRP: From £45 |

    Choose from a great selection of hand-decorated feather wreaths for a beautiful festive door wreath or table centrepiece – pictured is French partridge.

    Mulberry Tree Cheltenham Horseshoe wooden serving tray unusual horse gifts

    Mulberry Tree Cheltenham Horseshoe wooden serving tray

    RRP: £45.99 |

    This wooden serving tray makes a great conversation starter as it is handcrafted using reclaimed wood and re-used horseshoes.

    Stoneleigh Racing syndicate membership unusual horse gifts

    Stoneleigh Racing syndicate membership

    RRP: From £49 |

    Give your loved one the chance to experience racehorse ownership as part of the Stoneleigh Racing syndicate. The member will receive a welcome gift, weekly updates, a chance to visit the stable and come as an owner to the race days, plus a share in any winnings. 

    Eques Pante equestrian performance underwear unusual horse gifts

    Eques Pante equestrian performance underwear

    Colours: Navy, grey, rose or combinations | Sizes: XS–XL | RRP: £59 |

    These pants from Eques Pante have a slimming and contoured waistband, with rash protection down to the knee. They are made of a moisture-wicking and breathable fabric and don’t produce a VPL.

    Clare Haggas Birds of a Feather cushion unusual horse gifts

    Clare Haggas Birds of a Feather cushion

    RRP: From £80 |

    This double-sided plush velvet cushion is hand cut and sewn with a discreet, concealed zip.

    Master Lock Biometric Padlock unusual horse gifts

    Master Lock Biometric Padlock

    RRP: £89 |

    This biometric padlock can save up to 10 different fingerprints to allow for shared access, so there’s no need to worry about forgetting keys.

    View now at amazon.co.uk

    Gifts over £100
    Touch Of Tweed Forton belt unusual horse gifts

    Touch Of Tweed Forton belt

    Colours: Navy tweed, teal tweed or customised | RRP: From £130 |

    This belt from Touch of Tweed is made from a combination of British, oak-tanned leather and British tweed teamed with a solid brass buckle. Your recipient’s favourite colour tweed can also be added to the inlay.

    The Modern Heavy Horse Experience vouchers unusual horse gifts

    The Modern Heavy Horse Experience vouchers

    RRP: From £160 |

    Fuel the passion and interest in heavy horses with a heavy horse experience day filled with plaiting demonstrations, harnessing, pub carriage rides and the very best in cocktails, drinks and fodder all within an exclusive country setting.

    Pippa Queen Anne saddlebag unusual horse gifts

    Pippa Queen Anne saddlebag

    RRP: £325 |

    These handbags are made from a vintage saddle with a brass clincher browband handle. This design has a fully adjustable and detachable stirrup leather as a shoulder strap and is finished with brass fittings.

    FMBs Handheld Laser Elite unusual horse gifts

    FMBs Handheld Laser Elite

    RRP: £495 |

    This handheld cold laser therapy device is easy to use and can be used on muscular, tendon and ligament injuries, bumps, bruises, oedemas, cuts, wounds, arthritis, fractures and splints.

    Badminton Retreat

    Badminton Retreat

    RRP: From £1,999 |

    Treat a loved one to a stay at the exclusive private glamping site located in the heart of Badminton Horse Trials. Choose from a range of deluxe tents situated at Huntsmans Close on the cross-country course, which means you’ll be right in the centre of all the action.

    Equi-Trek Sonic 3.5t

    Equi-Trek Sonic 3.5t

    RRP: From £38,038 |

    This compact, easy-to-drive horsebox can be driven by anyone with a standard car licence. The diesel engine complies with the latest emission standards and has the added benefit of a tack and changing area that is totally separate from the horses.

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