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Ultimate Ariat Gift Guide - 2023

It’s time to start thinking of that perfect gift for the equestrian in your life. Of course, there’s never really a bad time of year to get the ideal gift for your favorite equestrians, and Ariat knows how to help even the most particular rider. They offer a wide array of clothing and gear ranging from practical to equestrian-inspired and everything in between. 

When you consider the durability, technology, and style Ariat uses for every item, you’ll realize what a great value their products are and why they make such perfect gifts. So, in this ultimate Ariat gift guide, we’ll share our top recommendations for your equestrian gift list.

Find the perfect gift for every equestrian on your list.

Ariat gifts for women

Searching for the perfect gift for the female equestrian enthusiast in your life? Look no further than these greatest hits from Ariat!

Women’s shirts

Ariat Women’s Facet Long Sleeve Baselayer ($94.95)

Woman wearing an orange Ariat long sleeve baselayer with a tall collar

The Ariat Women’s Facet Long Sleeve Baselayer is the perfect choice for the active equestrian, blending functionality with a touch of fun. The vibrant color and thoughtful design details, like the moto-stripe jacquard shoulder panels and center back for stretch, make this baselayer stand out. 

Crafted with cold weather weight brushed fleece, it provides warmth and comfort during chilly days. The cross-over mock neck adds a touch of elegance, while the thumb holes and a watch window enhance its practicality. The Facet Baselayer strikes the perfect balance between fashion and function, making it an ideal gift for those who appreciate style and performance in their activewear.

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Ariat Ascent 1/4 Zip Short Sleeve Show Shirt ($124.95)

Woman wearing a white Ariat short sleeve, half zip baselayer

The Ariat Ascent line takes equestrian apparel to the next level. The Ariat Women’s Ascent 1/4 Zip Short Sleeve Show Shirt is a true game-changer with thoughtful features that prioritize style and performance. The maximum ventilation, slimming stitching, and racerback design add a touch of flair and enhance comfort during those intense rides. 

The innovative PostureTEK design goes beyond aesthetics, supporting muscles and increasing circulation for an optimal riding experience. Engineered compression panels ensure a flattering fit and prompt correct riding posture, allowing for a maximum range of motion in the show ring. With UPF 50 for sun protection and a mesh show collar for added style, this show shirt is a winning combination of form and function. 

Ariat Women’s Lowell 2.0 1/4 Zip Long Sleeve Baselayer Prints ($69.95)

Woman wearing black Ariat baselayer with silver snaffle bit print

If you’re looking for a practical yet adorable gift, look no further than this equestrian-inspired print baselayer. It’ll keep her toasty all day with cold series technology designed to warm the body’s core. And with moisture-wicking technology, it’ll keep her dry, too. This top is Ariat technology at its finest, with sporty styling and a flattering cut. Other great features include a mock collar and ergonomic thumb holes. It comes in adorable patterns like Arctic Frolic, Banyan Bark, and Sea Salt Tack.

Ariat Women’s Breathe ¼ Zip Baselayer ($99.55)

Woman wearing green half zip Ariat baselayer

The Ariat Women’s Breathe 1/4 Zip Baselayer is a game-changer for riders who crave optimal comfort and performance. This baselayer is a must-have for those unpredictable temperature shifts during spring and fall rides, thanks to its ultra-breathable design. The Breathe base layer enhances comfort and resilience in the saddle with innovative cooling fabric and strategically placed perforated paneling. 

AriatTEK® ensures optimal comfort in any weather, while ClimateTEK™ dynamically responds to your body temperature, keeping you cool when things heat up. FreshTEK™ provides sustainable odor resistance, and Moisture Movement Technology™ keeps you dry during intense rides. The Sun Protection Fabric™ adds an extra layer of UV coverage, making this baselayer a comprehensive choice for riders who prioritize performance and well-being. With a mock collar, ¼ zip styling, and lightweight recycled blend pique knit, the Ariat Women’s Breathe Baselayer is a stylish and functional addition to any riding wardrobe.

