The best waterproof horse riding jacket for spring 2023

The best water-repellent horse riding jacket will keep you properly protected from the wind and rain while still allowing you to perform at your very best.  

Spring is fast approaching.  

April showers, storm-force gales and sunny spells are all expected weather fronts in this interchangeable and energetic season. But whether you’re riding in snow, sleet, rain or sunshine, good waterproof jackets can offer protection from the elements and some serious style. 

What makes a good riding jacket? 

When you’re choosing a new equestrian riding jacket it’s important to consider exactly what you plan on wearing it for, this will determine the style and type of jacket you choose. 

Most riding jackets tend to be either quilted or waterproof, and if you need a riding jacket for general yard work, then some level of water resistance is essential. 

Consider the added features you might want in a jacket. A long jacket might be suitable to provide extra warmth in cold weather conditions. You might want exterior zip pockets or an inside zip pocket for your most essential items and valuables. Would a hood help you to stay warm and dry? Or would a removable hood suit you better?  

It’s important to think about the kind of activities you want to conduct in your jacket and which features (stylistic or functional) you’ll benefit most from, but it’s also crucial to feel and look good in the jacket too. The better you feel in it, the better you’ll ride! Many jackets feature an elasticised cinched waist to create a flattering silhouette – perfect for the style conscious. 

A great riding jacket is a must in the spring. 

Horse riding jackets for women 

Best lightweight waterproof jacket – Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Team Bomber 

The Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Team Bomber is ideal for both casual and equestrian wear for all fair weather riders. It keeps the body warm while riding and offers protection from wind and showers, allowing freedom of movement. It features a full-length zip, two front pockets and a subtle embroidered logo on the front. The look is completed by CT Team logo on the chest and shoulder. 

Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Team Bomber-M-0 

Best heavyweight waterproof jacket (with detachable hood) – Kingsland Classic Down Jacket 

Not only will you be toasty warm whilst standing around on the yard or at a show, the Kingsland Classic Down Jacket is also breathable allowing you to jump on and ride without overheating. The detachable and adjustable hood provides improved practicality, and the storm cuffs add extra waterproof warmth on drizzly days. 

While this jacket doesn’t feature a fleece lining, the Kingsland Down Jacket is filled with 70% Down and 30% feathers – making it a super warm and cosy coat whether you’re in or out the saddle. 

Kingsland Classic Unisex Down Jacket -0

Best for yard work in dry weather – Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Down Quilted Jacket 

The Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Down Quilted Jacket has been beautifully crafted featuring a synthetic down fill which provides warmth and comfort with minimal bulk. 

Designed with elegance in mind it features a sporty style and practicality. The stretch fabric sleeves, and padded body allows increased freedom of movement making it perfect to wear during yard work. The contrasting block colour on the front keep this stylish jacket fashionable and on trend while the flattering shape ensures a feminine fit.  

Finished with a subtle logo zip pull, embroidered Cavalleria Toscana branding on the upper sleeve, a full-length zip and zipped pockets (ideally sized for a mobile phone or keys) this quilted jacket would be a staple item in any outerwear collection. 

Cavalleria Toscana Ladies Nylon/ Jersey Synthetic Down Quilted Jacket -XL-0

Best for yard work in cold, wet weather – Kingsland Mack Jacket 

The Kingsland Mack Jacket will keep you warm and comfortable during the worst winter weather, never mind in spring! It boasts a regular fit ideal for any female shape, making it easy to do your daily activities whilst wearing this jacket. And the double ended zip at the front means you can easily zip it up when riding.  

The jacket features two large pockets in the front, fully taped seams, an inner pocket and detachable hood. The jacket is also water repellent and has a breathable coating, suitable for waterproof riding.  

With a high collar and fabric cuffs this parka keeps both your neck and hands warm in the most wintery conditions and year round. 

Best riding jacket for competitions – Pikeur Isalie Ladies Show Jacket

The Pikeur Isalie Ladies Show Jacket is a Pikeur competition jacket. Made from breathable and elasticated softshell material for maximum comfort and optimum performance.  

This stunning show jacket boasts tonnes of features that demonstrate style and elegance. With eye-catching rhinestone application on the pockets and nape of the jacket

Pikeur Isalie Ladies Show Jacket Black-0 


Best riding jacket for everyday rides – Ariat Stable Ladies Waterproof Team Jacket 

The Ariat Ladies Waterproof Team Stable Jacket is a water and wind resistant classic blouson style jacket with a lightweight polyfill quilted lining to keep you warm on everyday spring rides. 

The Ariat Team Stable Jacket also features a mock collar and fitted hem, logo embroidery and reflective details to the back yoke and back sleeve seam. The front zip and fitted cuffs offer protection from wet weather too. 

Horse riding jackets for men 

Best lightweight waterproof jacket – Ariat Stable Men’s Waterproof Team Jacket 

The Ariat Stable Men’s Waterproof Breathable Jacket is a staple jacket that stays in Ariat’s range all year round, available in Navy or Black.  

It has a lightweight polyfill quilted lining and features a mock collar and fitted hem. It has the Ariat logo embroidery on the arm and a zipped entry for team embroidery, it also has zipped underarm ventilation, so that you can open up the vents if you get hot. 

This jacket is also available in women’s and children’s sizes making it perfect for a team or for a ‘mini me’ match! 

Ariat Stable Mens Waterproof Team Jacket Navy 

Best heavyweight waterproof jacket (with a removable hood) – Ariat Men’s Prowess Waterproof Jacket 

Made for the rider who’s going to ride no matter the weather, the Ariat Prowess Jacket features three-layer stretch for maximum mobility as well as a multitude of technological details that make riding in inclement weather a breeze. 

Ideal for wear both in and out of the saddle, this jacket is equipped with rear saddle vents to keep you cool, plus a two way zip. A removable hood provides extra coverage when you need it the most and the performance stretch fabrication with articulated sleeves allows you to move freely. 

Ariat Mens Prowess Waterproof Jacket Black-S-0 

Best riding jacket for competitions – EGO7 Elegance Men’s Show Jacket 

The EGO7 menswear show jacket captures the dynamics of the equestrian sport. 

A masterful blend of classic masculine style, fashion appeal and pioneering innovation creates the ultimate contemporary show jacket, Italian designed to flatter the male figure. 

Beautifully crafted, made with rich materials, signature detail buttons, embossed logo and captivating finishing touches this plush jacket is ideal for any discipline. 

EGO 7 Elegance Mens Show Jacket-0

Best riding jacket for everyday riding – Pikeur Arvid Men’s Hybrid Jacket 

The Avrid Mens Hybrid Jacket is perfect for lovers of fashion and functionality! Featuring a bi-elastic fabric, which provides great protection from chill, and stylish detailing including a large Pikeur emblem on the chest, and a smart quilted body section. 

A great choice for men who love a sporty style and enjoy excellent ease of movement and comfort for when they’re riding out. 

Pikeur Arvid Men's Hybrid Jacket-M-0 

Waterproof jackets from Edgemere 

We have a huge selection of riding jackets and coats to choose from. Whether you need a jacket for spring, summer or even a winter horse riding jacket, for great value riding wear, you can count on Edgemere. 

If you need any more help choosing a waterproof riding jacket this spring, please get in touch. We’d be more than happy to help you. 

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Posted by: Edgemere
Posted on: 29/03/2022

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