‘We Don’t Have Tack For That,’ Presented by ThinLine: Etsy Dressage Top Hats

Enter at A. Halt. Salute. Give the judge a heart attack.

Top: Mini Victorian Riding Top Hat with Purple Ostrich Feather and Brocade Band in Purple, $19. Etsy store: GothikGoddess.

Last month we checked out riding helmets on Etsy; today we give some love to top hats — can’t leave our dressage readers out!

Many props to Lynn Howland for inspiring this post with her intrepid Etsy research. She writes, “I am so wearing this in my next dressage test.”


Riding Top Hat, Dressage hat, $89. Etsy store: OohLalaBoudoir.

Nice. But wait, there’s more!

Black Queen's Riding Hat, $95. Etsy store: $95.

Black Queen’s Riding Hat, $95. Etsy store: DebsDesignWonderland.

For your dressage-themed wedding:


Dressage Wedding Top Hat, $99. Etsy store: OohLaLaBoudoir.

Want to convince the judge you are certifiably insane?

Yes, there is a lightbulb attached to this hat.


Steampunk Lily Top Hat, $50. Etsy store: StudioClockTower42.

For the dressage competitor in mourning.


Riding Top Hat, $233. Etsy store: Blackpin.

Warning: May spook other horses in the warmup.


Black Top Hat, $224. Etsy store: Blackpin.

Riding hat? I dunno. But it does make you feel sorry for horses with bushy forelocks.


Vintage ’20s Very Rare Riding Hat, $165. Etsy store: TheEnchantedAttic.

Goggles… could be useful in a dusty dressage ring.


Black Victorian Riding Style Top Hat, $82.93. Etsy store: maisondecantern.

The veil really lends it an air of mystery.


1940s Riding Top Hat, $125. Etsy store: GarbOhVintage.

Imagine the judge’s face when you come down the centerline in this baby.

Excuse me, miss, but it appears you have a bird stuck to the side of your hat.


Top Hat, $26.50. Etsy store: MadameHatsy.

It’s too bad there’s not a coefficient for “crazy.”

Black Suede Riding Topper, $249.99. Etsy store: TheBlondeSwan.

Black Suede Riding Topper, $249.99. Etsy store: TheBlondeSwan.

ThinLine pads can’t keep you from taking top hat fashion to the next level, but they WILL keep you and your horse performing at your best. ThinLine pads use non-compression technology to dissipate impact and pressure, creating a more comfortable riding experience for you and your horse.


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