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Breeches that don't gap at the waist ... do they exist?

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  • #21
    Originally posted by Sticky Situation View Post
    I'm on a limited budget, so while I'm sure the $350 Pikeurs are great, I will only be able to afford them if I hut the lottery
    You can get a new pair of Pikeurs from eBay or an overseas dealer -- such as Amira* -- for around $150, which is roughly the same cost as the Tredstep Symphony and Horze breeches that others have recommended.

    I am also a big fan of Tredsteps (they do not gap!), but imho nothing compares to the quality, durability, and comfiness of Pikeurs

    *If you order from Amira, email them in advance to make sure they have your size in stock. Otherwise you'll have to wait several weeks to receive your breeches while they order them from the manufacturer.

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    • #22
      Originally posted by Imoen View Post
      You can get a new pair of Pikeurs from eBay or an overseas dealer -- such as Amira* -- for around $150, which is roughly the same cost as the Tredstep Symphony and Horze breeches that others have recommended.

      I am also a big fan of Tredsteps (they do not gap!), but imho nothing compares to the quality, durability, and comfiness of Pikeurs

      *If you order from Amira, email them in advance to make sure they have your size in stock. Otherwise you'll have to wait several weeks to receive your breeches while they order them from the manufacturer.
      This is what I usually do. I have a few pairs of them and they are awesome. The wait isnt that bad. Ive also ordered helmets and show coats for a decent discount.

      I love the Horze breeches and my oldest pair is going on 5 years old and I wear them once a week. I have a few pairs of the Horze Grand Prix model. They are the ones that gap the least with an elastic type waist.

      That being said I usually go with the Tailored Sportsmans in a size up and then tailor the waist to my size. They fit like they were made for me. No gapping and no falling down. They have gotten expensive since I bought my last couple pairs though, but they wear well and they are comfortable.
      I am on my phone 90% of the time. Please ignore typos, misplaced lower case letters, and the random word butchered by autocowreck.

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      • #23
        Romfh Champion are by far the best fit I've found. I show in Romfh Sarafina

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          So, I got the Romfh Champions ... I like them. There's still a very small gap at the waist when I'm on a horse unless I wear a belt, but they're much better than most. I also really like the material, and they're comfortable to wear.

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          • #25
            The eternal quest

            I have a found a great sort of off brand for breech that runs about $59 for the knee patch at the Stable Tack Shop in Fortville, In. I can't remember the name, but they wear well and fit the pear shaped bodies that are long waisted.
            Shoulders back, hands down, leg ON!

            https://clshrs3.wixsite.com/website

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