Learn more about the Ariat Breathe collection →

Ariat Women’s Belmont Shirt Jacket ($162.95)

Ariat women's long, quilted shirt jacket in navy

This versatile 3-season layer is ultra-wearable and featherlight, making it a go-to choice for various occasions. The eco-friendly design, with a recycled outer shell and PrimaLoft® Black Eco Insulation for sustainable, lightweight warmth, reflects a commitment to fashion and environmental consciousness. The traditional diamond quilting adds a touch of classic charm, while the oversized, double-entry pockets and drop tail hem provide both style and functionality.

Women’s breeches and tights

Ariat Women’s Ascent Half Grip Tight ($129.95)

Ariat women's navy half grip tights

The Ariat Women’s Ascent Half Grip Tights are a true masterpiece designed to elevate the riding experience. These tights boast a revolutionary compression design that supports muscle function and reduces the risk of injuries. 

These tights are crafted with a laser focus on equestrian athletes. The AriatTEK® material ensures superior performance in any weather, and the mesh panel design provides muscle support and stability in the saddle. The versatile half-grip silicone print, deeper rise for core support, and envelope phone pockets on both sides add convenience, making these tights a standout choice for riders. 

Ariat Women’s Venture Thermal Half Grip Tights ($129.95)

Ariat women's black full grip riding tights

Give the gift of comfort, style, and functionality with the Ariat Women’s Venture Thermal Half Grip Tights! These tights provide unparalleled comfort, warmth, and protection against cold, wet weather during winter rides. The thermal fabric and compressive technology, complemented by a wide and supportive waistband, ensure a snug, comfortable, and functional fit. 

The inclusion of AriatTEK® guarantees superior performance in any weather, and the Ariat® Hex Silicone Grip half grip provides optimal stability in the saddle. With thoughtful features like a cell phone pocket on both thighs, these tights are stylish and practical, allowing riders to secure their smartphones while on the go. The compatibility with other Venture Series styles makes these tights a versatile addition to any equestrian wardrobe.

Ariat Women’s Tri Factor Grip Full Seat Breeches ($169.95)

Ariat women's tan grip full seat breeches

For the equestrian fashionista who demands both style and performance, the Ariat Women’s Tri Factor Grip Full Seat Breeches are an absolute must-have! These breeches stand out for their incredible Freeze Point fabric, ensuring unparalleled comfort, and the innovative core control technology featuring compression fabric. Whether you’re gearing up for a competition or enjoying a ride in any season, these breeches keep you cool, classy, and in control. The Ariat Tri Factor Breech is the epitome of full-seat control, offering a sleek fit and silicone grip in all the right places for added confidence in the saddle.

Learn more: The Ultimate Guide to Ariat Tri Factor Breeches

Women’s shoes

Ariat Women’s V-Sport Tall Boot ($379.95)

Women's black Ariat tall boot with zipper

The Ariat Women’s V-Sport Tall Boot is a gift that combines style and performance. These boots are crafted with premium full-grain leather and exude elegance while ensuring durability for long-lasting wear. The full leather lining and oiled inner calf leather panel provide a luxurious feel and contribute to the boot’s overall comfort. 

With a high Spanish cut topline and a full-length elasticized panel on the lateral side, these boots offer a sleek and contoured fit. The full-length YKK® back zipper allows for easy on and off, making these boots convenient for any rider. The Duratread™ outsole ensures traction and durability, while the moisture-wicking sock liner keeps feet dry and comfortable. Whether in the arena or on a leisurely ride, the Ariat Women’s V-Sport Tall Boot is a statement of sophistication and functionality, making it an ideal gift for the equestrian enthusiast in your life.

Ariat Women’s Heritage IV Zip H2O Paddock Boot ($169.95)

Women's black Ariat paddock boot

Why not get her a new pair of boots that she’ll love wearing all winter long? This pair has waterproof full-grain leather uppers with moisture-wicking, breathable lining that will keep her feet dry. Built-in heel cushions and padded top collars make these boots super comfortable, and with the Duratread outsoles, she won’t be slipping around due to inclement weather. Get these boots in black.

Need help with sizing? Check out our Ariat Boot size guide.

