With over 250 riding hats and body protectors in stock we have one of the widest ranges of rider safety equipment in the South West, covering all equestrian disciplines. Our riding hats start with the minimum UK Standards and progress up to International Standards. Brands stocked include, Champion, Charles Owen, Gatehouse and KEP. For body protectors we stock Champion, USG, Helite, Point Two and Levels start from Level 2, for the racing industry up to Level 4.
We take your safety serious and believe your riding hat is one of, if not, "the" most important pieces of equipment you will purchase. With this in mind we strongly recommend to have your hat fitted in store by one of our experienced and trained members of staff.
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We are well aware of just what a troublesome condition Mud Fever is and so are regularly sourcing products to help with the condition.
Mud fever, also known as scratches or pastern dermatitis, is a group of diseases of horses causing irritation and dermatitis in the lower limbs of horses. Often caused by a mixture of bacteria, typically Dermatophilus congolensis, and Staphylococcus spp, mud fever can also be caused by fungal organisms (dermatophytes). Photosensitization, chorioptic mange mites, contact dermatitis and other conditions also contribute to some cases. This condition is also known as dew poisoning,grease heel, or greasy heel.
Mud fever affects most horses and ponies during winter and early spring, resulting in painful sores and scabs, which in severe cases can make a horse lame. Mud fever most commonly affects the pastern and heel area but can also affect the upper leg, the belly, and in some cases the neck area (also known as Rain Scald). Non-pigmented skin tends to be more severely affected.