Equestrian Gift

Riedel Horse Decanter

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Riedel Crystal, the 261 year-old global leader in varietal-specific glassware (where form follows function as its wineglass shapes are created to enhance the experience and taste of a specific grape variety), also create stunning mouth-blown decanters. The sophisticated equine-inspired Riedel Horse Decanter stands at an impressive 23-5/8 inches tall with an equine profile decorating its interior – a true showstopper.Horse Decanter Kopie

Designed by 11th-generation Riedel Crystal CEO Maximilian J. Riedel, the Horse decanter was inspired not only by the Chinese Zodiacback in 2014, but also by the famous Royal Lipizzans, the rare, aristocratic breed, whose line, like the Riedel line, resided in Austria.

More than an object of beauty, the decanter is also a powerful tool, much like the energy and performance embodied by the Lipizzan breed. First bred by the Hapsburgs in the 16th century, the Lipizzan represent the prime equestrian specimen of the Baroque era and today remain symbols of pomp and circumstance throughout Europe. The decanter’s colour, defined by a single stripe of black crystal that runs the decanter’s length and outlines its interior equine profile, also takes its inspiration from the Lipizzan breed who are born black and turn white as they grow into adults.

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I have long been fascinated by horses, both as animals of strength and performance as well as of elegance, in addition to the role they have played for generations in cultures throughout the world,” comments Maximilian. “With the Riedel Horse decanter, I strove to create a functional and powerful wine tool that simultaneously reflects the innate beauty, sophistication, and authority of a horse.

The decanter’s concave profile also aids in wine’s decanting process. After pouring wine into the decanter, shaking the vessel until a thin layer of bubbles forms helps to oxygenate the wine, dramatically improving its aeration and the flavour profile of the given grape varietal. As it opens the wine by “charging” it, the Riedel Horse performs a traditionally time-consuming task at high speed, while remaining regal and refined like the Austrian Lipizzans.

Riedel Horse Decanter £495

https://riedel.co.uk/

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The Spanish Boot Company

The  Spanish Boot Company brings together town and country style with their collection of boots, accessories and clothing.

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Where it all began …

Emma the founder, was working for a summer at a stable yard in the Algarve, Portugal, she received so many compliments from many British clients for a pair of Spanish Riding Boots she had purchased locally. This prompted her to make a small detour on her way home to Valverde del Camino, southern Spain to pick up a few pairs of these fantastic boots.

 

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On her return in October 2002 the enthusiastic welcome to the boots allowed SRB Valverde to be born.

Emma’s overall aim is to provide the British market with good quality Spanish merchandise at affordable prices. She has already expanded into stocking a selection of styles and plan to increase her range where possible. Customer service is high on the list of priorities whilst establishing SRB Valverde and they also offer a made to measure service.

 

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Emma decided to change the company name to The Spanish Boot Company mainly because it is a lot easier to remember than SRB Valverde!

From being the original importers of the Spanish Boot styles back in 2002 and still going strong! New product lines and a hugely popular bespoke service, gorgeous Egality Freedom tailoring and some pretty amazing accessories, all hand picked by our team for your shopping pleasure.

” Thanks for being part of our journey so far, we couldn’t have done it without you all! ”

– Emma

 

The Spanish Boot Company Blue Suede With leather Detail

These beautiful bespoke boots are new from The Spanish Boot Company.  

The Spanish Riding Boots Suede & Leather Mix Boots are part of the ‘La Caballeria Collection’ (Meaning ‘Cavalry Collection’ in Spanish) and celebrate the brand’s beautiful range of bespoke boot options.The Spanish Boot Company Leather and Suede Boot

Featuring a full body of suede, these stunning boots feature complimenting leather heel cuff, full-length side zip seam and boot cuff in a buttery soft navy leather. Finished with a traditional riding boot style top buckle and the brand’s signature tassel detail (detachable) you can also choose from over nine tassel colours to add a pop of colour to this classic easy to wear shade. And with a choice of sole types and heel style, you can strut in (unique) style!

 

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In cooperation with The Spanish Boot Company

https://www.thespanishbootcompany.co.uk/

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