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Be safe - Be seen!

Be safe - Be seen!

With the nights drawing in, it’s time to dust off your hi-vis for another season of use. Whilst it’s important to wear hi-vis out hacking & dog walking all year round, it’s especially important in the winter months when visibility is at its lowest. 

Wearing a Hi-Vis makes it easier for other road users to see you, giving them more time to react and slow down as they approach. Also, if you were to have an accident and part ways with your horse, wearing Hi-Vis can make you easier to find too!  

The best colour of hi-vis to use can greatly depend on the season, and which colours are present in the ‘back drop’ that you are riding in. To really stand out you can wear several colours, e.g. wearing an orange vest, pink hat band and yellow brushing boots will really help you to be more visible.   

Living in the British countryside also brings British weather- just because it’s sunny when you set off, doesn’t mean it will be sunny on the way home!  

In the spring, oranges and greens are present in hedgerows and trees, therefore the best colour of choice may be pink, as it’s a different contrast from the environment.  

In the summer, the skies are blue (mostly!), and the hedges and trees are thick with green growth. A contrasting colour to this would be oranges and pinks.  

In the autumn the trees are turning, and browns and oranges tend to become more prominent, hence your yellow hi-vis will stand out the most.  

Finally, in the winter months when the natural tones are browns, greys and whites, this is where any of the 3 colours would be a good choice.  

So, what types of Hi-Vis items can you buy? 

HyVIZ Waistcoat XXS-XL From £13.50 




HyVIZ Hat Band One Size £7.98

Pink, Yellow, Orange

Hy5 Reflector Riding Gloves Yellow XS-XL £16.50

HyVIZ Silva Flash Mobile Phone Holder One Size £10

HyVIZ Leg Bands pk2- Pony, Cob/Full £10.50

Pink, Yellow, Orange 

HyVIZ Tail Band One Size £7.98

Pink, Yellow, Orange

HyVIZ Reflector Mesh Exercise Sheet S, M, L £31.50

Pink, Yellow, Orange

Any hi-vis is better than no hi-vis! This keeps not only you and your horse safe, but also other road users too.  

Need something for your other four-legged friends?  

Ancol Hi-Vis Stormguard Coat- XS-XXL From £17.29

Happy Pet Hi-Vis Dog Jacket 8”-28” From £8.29


Ancol Reflective Paw Lead Blue 100cm £6.68

Ancol Reflective Paw Collar Blue From £5.69

Ancol Reflective Bone Lead Orange 100cm £6.68

Ancol Reflective Bone Collar Orange From £5.69

Ancol Rechargeable Flashing Band £11.20

Yellow, Blue, Orange

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