Ariat Women’s Bootie Slippers ($54.95)

Furry Ariat bootie slippers in white

What could be cozier in the winter than a pair of slippers? Get her a pair she’ll love stepping into after she kicks off her boots. They’re fleece-lined with a superior foam cushion and a stylish suede trim, making them as cute as they are comfortable. The western-inspired bootie V-notch ankle design means she can kick them off easily. They also have indoor/outdoor rubber bottoms. Get these a size up, so they’ll be a perfect fit.

Ariat gifts for men

Check out these fantastic Ariat pieces that’ll amp up the dapper factor for the men in your life.

Men’s shirts

Ariat Men’s Clement Long Sleeve Shirt ($94.95)

Man wearing a grey long sleeve collared shirt with checked pattern

If you’re looking for the perfect long-sleeve button-down shirt for your guy, look no further! The soft, warm Clement Long Sleeve Shirt is ideal for a casual work look or an evening out, and best of all, no ironing is necessary! This wrinkle-free shirt has a slim European fit and comes in Navy Tattersall and Safari Check.

Ariat Men’s TEK Long Sleeve Show Shirt ($99.95)

Man wearing white long sleeve Ariat show shirt

The Ariat Men’s TEK Long Sleeve Show Shirt seamlessly combines elegant styling with advanced technology, making it a standout choice for the show ring. The Moisture Movement Technology™ fabric ensures that he stays cool and dry by efficiently wicking away moisture. 

At the same time, the Sun Protection Fabric™, with a UPF rating of 50+, protects from harmful ultraviolet rays. The technical stretch fabric offers resilience and flexibility, allowing optimal saddle performance. With a show collar adding a touch of sophistication and strategically placed mesh panels for ventilation where he needs it most, this shirt is both polished and performance-ready. 

Ariat Men’s VentTEK Classic Short Sleeve Shirt ($65.95)

Man wearing Ariat diamond patterned short sleeve shirt in blue

The Ariat Men’s VentTEK Classic Short Sleeve Shirt is a standout gift, thanks to its VentTEK™ technology coupled with Sun Protection Fabric™, ensuring a cool and comfortable experience even on the hottest, muggiest days. Air flows freely through the strategically vented areas, allowing your man to stay cool while regulating his body temperature. 

The VentTek Classic Short Sleeve Shirt is not just about style; it’s equipped with advanced fabric technology, including AriatTEK® Heat Series technology to keep him cool when the competition heats up, Moisture Movement Technology™ for moisture-wicking, and Sun Protection Fabric™ for protection from harmful ultraviolet rays. With body mapping that enables airflow and temperature regulation, this shirt is a handsome addition to your man’s summer wardrobe and a practical and heat-resistant choice that will steal the show.

Men’s breeches

Ariat Men’s Tri Factor Grip Knee Patch Breech ($169.95)

Man wearing Ariat riding breeches in black

The Ariat Men’s Tri Factor Grip Knee Patch Breech stands out for its winning combination of cooling technology, compression, and silicone grip, ensuring a secure and supported ride in the saddle or stable. These breeches are expertly engineered to provide optimal comfort and confidence, featuring Moisture Movement Technology™ to keep him dry, an Ariat® Hex Grip knee patch for superior grip, and a compression garment that provides a sleek fit and retains its shape. The Freeze Point™ cooling technology takes it further, reducing skin temperature by up to 2.8°C/5°F. With the calf fit system ensuring comfort and coolness where he needs it most, these breeches epitomize equestrian style and functionality. 

Men’s shoes

Ariat Men’s Devon Nitro Paddock Boot ($249.95)

Ariat men's black paddock boot

The Ariat Men’s Devon Nitro Paddock Boot is a true testament to peak performance, combining the durability of full-grain leather with the flexibility and stability of Shock Shield™ padding. Rugged and timeless, these boots are designed for all-terrain exploration, ensuring he stays prepared to tackle the trails confidently.

Crafted from premium full-grain leather with a waterproof finish, the Devon Nitro™ Paddock Boot boasts top-notch durability and features Nitro™ technology for unparalleled flexibility, stability, and comfort. With a Nitro™ footbed providing cushioning and stability and the revolutionary Shock Shield™ technology diffusing heel strike impact for maximum shock absorption, these boots promise comfort and readiness for any equestrian adventure.

