Clothing

Riding Fashions, Trends, and Styles for a variety of disciplines.

          Do you ever get cold and want to put on a jacket? How about wanting to wrap up in a blanket to fight off the shivers? Almost everyone will answer yes to one or both of these questions. Just like people, horses also get cold too. During the fall and winter seasons, horses need blankets just like us to keep warm and toasty! Whether your horse is outside or in the barn, horse blankets will keep your horse insulated, dry, and healthy during the cold months. Other blankets can also help keep your horse safe and healthy during the spring and summer months! These types of blankets/ sheets...
Many people ask the question: why should I wear chaps when riding? There are many advantages to wearing chaps while you are riding, other than you feel totally like a cowboy or cowgirl. The first being that chaps provide the rider with added protection to the thigh and calf regions. This protection helps to prevent chaffing and saddle sores from the saddle or saddle fenders/stirrups. Saddle sores are highly unpleasant and can be very hard to heal if you continue to ride before they are completed healed. The second advantage of wearing chaps is if you are an avid trail rider the chaps provide...
Black Western Riding Chaps
    The look is iconic, traditional, and something we instantly associate with a certain type or kind of person. They come in many colors, and server a huge range of purposes. They are Oilskin coats. From humble if yet unknown origins, they are a go to staple during bad, harsh or wet weather across the world. Oilskin was originally was a heavy canvas or other thick fabric with a strong cotton base that would be then coated in linseed oil. It was the oil that made the fabric resistant. As technology increased the next improvement was paraffin wax. The wax smelled less strongly and was more...
Riding Breeches So, you've decided to stop wearing holes in your jeans and get a new pair of breeches, but where do you start? There are many styles of riding breeches, made with many different materials. Some are made for comfort in summer months, with cotton blend moisture wicking materials, and some are made to help you keep warm in the winter, and may be lined with fleece or made with thicker materials. Breeches are a great option because the seams are all placed in a fashion so that they do not rub your inner thigh when riding, and they are more flexible and stretchy than jeans. Most...
English full seat riding breeches
The clothing requirements for showing in Western classes are pretty much the same across all breeds. Cowboy boots, jeans, belts, long sleeved shirts or jackets, and a cowboy hat are the base requirements for most shows. More formal shows may require chaps and a ties or scarves depending on the class. While the requirements are the same, what is different between breeds, and even classes within a breed, is the style of certain clothing items. For instance, cowboy hats used on the Arabian or Walking Horse show circuit have a different length and style brim than what is used by Quarter Horse...

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