Buying guide: winter clothing to keep cyclists warm and dry

Having the right clothes makes going out in any weather a little more bearable. Thanks to the use of modern materials, the choice of practical clothing is vast, but if you buy a few key items, you will stay warm and dry.

Layering is the best way to deal with changing weather conditions – starting with a base layer and adding a sweatshirt or cardigan if you’re cold. For those wet and cold days, add a waterproof jacket, not to mention a good pair of waterproof over-pants or breeches to protect your legs.

Here is a selection of clothes to help you layer or stoop down, depending on the weather.


Elite Venture long coat

RRP £ 179.95

Colors: Graphite, marine

Sizes: XS-3XL

equetech.com

A long, versatile coat with a satin silver quilted lining. Perfect for training, as well as for dog walking and all equestrian activities. A two-ply storm flap conceals the zipper. Other features include a rear gusset with opening, allowing you to sit comfortably in a saddle, as well as dual front pockets, reflective panels, Velcro leg straps and interior windproof cuffs to keep the elements out. .


Coldstream Stichill Quilted Coat

RRP £ 114.99

Color: Gray

Sizes: XS-XL

coldstreamequestrian.com

The perfect lighter layer for horseback riding, yard or casual wear, this coat can do it all. Meticulously crafted for a stunning and sporty look, the finer chevron quilting results in a contoured and flattering silhouette.


Down jacket Gemma Dublin

RRP £ 69.99

Colors: Navy ink, arctic blue

Sizes: XS-2XL

clothingdublin.fr

This casual winter or riding puffer jacket will keep you warm and toasty. It’s thermal, windproof and waterproof, with a central double-slider zip, zip pockets to keep your valuables safe, and a removable zip hood. The inside of the collar and the inside of the cuffs in flat ribbed knit will protect you from the cold. This jacket has side seams constructed with a curved slit on the side hem to allow more movement for comfort, as well as an elasticated waistband for a flattering fit.


Dublin Kylee II Long Sleeve Shirt

RRP £ 34.99

Colors: Arctic Blue, Deep Crimson Red, Navy, Black

Sizes: XS-2XL

clothingdublin.fr

A breathable long-sleeved top in bi-stretch jersey with a sun protection factor of 50+ and a peach-colored exterior. It features Comfort Dry technology that controls humidity for all-day comfort. There are also mesh side panels, under the sleeves and in the back yoke. The peach-colored exterior removes dirt, hay, and horse hair, and the semi-fitted style provides a comfortable fit.


Winter Grip Equetech H20 breeches

RRP £ 94.95

Color: Noir

Sizes: XS-XXL

equetech.com

These technical pull-on softshell pants feature a waterproof membrane and fleece lining to keep you warm and dry. They have a fully grippy seat with a generous high waist for added comfort in and out of the saddle. Other features include two thigh pockets (large enough for a smartphone), a stretch hem panel, and an extra-large comfortable waistband with belt loops.


Mochara half-zip sweatshirt

RRP £ 40

Colors: Baby Blue, Lilac, White, Jet Black, Charcoal Gray, Heather Gray, Baby Pink, Plum, Navy

Sizes: XXS-XXL

mochara.co.uk

A classic and practical half-zip sweatshirt made from cotton fabric with a soft fleece lining that looks great, comfortable and warm. Mochara can embroider your name on the back of the sweatshirt for a personalized touch.


Storm Equetech waterproof gloves

RRP £ 22.50

Color: Noir

Sizes: XS-L

equetech.com

A waterproof winter glove, thin enough to ensure good contact while riding while incorporating all of the latest weather resistance features. This multi-layered glove features a waterproof and windproof outer shell, an intermediate waterproof membrane, a comfortable microfleece inner lining and a full palm grip with reinforced areas for the reins. These gloves are also compatible with touch screens.


Apt jumper Power + Leggings

RRP £ 49.50

Color: Bordeaux, navy, black

Sizes: 6-16

aptcavalier.com

The Power + leggings are made of a soft, resistant and breathable material. An anti-bacterial sports mesh panel minimizes perspiration when worn with long boots. A handy pocket on each leg is positioned high on the leg for improved comfort and easier access.


