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The Halt Equestrian Story (so far).

Hello my name is Sophie and I am the founder of Halt Equestrian. Following a long career in sales and marketing I was made redundant during the Covid19 pandemic, with two young children and horses to look after there was no time to be sad. So I took it as a golden opportunity to do something I have always wanted to do and that was to not only be my own boss but also create my own equestrian clothing range, with a vision to create beautiful matching sets this gave me a taste of what I could do. So I spend many, many nights designing, thinking and hoping that I can design and articulate it well enough for people to understand my vision!

I am also the very proud owner of Jim, he's a 16.3hh bay gelding and at 23 he's been my best pal now for 20 years as I brought him as a 3 year old to produce. With a young family and both of us ageing we enjoy the more quiet life, but we were lucky enough to compete at BS and have some great times out hunting, dressage and X-Country.

In my late teens I also groomed for my now sponsored rider Steph Gunn on her ponies to which she and her sister had great success competing and winning at some of the most prestigious competitions across the UK. That friendship has also been vital to the brand as she provides feedback and is great when I need a product tester and an informed review. 

For Halt I wanted to create a clothing range that I could wear all day, from the nursery drop offs, to riding, working and everything in between!

Since having children they both love not only riding but also the lifestyle it gives you, so along came the children’s range. This needed to be clothing that was comfortable, durable and that they would happily wear, and the bonus is we can now all match! 

As Halt Equestrian continues to grown, we adapt and bring in new ranges, colours, styles and listen to your feedback and what you want to see next, it’s an exciting journey and one I’m very proud to be on.  

I feel incredibly lucky that I work with as many UK suppliers as I can, and have built great relationships with my overseas suppliers.

Moving into 2022 we have so many new ranges on the way along with showcasing at larger trade shows across the UK, this year looks to be very exciting.   

And why the name Halt? Halt is derived from my children’s names Halle and Troy.

We’re incredibly grateful for all the support so far and look forward to sharing more of our designs with you.

Hopefully I will meet some of my lovely customers at events this year! x

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