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  1. #1
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    Default Spinoff of riding in rain: riding pants?

    So since it is such a rainy day here in the NE... And the indoor at the barn I teach at flooded due to a culvert backing up which meant we were outside in the rain....

    Any recommendations on a good not too expensive riding pant that is waterproof?
    I mean the kind that is put on over breeches.

    I have seen some online but I want to hear COTH reviews! Always real here! Lol!

    Posting here in eventing as ours is a 3 day sport and it never stays sunny for 3 days in a row for an event!
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    Not sure about the cost relativity but
    Grand Prix Rain Pants are great during warmer weather

    Old Kerrits Ride Outside breeches for cold, wet, windy, miserable days



  3. #3
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    I used to ride in North Face waterproofs over jeans when I worked out west during 'rainy season' - the kind without a mesh layer. It would look goofy but you could easily get half chaps over them because they are thin. And they worked - my jeans were bone dry underneath them even after getting caught out in a downpour. Mine are similar to this:http://www.thenorthface.com/catalog/...olve-pant.html
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  4. #4
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    I was on a riding trip in Spain this spring and it RAINED for days. Only person comfortable was woman in an Asmar long riding coat. It has a flair out in front and back so saddle and pants stay dry. I would buy this and maybe cheap pants. Expensive but worth it



  5. #5
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    What about rainy weather show clothing? My last two shows have been freezing and/or raining and/or snowing and I have no idea what to wear to stay warm/dry and presentable.



  6. #6
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    I've been lusting after the Kerrits Knickers for a while now:
    http://www.kerrits.com/Equestrian-Ap...ers-7p4238.htm
    Sadly, at $89, they're not what I would call inexpensive, sigh. I'd love to find a cheaper version of these.



  7. #7
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    Just found these: http://www.horze.com/Horze-Cover-Kne...,en_US,pd.html
    Can't attest to fit or quality, but I've heard good things about Horze products. They're $45 vs Kerrit's $89, but also aren't full seat.



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