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Equestrian Shirts

Equestrian Apparel Decoded: Ovation's Shirt Showcase

Sun shirts, show shirts, and equestrian shirts stand as essential pillars in the rider's wardrobe, each serving a distinct purpose. Sun shirts are the unsung heroes, offering riders a shield against harmful UV rays while ensuring breathability and style during sun-soaked rides. Show shirts, on the other hand, are the epitome of equestrian elegance, meticulously crafted to command attention in the show ring with tailored precision and sophisticated designs. Meanwhile, the versatility of equestrian shirts bridges the gap between casual rides and stylish engagements, providing riders with comfortable yet fashionable options for everyday wear. In the equestrian realm, these shirts are more than apparel; they are statements, expressing the rider's commitment to both practicality and panache in the saddle.

Sun Shirts

Equestrian sun shirts are indispensable companions for riders, offering a blend of style and functionality that extends far beyond mere apparel. Their paramount importance lies in shielding riders from the sun's harmful UV rays, acting as a crucial defense against potential skin damage during prolonged rides. Crafted from specialized fabrics, these shirts prioritize breathability and moisture-wicking properties, ensuring riders stay cool and comfortable even in the sweltering heat. The benefits extend to a reduction in sun-related fatigue and an overall enhanced riding experience. Additionally, many equestrian sun shirts feature stylish designs, making them a versatile choice that seamlessly transitions from the stable to social settings. Beyond their protective role, these shirts exemplify the equestrian lifestyle, where practicality meets fashion for a ride that's not only safe but also effortlessly chic.

Key Benefits:

  • UV Protection: Shields the skin from harmful UV rays, minimizing the risk of sunburn and long-term sun damage.
  • Breathability: Crafted from specialized fabrics that promote airflow, keeping the rider cool and comfortable during extended periods in the sun.
  • Moisture-Wicking: Draws sweat away from the body, preventing discomfort and helping maintain a dry and fresh feeling.
  • Durability: Constructed with durable materials, sun shirts are designed to withstand the rigors of equestrian activities and regular use.
  • Easy Care: Typically low-maintenance, with many sun shirts being machine washable and requiring minimal effort for upkeep.

Show Shirts

Show shirts are pivotal in the equestrian world, serving as a canvas for riders to express elegance and professionalism during competitions. Beyond mere attire, they contribute to the overall presentation and impression in the show ring. A well-chosen show shirt not only adheres to competition guidelines but also reflects the rider's dedication and respect for the sport.

Our show shirts aren't just threads; they're a testament to Ovation's commitment to quality and rider comfort. Crafted from cutting-edge fabrics, they're like a breath of fresh air, prioritizing breathability and flexibility. Feel the freedom to move gracefully while maintaining that polished look in the show ring. Thanks to our secret ingredient – moisture-wicking magic – you'll stay cool and dry, even when the competition heats up. And let's not forget about durability; these shirts are not just stylish but practically built like armor to tackle the demands of the show ring, ensuring you shine bright in every performance. At Ovation, we get that it's not just about looking good; it's about feeling confident and performing at your best with every stride.

What to look for in a show shirt:

Exceptional Comfort: Show shirts are crafted with premium materials that prioritize comfort, allowing riders to focus on their performance without distraction. The fabrics are soft against the skin and offer excellent breathability, keeping riders cool and comfortable even during long hours in the saddle.

Moisture-Wicking Technology: Equipped with advanced moisture-wicking technology, our show shirts efficiently wick away sweat and moisture from the skin, keeping riders dry and comfortable throughout their ride. This feature is particularly beneficial during intense competition or warm weather conditions.

Versatility: While designed for the show ring, our shirts are versatile enough to be worn for a variety of equestrian activities and events. Whether you're competing in dressage, show jumping, or eventing, our show shirts provide the perfect combination of performance and style.

Durability: Built to withstand the rigors of equestrian competition, our show shirts are crafted with durability in mind. The high-quality construction ensures that the shirts maintain their pristine appearance even after repeated washings and wear, making them a long-lasting investment for riders.


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Equestrian Helmets

A helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment you can wear. It protects your head from serious injuries in case of a fall, a kick, or a collision. A helmet should fit snugly and comfortably on your head, and have a chin strap that keeps it in place


Equestrian Riding Vest

A riding vest. A riding vest, also known as a body protector, is a padded garment that covers your chest, back, and ribs. It helps to absorb the impact of a fall and prevent internal injuries. A riding vest is especially recommended for riders who do jumping, cross-country, or eventing.

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Equestrian Riding Boots

Riding boots protect your feet and ankles from injury and provide support and stability for your legs. They also prevent your feet from slipping through the stirrups or getting caught in case of a fall. Riding boots should have a low heel, and smooth sole to avoid getting stuck in the stirrups.

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