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Denim Breeches - Latest Hot Schooling Fashion?

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  • Denim Breeches - Latest Hot Schooling Fashion?

    That's what the last issue of USDF Connection reported in an article on breeches.

    So what are the CotHers seeing out there? I haven't seen anyone schooling in denim breeches.
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    LOVE mine! I don't think I have photos, but I splurged on my holiday gift to myself last year and bought the Goode Rider full seat denims. I recently got a pair of the FITS denims for a great price on eBay.

    I tend to use them for trail riding v. serious schooling. And I haven't seen a lot of folks wearing them in my neck of the woods. Maybe it's regional? Or I'm just not hanging out with the fashionable crowd.


    • #3
      Love love love them!

      My favorite breeches are my Kentucky "Jeans City" full seats. I had a pair of the Horka jeans breeches but when I lost weight I had to give them away, but loved them. I desperately want the Fits jean breeches. Love all the them
      On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog


      • #4
        I'm coveting the Goode Rider denim full seats, mostly because I love Goode Rider. All of my breeches are Goode Riders. Haven't seen anyone else riding in them though!
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        • #5
          Yep, we just bought two sets of Animo denim breeches for myself and my mum - LOVE THEM!


          • #6
            The Goode Rider denim breeches I tried on have a seam under the patch.

            I don't do inseams under my calf/knee. That is the whole point of breeches.

            I do have 3 pairs of denim breeches, of varying fit, because VTO Saddlery had them in bins and they were $20 each.

            I like them because they were inexpensive, I can do chores and then ride w/out changing.

            I hate full leather seats.


            • #7
              I used to have a couple of pairs of these that I could wear to work and then go straight to the barn. It was terrific.
              If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. - Lemony Snicket


              • #8
                I'm in love with the Pikeurs I saw at the tack shop (I don't remember the model name) but I ended up buying a pair of Luganas instead. The jeans are definitely on my list though


                • #9
                  I have the Goode riders and love them. I also have a pair of the Kentucky ones that are navy blue with jean stitching. They are popular here.
                  Friesians Rule !!


                  • #10
                    I have the Romph breeches not the new tights they have out. I really like them my only complaint is that they are super stretchy and tend to fall down a belt is a must.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by luchiamae View Post
                      Yep, we just bought two sets of Animo denim breeches for myself and my mum - LOVE THEM!
                      yowza Animo is expensive! checked them out at a show this summer and I was a fan of the black denim ones- very high quality stuff, i'm just a cheapo, haha.


                      • #12
                        Yeah very pricey, but the quality is amazing and having always bought Animo, we know those breeches will be around for a long time!


                        • #13
                          I have the Pikeur jeans and they're great. But it's not really a "new" trend--we've had them at my barn for about three years now.


                          • #14
                            I school in $3 jeggings from the clearance rack at Walmart, does that count?
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                            • #15
                              I'd like to see links posted of denim breeches that are nice enough to wear to work but that don't cost a fortune. I'd love to be able to go from work to the barn without having to change clothes. Maybe I'd be more motivated if I was already dressed to ride at the end of the work day.
                              "It's never too late to be what you might have been." George Eliot


                              • #16
                                I have been coveting these. Never seen them in person
                                On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog


                                • #17
                                  I have several Goode Rider and Pikeur denim breeches. Wear like iron, look great, etc. Totally worth the $.
                                  From now on, ponyfixer, i'll include foot note references.


                                  • #18
                                    I have Goode Rider denim breaches (thanks TOTD!). I wear them on trail rides.


                                    • #19
                                      Love my Pikeur denims ... Have had them for a year +.


                                      • #20
                                        Love the Goode Riders ($160)and Romphs ($130) too.

                                        Also just found a cheap pair of Royal Heiness full seat, jeans with small pinstrips, fits like a glove and they were only $80.