Ariat Men’s Terrain Blaze H2O Boot ($149.95)

Ariat men's brown terrain short boots

A proud addition to the Terrain Collection, renowned for its grit and versatility, these boots ensure superior wearability no matter the task. The Terrain Blaze takes it further with its easy-to-slip-on twin gore style, providing convenience without compromising performance. Crafted with premium full-grain leather and featuring Waterproof PRO™ construction, these boots guarantee a barrier against the elements. The ATS® lightweight forked shank offers enhanced support, while the moisture-wicking lining keeps feet dry. The removable All Day Cushioning insole and lightweight EVA midsole ensure shock absorption, making these boots a comfortable choice for all-day wear.

Ariat gifts for kids

Spoil the budding equestrians in your life with these gift ideas from Ariat.

Kid’s shirts

Ariat Girl’s Aptos Vent Show Shirt ($54.95)

Ariat white short sleeve girls show shirt

The Ariat Girl’s Aptos Vent Show Shirt stands out for its sun protection and cooling design, ensuring comfort during those warm-weather riding sessions. The breathable mesh sleeves and cooling technology regulate body temperature, while the Moisture Movement Technology™ wicks away sweat, keeping your young rider dry and comfortable. 

The Sun Protection Fabric™, with a UPF rating of 50+, provides essential protection from ultraviolet rays. The fabric finish inhibits the growth of bacterial odors and ensures lasting freshness, and the poly/spandex blend pique with built-in stretch offers flexibility in every movement. The Vent structure maximizes breathability, and the show collar and placket with snap closures add a touch of elegance to this practical and stylish show shirt. 

Ariat Youth Bella Reversible Vest ($69.95)

Ariat girls blue puffy vest patterned with black, brown, grey, and white horses

This vest keeps your young rider’s core warm, allowing them to focus on their pursuits in any weather. The lightly insulated, multi-season functionality ensures versatility, while the reversible design adds a touch of style – offering a completely different look depending on the occasion. The AriatTEK® technology guarantees superior performance in any weather, complemented by Cool Climate Insulation™ for lightweight warmth. The Earth-friendly EcoDry™ water-resistant finish adds an environmentally conscious touch to this versatile vest, making it wind and water-resistant while maintaining breathability. 

Ariat Youth Sepia Equine Long Sleeve T-Shirt ($29.95)

Ariat girls shirt in sepia with black horses pattern

The Ariat Youth Sepia Equine Long Sleeve T-Shirt is the perfect gift for the young equestrian enthusiast in your life. Whether they’re heading to school or the barn, this shirt combines equestrian style with comfort. Crafted from super-soft organic cotton, it ensures a cozy feel, making it the ideal choice for any activity, whether sporting sneakers or riding boots. 

Kid’s tights

Ariat Youth EOS Knee Patch Tight ($99.95)

Ariat kids riding tights in dark grey with light grey horse print

For the young equestrian in your life, the Ariat Youth EOS Knee Patch Tight is the perfect gift, seamlessly combining style and functionality. With AriatTEK® Heat Series technology, these tights keep riders cool even during the most energetic rides. The Ariat® Hex Grip knee patch ensures optimal grip in the saddle, providing confidence with every movement. Adding a cell phone pocket and pockets on both thighs adds practicality to this stylish piece, allowing for convenient storage of essentials. The nylon/spandex fabrication, wide waistband, and perforated leg panels contribute to these tights’ overall comfort and flexibility. 

Kid’s shoes

Ariat Kid’s Devon IV Paddock Boot ($109.95)

Ariat kids black paddock boot

The Ariat Kid’s Devon IV Paddock Boot is a classically styled, easy-on, easy-off boot that combines comfort and durability. This paddock boot showcases outstanding comfort, stability, and durability. The antiqued brass zipper and elastic gore allow a hassle-free on/off experience. 

At the same time, the removable Wiggle Room footbeds provide the flexibility to accommodate growing feet, ensuring your young athlete can enjoy their favorite boots for longer. With a 4LR™ footbed for support and cushioning, the Ariat Kid’s Devon IV Paddock Boot is a practical choice and a stylish and thoughtful gift for the young equestrian in your life.

