photo 1: Beth Seliga of 3 Cats Photo

Virginia’s Horse Country is more than just an area; it’s a lifestyle. The gorgeous landscape, countless steeplechases and beautiful homes all make up some of the aspects of Horse Country. Living in Virginia, we all embrace the equestrian spirit and want to share it with others. To help you share it, we’ve compiled some of our most beautiful, handcrafted and useful gift ideas for an equestrian loving friend or loved one. 

Chamomile Ladies Country Shirt

This beautifully chic country shirt makes a wonderful gift for a special woman in your life. It can be dressed up or down, and the ruffle detail gives off a flirty, yet sophisticated, look. This shirt can be paired with a Dubarry tweed vest or a favorite pair of jeans, making it versatile and practical for any occasion. Give a gift that you know will be worn over and over again. Shop here.

Everyone is always in need of some new accessories, especially a well-made Dubarry leather saddle handbag. This bag is the perfect complement to any country chic outfit and is available in a rich black and warm walnut color. For anyone attending equestrian events or enjoying Virginia wine country, this bag is perfect for carrying a phone, wallet and more. Intricately made, this bag has a combination of smooth and crushed leathers. Shop here.

Riding Boot Salt & Pepper Shaker

The Riding Boot Salt & Pepper Shakers are charming and the perfect gift for any equestrian lover. Almost four inches tall, these boots are impressively detailed from the shoelaces to the buckles. On the heels of the boots you’ll find a plug for refilling. The pewter style will add the perfect equestrian touch to your table or tailgate. Shop here.

Riding Boots Salt Shaker

Dubarry Boots

Dubarry Boots are a gift that shows you really put effort into finding the perfect pair. For a casual everyday shoe, the Waterford Ankle Boot is a great option, with a walnut colored leather exterior and waterproof GORE-TEX interior. For a more traditional look, try the knee-height Walnut Galway Country Boot with Dry Fast-Dry Soft leather, or the Sligo Boot in black or brown. These boots are known for their elegant, sleek style, as well as their durability. For someone who likes a little extra flair, try the Chinchilla Boot Liners that will also keep you warm and cozy. Shop here

Horse Jewelry

Get the collection of the beautiful 24K Gold Horse Bit bracelet, necklace and earrings for the horse-loving women in your life. Whether you get one or all pieces, they are truly stunning and a great way to personalize a look. The toggle clasp is easy-to-use and the handcast Gold plating will elevate any outfit. Shop here

Equestrian Ice Bucket

Be prepared to wow your friends and family at your next steeplechase tailgate or dinner party with this beautiful Beatriz Ball Equestrian Ice Bucket. Undeniably exquisite, it works great for serving chilled wine and drinks in style. The bucket is made from oven- and freezer-friendly aluminum alloy. This pairs perfectly with other equestrian-inspired bar items. Shop here.

Leather Gold Hoof Belt

Wiley Leather Hoof Pick Belt

A nice leather belt is a timeless gift. The Wiley Leather Hoof Pick Belt is an especially thoughtful one as the detailing and craftsmanship is seen on the weaving of the belt loops, and in the elegant design and the solid brass or nickel hoof pick. The leather only gets better with age, making it a lifelong gift. Shop here.

Coasters

Everyone needs a good set of coasters, and this assortment will not disappoint. The Equestrian Leather Coasters by Chuck Pinnell are a favorite. For something a little more unique, try the Marble Coasters, which are made with tumbled botticino marble and show images of horses printed directly on the surface. The coasters are backed with cork and etch-proof. Celebrate equestrian spirit with every sip of your drink! Shop here.

Horse Painting Coaster
Horseshoe Coasters
Wine and Country Gift Card

Gift Cards

If you cannot pick between all the amazing items in our shop, give a gift card so they can pick out exactly what they want. Paired with a sweet note written on our Huntsman Jumping a Wall Card will personalize the gift. Shop here

We all love to personalize our homes with touches of our interests. These equestrian-inspired gift ideas for lovers of Virginia horse country make great keepsakes. Take your gifts to the next level with these wonderfully crafted and local items. Find even more gift ideas for equestrian lovers at our Wine & Country Shop.

For more Virginia-made gift guides, click here. To find something perfect for the person on your shopping list who has everything, browse our curated guide to  Wine & Country Luxury Gifts for your gift-giving inspiration – you’ll discover everything from a classic diamond tennis bracelet designed by a Virginia gemologist to a custom designed stable for your property. ~

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Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in Virginia Wine Country. Wine & Country Life is a semi-annual luxury print magazine with a full digital presence. The annual Wine & Country Wedding Planner is an art book of elegant Virginia weddings. The brand includes the Wine & Country Shop in Ivy, Va. It is a beautiful lifestyle boutique that brings the pages of the magazines to life. Wine & Country tells the stories of Virginia wineries, the farm-to-table movement, luxury travel, entertaining, art and the elegant country lifestyle. Ivy Life & Style Media also provides branding, web design and PR services for the wine industry.