Red White and Blue Gear for Your Horse


If you and your horse participate in Memorial Day or 4th of July parades, or if you just want to sport a patriotic look around the barn, there’s good news for you. Lots of creative entrepreneurs are making custom red, white and blue tack and horse accessories. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites from the current selection on Etsy. Take a look at some of what’s out there, and if you’ve accessorized your horse in your own style of Team USA gear, send us a photo!


Patriotic Horse Gear

CounterCanter’s rope halter is great for groundwork sessions and is available with a two- or four-knot noseband.
Patriotic Horse Gear

You’ll stand out at your next parade or games day with this fringe breastcollar from TiffanysBraidedTack. Bonus: this comes with a matching set of barrel reins and an over under with tassels.


Patriotic Horse Gear

This stars and stripes browband from My Buddy Bling is perfect if you want to make a bold statement. The stretchy fabric has loops that will allow it to fit on almost any bridle.
Patriotic Horse Gear

For a more subtle look, this beaded browband from TheBrassChipmunk provides just the right amount of patriotic bling.


Patriotic Horse Gear

Horses and fireworks generally don’t mix, but you can make an exception for this 4th of July themed ear bonnet from Creative SeaHorse. A stars and stripes version is also available.
Patriotic Horse Gear

Custom polo wraps are all the rage, and your horse will look super patriotic in these red, white and blue star print polos from BobbiGees.
Patriotic Horse Gear

When you’re done riding, this bridle charm from DunLuckyCrafts can be moved to a purse, backpack or keychain for maximum accessorizing.

Fun Stuff

Patriotic Horse Gear

What can we say? Your horse needs this Uncle Sam hat from MyBuddyBling.
Patriotic Horse Gear

Also from My Buddy Bling, these “crin dreads” are a colorful, sparkly mesh tubing that can be braided into your horse’s mane or clipped into his mane or tail using the included alligator clip.
Patriotic Horse Gear

This neck rope is labeled for use when riding without tack, but you could also use it as a neck strap for jumping, or just to look fabulous wherever you ride. This product is sold by ReinsForRescues, and the proceeds go to care for horses at Triple Dream Farm in Pennsylvania.

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Leslie Potter is a graduate of William Woods University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Science with a concentration in saddle seat riding and a minor in Journalism/Mass Communications. She is currently a writer and photographer in Lexington, KY.Potter worked as a barn manager and riding instructor and was a freelance reporter and photographer for the Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar and Saddle Horse Report before moving to Lexington to join Horse Illustrated as Web Editor from 2008 to 2019. Her current equestrian pursuits include being a grown-up lesson kid at an eventing barn and trail riding with her senior Morgan gelding, Snoopy.



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