Cross country at Epplejeck
Are you crazy about cross country and do you jump over hedges, open ditches and picnic tables? Is no obstacle too much for you and your horse? Then, of course, products that will protect you and your horse are essential items for your tack room. Whether you’ve just started cross country, or are an experienced cross country rider, you always need the right equipment. Think of leg protection, a body protector and an approved safety helmet to name a few.
The body protector
It is compulsory to wear a body protector during cross country and they are available for different safety levels. Which level you need depends on the degree of safety that’s required.
Level 1 has a black label and is suitable for jockeys. Level 2 has a brown label and is intended for riders who ride on soft ground. Level 3 has a purple label and is suitable for riders who jump and/or ride on hard surfaces. Popular body protectors are produced by the brands Horka and USG.
Good leg protection is very important during cross country. At Epplejeck we offer a wide range of excellent leg protection. The LeMieux leg protection is very suitable for cross country, as it offers optimal protection and is extremely breathable. Moreover, it’s dirt-repellent, doesn’t absorb water, and it provides good mobility. Other suitable leg protectors are the Brushing Boots QHP Eventing Front and Hind.
The leg protection