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The Apparel Market To Grow Reach Usd $7.6 Billion By 2025.

Chanel Haute Couture Summer 22 started with Charlotte Casiragi on horseback which sent the internet into a frenzy. The global equestrian apparel market size is forecast to grow to USD $7.6 billion by 2025. The major factors driving the growth of this market are increasing disposable income and rising demand for horse riding sports among millennials.

The talented Showjumper, Polo Player and model, Rileigh Tibbott, born in Ebensburg PA, fell in love with horses as a kid and would just ride locally for fun. Today equestrianism is part of her day-to-day, with various win on International Grand Prix’s, as well as a Florida riding coach.

However, high prices of equestrian clothes are restricting the global market growth the market goes further with “designers are often inspired by the equestrian world”, Rileigh complete.

Various designers (Kenzo, Tommy Hilfiger, Givenchy) showed hats made from riding helmets, taking this equestrian trend to the line. Gucci Horsebit loafers, Ralph Lauren polos and almost everything from Hermès,

As the choice of riding helmet may be only for the most daring, but you may want to try high boots or other accessories such as the ties from Jonathan Saunders.

“My favorite pieces have a thought behind of each choice, comfort and security since this sport require as much work form my horses but also from me”, asserts Tibbott. In equestrian sports, the rider, and the animal work together. They are the two that generate results, being 70% dependent on the animal and 30% on the athlete.

Open Tibbott closet and you certainly find:

  1. Helmet from Kask - After a serious fall, in 2019, Rileigh is very big into safety and Kask is the brand with utmost security measures, even though the price tag is not for all the pockets: $2,000-$3,000/helmet they are the best looking and most reliable.

  2. Boots Vogel: A company based out of NYC where they specialize in fashion and equestrian footwear. A custom pair of boots is on average $2,500

  3. Saddle Bruno Delgrange: A French company that is known for their quality in the details. An average custom saddle is about $8,000.

  4. Free Ride Equestrian: Pants, and shirts I wear while competing.

“The equestrian world is more than just wearing tights and long boots, it's a way of life. The animals have a maintenance fee of around $2,500/month, which includes food, veterinarian, stud farm, horseshoe, and other expenses”, the Athlete/ Model remarks.

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