Men's Riding Attire

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Is the attire a good fit?

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  1. John Barry

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    Been riding for a year now and would like to start competing in local shows. I recently purchased a pair of breeches and tall riding boots. The breeches are Tuff Rider and the boots are Ariat (second hand). The breeches fit perfect around the waist with the size above being too lose. That being said I'm after a bit of feedback on the attire and whether or not the breeches are a good fit.
     

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  2. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    Just has to fit snugly and not wrinkle up or ride up, that's all. Boots generally should be quite high and close to the back of the knee even after they break in and the ankles get a little wrinkle.
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    If they are comfortable and don't bunch up on you while you are riding, you can get away with them as is.
     
  4. Bakkir

    Bakkir Senior Member

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    Looks ok for schooling shows.

    But the boots are a little too short and I would go up a size in pants. You will chafe if they are too tight when sitting in a saddle.
     
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    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    You look good, a little snug but as long as the don't chafe it's all good. I know you got the boot's second hand, they're fine for what you want. You can always upgrade. I suggest checking out a tack store that caters to the polo crowd if there's one near you. They've got bucks and you can keep your eyes open for second hand boots at a real good price if lucky.

    Have fun, enjoy-!!
     
  7. Jim_in_PA

    Jim_in_PA Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    If the breeches are a stretch fabric, they are fine. If not, you may want the next size up. As others have mentioned, the boots are too short for sure....
     
  8. Kappa

    Kappa Senior Member

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    Breeches should always show your butt off...I have no idea about showing and competition. That's just a rule I live by.
     
  9. bobo and horses

    bobo and horses Senior Member

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    Good rule! But-----only for those who have a decent butt to show off, lol.
     
  10. Jim_in_PA

    Jim_in_PA Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    LOL...my first reaction to that was "what butt?"

    And I personally prefer breeches with pleats. :) For me as a male rider, at least. :D
     

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