Moorland New Habit Riding Skirt

RRP £ 350

Colors: Navy, French mustard, vintage brown, forest green

Sizes: On demand

nouvellehabit.fr

An elegant, waterproof waxed cotton skirt. This wrap-around skirt will keep your legs and saddle dry for all-season riding. Each skirt is handcrafted to order, right here in the UK.


Ariat facet basecoat

RRP £ 60

Colors: Windsor wine, brown banyan bark, black

Sizes: XS-XL

www.ariat.com/fr/fr

An ideal base layer for cooler days, this base layer uses Ariat’s Cold Series technology, so your core temperature is maintained. Ariat’s Moisture Movement technology draws moisture to the outside of the garment so it evaporates quickly, and cold-weather brushed fleece keeps you toasty warm. It has thumbholes and a faux crossover collar to protect your hands and neck.


Mochara technical equestrian underwear

RRP £ 40

Colors: Berry, Pink Rose, Jet Black, Charcoal Gray, Slate Gray, Navy, Baby Pink, Baby Blue, Mauve, Grape, Burgundy, Snow White

Sizes: XXS-XXL

mochara.co.uk

Ideal for any active outdoor sport, this underwear provides warmth, breathability and protection against muscle damage. It is made from high quality technical fabric with UV SPF 40+ technology. Now you can make it your own with the option to customize your base layer and have your name printed on the sleeve.


Weatherbeeta Harper Quilted Coat

RRP £ 122.99

Color: Noir

Sizes: Ladies 2XS-2XL

meteobeeta.fr

This quilted coat offers luxurious style with leather details and a waterproof nylon shell, with winter weight padding for extra warmth. Longer coat with double-ended front zip and side hems zips, it also features a removable, zip-up padded hood with adjustable leather drawstring and generous pockets to keep your belongings safe and your hands safe. hot.


Ariat Prouesse jacket

RRP £ 250

Color: Noir

Sizes: XS – L

www.ariat.com/fr/fr

An elegant, warm and protective jacket for the winter. EcoDry fabric uses a thin layer of technology for eco-friendly waterproofing and protection from the rain. The jacket also features reflective trims and zippered air vents, and the numerous zippered pockets mean there’s a place to stash your valuables – in addition to a removable hood.


Equisafety Inverno Jacket

RRP £ 114.99

Colors: Red Yellow

Sizes: XS-XXL

equisafety.com

The Inverno jacket offers you two jackets in one. One side is a stylish EN1150 hi-vis jacket, and when flipped, the jacket becomes a luxurious black quilted jacket. The fluorescent side of the jacket is made of 100% waterproof material, a lightweight, breathable fabric with sealed seams. It also has an exclusive warning triangle. The large, adjustable hood can be rolled up in the collar or removed. This jacket has smaller padded waist panels for a slimming effect, and two side zips for added comfort while riding.


Mountain Horse Team Jacket (unisex)

RRP £ 89

Color: Marine

Cut: XXS-XXXL

mountain horse.co.uk

A versatile and stylish addition to your riding wardrobe, this jacket is made with WPS 5000 fabric, which is waterproof and windproof and very durable. The jacket has a two-way zipper, three front pockets and reflective piping along the front and back sleeves. In addition, the hood is adjustable and removable.


Coldstream Foulden Sweater

RRP £ 59.99

Colors: Navy, black

Sizes: XS-XL

coldstreamequestrian.com

This sweater has been designed to be the perfect addition to your competition wardrobe. Smart enough to wear for training days and clinics, it looks great with your favorite panties. It has a round neck and relaxed fit, and a large front pocket with concealed zippers for a smooth and flattering look, perfect for keeping your phone, keys and treats safe.


Mountain Horse Guard Pants (unisex)

RRP £ 79

Color: Marine

Sizes: XS-XXXL

mountain horse.co.uk

Made with durable fully sealed, waterproof and windproof WPS 5000 fabric. The MH Tech silicone seat offers better grip in the saddle. There is a pocket with a placket and a zipper for your phone, the legs are pre-folded for comfort and a full zipper up to the knee makes them easy to put on and take off, even with tall boots.


Hy Equestrian Exquisite Stirrup and Bit Collection Vest

RRP £ 49.99

Color: Marine

Sizes: XS-XL

hy-equestrian.com

With rose gold detailing and a zipper, this eye-catching navy waistcoat features a stand-up collar to keep you warm and for extra protection. A perfect layer for cooler days and nights, whether you’re in the yard, at competitions, or everyday.


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