Fashion Alert – High-end and environmentally friendly equestrian apparel

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This series features fashion “must have” items for riders and their horses. It’s shopping day, grab your (or your parents’ or your significant other’s) credit card and buy these excellent fashion finds. Let’s bring style to the Eventing world!

I have not personally tested all of the featured products but the websites they are available through are reputable, and I will not feature any products with negative reviews. If you own any of these products, please share your to opinions so we can all find the best deals and look great…

Fashion Alert – High-end and environmentally friendly equestrian apparel

Are you looking for high-end equestrian apparel at an affordable price? Do you care about the environment and want to support companies that share this view? Then you’re going to love Eponia Equestrian Sport’s wide selection of incredible products. They offer equestrians a unique selection of quality leather tack and sports apparel made with an environmentally conscious production process. This company works with Swedish and Italian designers and their manufacturing takes place both in Europe and Asia.

A majority of Eponia clothing products are made of bamboo fabric, which offers a range of benefits for the rider and the environment. The fabric is moisture wicking, breathable, antibacterial, soft as can be and excellent for sensitive and allergy prone skin. Bamboo is also the fastest growing plant in the world, yields the same volume as cotton from 10% of the land area, thrives without pesticides or fertilizers, needs little rainwater and best of all, bamboo fabric is 100% biodegradable. Eponia uses bamboo products to create some of the most stylish equestrian apparel on the market – You’ll look great, feel comfortable and good about yourself by wearing it.

All of Eponia’s leather products are made with only vegetable tanned leather. What’s so awesome about vegetable tanned leather you ask? Well, regular tanned leather contains Hexavalent Chromium the +6 oxidation state of the element, a manufactured form of the ore that is not found in nature. This substance [Cr(VI)] has been labeled as a known human carcinogen by the EPA, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the IARC, and the WHO, and has become strictly regulated — verging on outright banning. The primary environmental threat involves the dumping of waste that contains leftover chromium and other hazardous compounds. But luckily, the raw materials used for vegetable tanning are natural tannins, obtained from different parts of plants including woods, fruits, leaves, etc. Vegetable tanned products can be recycled, they’re made by skilled craftsmen, they age beautifully and their colour is natural and warm looking. Clearly, vegetable tanned leather is the way to go!

These are some of my favourite Eponia Equestrian Sport products and I’m sure you’ll fall in love with them too:

“Bling” bamboo show breeches: These blinged out breeches will have everyone on the show grounds asking where you got them. These breeches are ultra flattering on all body types. The bamboo fabric has support giving a slimming look and the waistband hold in your stomach area. Plus the white fabric is double thick and pre-washed so you don’t have to worry about your breeches being see-through. You’ll feel like a queen in these incredible breeches.

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Show jacket – Black with ultra suede and crystals: This show coat will make you look like a Hollywood star. It is a made out of a quick dry fabric high-end fabric. The black ultra suede material is man made so it is environmentally friendly and waterproof. The bling on the collar and pockets give it an elegant yet not over the top look. This jacket is set apart from others with its sophisticated antique piping and buttons. A total must-have!

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Ravenna high fashion show top: Ride in comfort while looking super chic in this fun show shirt. It is made in Italy out of a cotton material that has the PERFECT amount of stretch. This shirt has a true ‘wow’ factor with the polysilk accent fabric and Swarovski buttons. The blue fabric gives it a fresh look but if blue isn’t your colour, you can order your shirt in a range of other colours.

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Tuscany burgundy breeches: These burgundy breeches are perfect for everyday use. The burgundy fabric with the dark brown seat gives these breeches a level of sophistication and the pocket design makes them pop. They are made of a bamboo microfibre mix and available in full seat clarino, knee patch silicon or full seat silicon. Choose your favourite style and order yours today.

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“Selune” rounded bridle: Own the show ring with this exquisite bridle. This rounded leather on this bridle is perfect for a sensitive horse that performs better with less on its face. All the buckles rest on an anatomically shaped padded crown piece keeping them from putting pressure on your horse. The noseband is rounded with extra padding and the flash can be worn in an over or under look or removed completely without leaving a loop of leather behind. You need this bridle.

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