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  • Grippiest Gloves on a Budget?

    I am looking for a good pair of grippy gloves. I wish I could ride without gloves, but I can't seem to do it. Right now I ride in these: http://www.doversaddlery.com/ssg-wor...X1-3934/cn/29/ but I cannot hold tight to the reins. I see so many gloves out there, but the nice looking ones run $40.00 plus. I can't spend that right now. Or I should say my husband would not appreciate me spending over $40.00 for a pair of gloves! $20.00 range is better!

    I'm tired of constantly having to adjust my reins while doing a course. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    ¯ Oscar Wilde

  • #2
    What about these? They do run small, though. http://www.amazon.com/Bionic-Womens-...1341179&sr=1-1

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    • #3
      As much as I love the Roeckl Chesters, I got sick of dishing out the $$ after I would saw right through them. Now I stick to RSL and Good Hands. Same sort of synthetic/super close contact feel without the price. I don't feel bad wearing through these guys super fast! (though the RSLs hold up super well, IMO)

      http://www.adamshorsesupply.com/browse.cfm/4,845.html

      http://www.adamshorsesupply.com/browse.cfm/4,8833.html
      "Last time I picked your feet, you broke my toe!"

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      • #4
        The SSG Technical gloves are super grippy and right around $20. Highly recommend them.

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        • #5
          I always buy super cheap gloves, because I tend to lose them. Constantly. So, the two I like the best are

          http://www.doversaddlery.com/ssg-lyc...X1-3982/cn/29/

          These are super cheap and easy to find at local stores. They seem to always get holes in the thumbs, though. But they are grippy (leather palms).

          http://www.doversaddlery.com/ssg-all...1-39039/cn/29/

          These are more durable. I have never had a problem with them, and again you can find at most local tack stores. I just bought a pair at my local store for $17.00. These have "Aquasuede" palms, and are also pretty grippy.

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          • #6
            I like the cheap $8-$9 cotton cheapos... with the pimply palms... they are usually pretty comfy and no big deal if you lose them

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            • #7
              Neumann Tackified Riding Gloves!

              I've found them for around 25 bucks, they last forever and are super grippy, I won't ride in anything else.

              Neumann makes the football gloves that everyone in the NFL uses, so they're definitely grippy.

              http://www.legacytack.com/mm5/mercha...uct_Code=10115

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              • #8
                Go to a consignment store in your area or check EBAY. Good grippy gloves at a fraction of the cost for new gloves.
                http://STA551.com
                845-363-1875

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                • #9
                  Ariat gloves are cheapish, but they break super fast. I go through them very quickly becuase they get holes (and it's not even after that many rides...)

                  aka not ariats!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by ddashaq View Post
                    The SSG Technical gloves are super grippy and right around $20. Highly recommend them.
                    Yes, they rock! And they seem to last forever. My only complaint is that the velcro loses its grip.

                    http://www.smartpakequine.com/Produc...6&cm_vc=Search
                    ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~

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                    • #11
                      I just use sad-i-tite on my gloves.

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                      • #12
                        MacWets.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by DarkStarrx View Post
                          Neumann Tackified Riding Gloves!

                          I've found them for around 25 bucks, they last forever and are super grippy, I won't ride in anything else.

                          Neumann makes the football gloves that everyone in the NFL uses, so they're definitely grippy.

                          http://www.legacytack.com/mm5/mercha...uct_Code=10115
                          I completely agree about the Neumann's I have only found them for $30 with free shipping, but are totally worth it!

                          I was getting over pneumonia at Thermal last year and my hands were a bit shaky (even off the horse) so I bought a pair of these and they saved my butt over a final fence or two when my strength was lacking. Plus they lasted a long time through all sorts of weather. I rode and showed in them all year and just retired them a couple of weeks ago because of a horse chewing induced tear.

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                          • #14
                            I've worn these for over 20 years...they just seem to get better. I get black for show and barn. SSG with the Aquasuede palm and fingers, around $26.

                            http://www.doversaddlery.com/product...&ids=143123996

                            I love the grip with rained-on or sweaty reins.

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                            • #15
                              Heritage schooling gloves! I think I am partial to Heritage just because they don't smush my long fingers, but these I love these gloves. I have had them for 6 months (everyday, multiple horses) and they still grip like crazy and look new. They also are extremely light , thin and allow close contact.
                              Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

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                              • #16
                                I am really, really picky about my riding gloves and I absolutely LOVE these:
                                http://www.heritagegloves.com/PremierShowGlv.html

                                They are very thin (I really hate bulky gloves) and extremely grippy. I picked these up at a local tack shop for a little less than the MSRP listed on the Heritage website. I would absolutely purchase them again

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                                • #17
                                  I also agree with the SSG Technical gloves. I have been wearing the same pair for a few years and I still love them. I even wear them under another pair of heavy gloves in the winter for a little extra warmth, so I get a lot of use out of them. They are nice for schooling and showing in the jumpers, but I don't wear them for the hunters because of the design.
                                  www.jodsonline.com

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                                    #18
                                    Thanks, everyone, for your great tips. I will check all these out and get a new pair!
                                    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                                    ¯ Oscar Wilde

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by DarkStarrx View Post
                                      Neumann Tackified Riding Gloves!

                                      I've found them for around 25 bucks, they last forever and are super grippy, I won't ride in anything else.

                                      Neumann makes the football gloves that everyone in the NFL uses, so they're definitely grippy.

                                      http://www.legacytack.com/mm5/mercha...uct_Code=10115
                                      These, I get the large youth football gloves generally for about $15 on ebay. I take a seam ripper and remove the embroidery.

                                      These, exact same as the riding gloves
                                      http://www.hitrunscore.com/fby-neuma...ll-gloves.html

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                                      • #20
                                        I recently converted to the SSG Hybrid gloves. I wore the crochet-back gloves for years, years, years, and YEARS (literally - I refused to wear anything else, even in the winter) but as soon as I put on the Hybrids, it was love. They are a slimmer fit and so far - very grippy. I believe they were around $30 at Dover?

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