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20.11.17

Dear Santa...Fall in Love With HiHo Silver


For my birthday this year I was lucky enough to receive the most beautiful equestrian gift that was 100% for me and not one to share with the horse. An exclusive sterling silver and rose gold, cherry roller snaffle bangle bracelet from HiHo Silver.

Unwrapping the purple box of perfection filled me with excitement, I knew my present was from HiHo Silver because of their trademark packaging...but didn't know what was inside.

I Immediately clipped the cherry roller snaffle bangle bracelet onto my wrist and it has rarely been taken off since. Dressed up or dressed down, it is the perfect accessory that any equestrian would fall in love with.

And, if a bangle isn't their thing. HiHo Silver have an exclusive range of equestrian jewellery, including necklaces, earrings and rings...prices range from £25 to hundreds, with something to suit every pocket.

Jessica and Oscar


9.11.17

Dear Santa - Hauke Schmidt Arabella Riding Gloves


As I walked past the Hauke Schmidt trade stand at the British Dressage National Championships, a pair of gold and brown Arabella riding gloves caught my eye, glimmering in the sunshine. I put my head down and hurried off to watch my dressage idols.

During an interval, I convinced myself that going back for a look wouldn't hurt. After all I am an adult and totally capable of looking without buying.

Will power - 0 : Jessica - 1

I was encouraged to try the pair of the Arabella riding gloves I had fallen for by the friendly faces on the Hauke Schmidt trade stand, they took the time to understand what gloves I currently wear and favour? What size I am and when I wear my gloves? They warned me if I chose the elegant Arabella glove that I must not wear them to muck out in, or during my yard chores - I chuckled to myself, with my OCD...there isn't any risk of that happening.

The Arabella riding gloves are made from the finest lamb skin leather, beautifully soft, lightweight and surprisingly thin, they hug the hand like a second skin. I dropped down a size from my normal 7.5 to a 7, the Lycra inserts above the knuckle area allowing all the movement I needed. The lamb skin leather of the Arabella riding gloves provides incredible grip, even in humid or wet conditions and available in black, brown, navy and white.


The Hauke Schmidt Arabella Riding Gloves are exceptional to wear and ride in. At £45 they aren't something I would have splurged at online for fear of them not being worth the price tag, therefore seeing and feeling the gloves at the British Dressage National Championships was the push I needed to buy into this innovative brand.

If the equestrian in your life never hops into the saddle without wearing gloves, I recommend splurging on a pair from the Hauke Schmidt range for them this Christmas. They won't disappoint...now which colour shall I have next?


Jessica and Oscar. 



5.11.17

Dear Santa...2017

Last year Gee Gee and Me's 'Dear Santa' Stocking Filler Guide featured five incredible products ranging from £5 > £20. I am really happy to say everything I featured went down a storm with my fellow equestrian friends and family on Christmas Day:


2017's Dear Santa focuses on our own stockings, featuring present ideas we would all love to wake up to on Christmas morning. Throughout November Gee Gee and Me will be a great place to send parents and partners looking for inspiration for the equestrian in their lives...


Jessica and Oscar.

29.10.17

LeMieux ProSport Boots Are Pretty in Plum


Plum is THE colour of Autumn/Winter '17 and LeMieux did it first. Pictured above is a throwback to November '16 with Oscar modelling the beautiful Plum ProSport Suede Square Dressage Pad and Bandages. An iconic 'Matchy Set' that continues to be a best seller for LeMieux, but what about the practicality of bandages come the Winter months that I declare as 'work boot season'? When my beautiful bandages are washed - into a tangled mess - and neatly re-rolled into their packages. Let out only for lessons and other such special occasions until Springtime and dryer days return. 


LeMieux understand this...they're horse people, real humans and have launched ProSport Support Boots in Plum and other classic LeMieux colours. Oscar and I were lucky enough to put these to the test...


The ProSport Support Boots are lightweight and flexible, allowing full movement whilst supporting the fetlock and tendon. They reminded me of memory foam, I could easily scrunch them in my hand and they'd slowly pop back into shape. Their fabric allows all round ventilation and prevents rubbing and sweat build up. 


Ideal for turnout (but far too beautiful) and perfect for schooling and competition. They're easily whipped on and off by three suede velcro tabs - beating the unwinding of soggy bandages, covered in ménage surface and look equally as smart as bandaged legs whilst providing equal if not better support.


A product recommended by many vets, Oscar has worked beautifully in them wearing medium on both his front and hind legs. They cost £34.50 per pair and you can buy them here.

Jessica & Oscar.

25.10.17

Training is my Therapy by Caldene

Hands up...who has invested in their Caldene Long Sleeved Training Top for winter? 

I love everything about them. From their price tag of £27.00 to the soft peached fabric and diamanté detail. Which is in your shopping basket? Training is my therapy or Paris, plaits & pirouettes...?

Maybe both!


Jessica & Oscar.

12.10.17

The Must Have Ede Top by Caldene


From the beautiful shade of plum, to the soft stretchy fabric that fits perfectly, equestrian clothing doesn't get much better than the Ede Top by Caldene. If I could recommend one item of rider wear to spend on for the autumn/winter season, this would be it.

The attention to detail of the Ede Top is something Caldene have to be proud of, a brand steeped in heritage and history. This top incorporates all of the brands values and is perfectly suited to riders of all disciplines.

From the pretty shade of plum to the flattering fit I mentioned above, the Ede Top is dressed in rose gold. The 1/4 zip at the neck, the crackled Caldene logo above a stunning ruched pattern at the back and the dashes on the sleeves framing the fabric change at the cuff. Leading to my favourite feature...thumb-holes! A luxury in cold weather, I find them so cosy and its certainly a feature I am drawn to when shopping for equestrian winter wear.


Finally the Ede Top is signed off with a pleather Caldene badge. All of these features allow us, as riders to perform to the highest standards, whilst remaining classically stylish.

All for £45, click here to buy yours...


Jessica and Oscar.

8.10.17

Caldene A/W '17 - Serina Silicone Knee Breeches


Jelly Legs is the fond nickname I have given to my collection of silicone knee breeches and the beautiful Serina's by Caldene are no exception. Often favouring them (Jelly Legs) to my trusted suede bottomed breeches. I couldn't wait to put Caldene's to the test!

The Serina Silicone Knee Breeches are made from a four way stretch fabric and offer a perfect, true to size fit. I have found them extremely comfortable to wear whilst hacking, schooling, grooming and mucking out. One of my favourite features is the close contact silver stretch cuff. Soft, elasticated and sleek under boots. I really dislike bulk, especially as Winter beckons and socks get thicker!


The technical fabric is water repellent, quick drying and wind proof. Complimented by ergonomic silicone (jelly) glitter knee patches, these provide optimum grip. The classic navy colour shines bright in the daylight, dressed with silver stitching and rose gold finishing touches. They're a thing of beauty and Caldene have created a high end product with an affordable £80 price tag.

To buy your Jelly Legs, click here

Jessica and Oscar