Ariat Girl’s Crius Clog Slippers ($29.95)

Ariat puffy slippers in leopard print

Keep her feet cozy and comfortable after a long day of riding with these puffy, quilted, and plush soft slippers. They’re made with synthetic insulation to keep her feet warm all winter. The bottom has comfortable foam cushioning, and the rubber sole is designed for inside and outside wear. They come in leopard and pink.

Ariat Kid’s Heritage Contour Field Zip Boot ($279.95)

Black Ariat kids tall field boots

What better way to congratulate your young competitor for their hard work than to treat them to their first tall boots? We love these gorgeous hand-crafted full-grain premium leather boots. They have full-length back zippers, so they’re easy to get off and on, and their moisture-wicking sock liners and Duratread outsoles make them comfortable and stable. They come in black.

Ariat gifts for equestrians on the go

Equestrians need gear and accessories, too! Check out these handy accessories that will make perfect gifts for the busy equestrian in your life.

Ariat Tall Boot Trees ($31.95)

Blue Ariat tall boot trees

Help your favorite equestrian keep their Ariat boots looking great between rides with these Tall Boot Trees! Boot trees help maintain boot shape and quality, ensuring they last longer and look amazing ride after ride.

Ariat Team Tall Navy Boot Bag ($109.95)

Navy Ariat tall boot bag

Help them take it further with the Ariat Team Tall Navy Boot Bag! This bag safely houses tall boots for transportation to and from competitions and is a great storage option between rides. With a comfortable shoulder strap and a convenient carrying handle at the top, transporting tall boots has always been challenging.

Ariat Team Carry All Tote ($74.95)

Navy Ariat tote bag with red, white, and navy striped handles

Ariat designed this gear tote with equestrians in mind. It has a bonus organizer pocket and strategically placed exterior drop pockets with magnetic closures for easy access and security. The large interior section has a zip pocket and a cute equestrian-inspired lining. Plus, it has comfortable ergonomic web straps so that you can wear it on the go easily. It comes in navy and red.

Ariat Team Garment Bag ($119.95)

Navy Ariat garment bag with red, white, and navy striped handles

This garment bag in Ariat brand colors is stylish and practical. Keep your show clothes clean and wrinkle-free in this versatile bag. It has comfortable web straps and two large exterior pockets with magnetic closures. The zipper runs the length of the bag so you can access your outfit effortlessly.

Ariat Grip Gear Bag ($229.95)

Navy Ariat tote with red trim

Looking for the perfect gear bag to bring along to all shows? Look no further than this bag by Ariat! We love this bag for its thoughtful and stylish design. It has a rubberized base, so you don’t have to worry about dropping it anywhere. Its special boot compartment has a separate spot for your spurs. It also has a detachable toiletry bag, a key holder, and a pocket for easy access to your phone. Keep your belongings safe and secure with this well-designed bag. It comes in navy and red or black and grey. 

Ariat Ring Backpack ($114.95)

Black Ariat Ring backpack with black helmet in the front pocket

Leave it to Ariat to make the perfect equestrian backpack with lots of thoughtful touches. It’s a great size (11.75″W x18″H x5.25″D), and you’ll be blown away by all the features packed into it. First, there’s a hot/cold pack with an insulated bottle pocket. There’s also a helmet sling, crop holder, wet/dirty clothes pocket, and organizer pocket panels. 

And don’t worry — it’s got your technology covered, too! The pack has a laptop or tablet sleeve and easy cell phone access with charger pockets. It’s also comfortable to wear, with padded straps and a mesh back panel to keep your back dry in warmer weather. Ariat thought of everything when creating this incredible bag. It comes in navy and red or black and grey.

Ariat gifts for pups

Black and tan corgi dog wearing a black Ariat jacket

Don’t forget your favorite pooch this year! You can outfit her in the latest of Ariat’s finest dog wear, all of which come in navy and black.

Ariat–the perfect one-stop equestrian gift shop!

If you’re looking for great equestrian-inspired gifts for the horse rider in your life, look no further than Ariat! They have excellent products and clothing, whether you’re buying for someone who spends a lot of time on horseback or you’re just sharing your love for horses. You can never go wrong with Ariat! 

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