What is the Difference Between Riding Apparels and Regular Apparels

The large number of horse riding gear and other equestrian equipment which are required during a riding session, may seem strange to beginners of horse riding who are unfamiliar with the usage and necessity of the riding accessories. But, nearly every piece of equestrian gear and all the riding equipment that are designed, have a purpose and are not simply used by riders, to give them a unique, fancy riding look. Be it security and comfort, or for a better tackling, controlling, managing and communicating with the horse, all equestrian accessories are designed for a reason.

Horse Riding
Horse Riding

As beginners one may not understand what is so special about wearing a pant that is specially designed for riding. But, riding pants or jodhpurs can make a lot of difference to the riding experience one has, on the horse. Designed to provide comfort and to protect the lower part of the body, jodhpurs come in varying styles such as knee patch, full seat, high rise and low rise.

Horse Riding Gloves
Horse Riding Gloves
Horse Riding Jacket
Horse Riding Jacket
Horse Riding Pant
Horse Riding Pant

Horse riding gloves have a distinct feature that separates it from regular gloves. Equestrian riding gloves provide protection to the skin of the palm from rubbing of the reins. Horse riding gloves also come with reinforced panel between the fingers. These gloves are essential to prevent blisters from occurring on the skin due to the rubbing of the reins against the skin tissue. Also the gloves meant for riding provide a strong grip to hold the reins when riding.

What makes riding jackets different from ordinary jackets is the fact that they are thicker than ordinary jackets, so that riders do not cut and scrape themselves while riding and in case they were to fall, ridjackor have the perfect blend of being lightweight, stylish and sporty, and effectively wicks away moisture, keeping a rider dry and comfortable. They have riding vents in the back and are waterproof and windproof.

Just as riding apparels have their role in improve the riding experience of a person, so are the various riding equipment. The first and foremost equipment that an owner of the horse needs is the halter. A halter is a basic equipment that owners use to lead or tie their horse. A variety of halters are available in equestrian shops, one of them being lädergrimma, which look attractive and classy, as well as lasts long. Nylon halters are also an option, which are affordable and much easier to maintain.

Leather Halter
Leather Halter – Horse Tack

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The author, Thomas Carlsson, is very fond of horses and is passionate about writing content related to horses. He also loves to share any information regarding horse, horse care and horse riding.