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The best cold weather riding glove money can buy.............

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  • The best cold weather riding glove money can buy.............

    Sealskinz - Be prepared ! http://www.0800sportsusa.com/product...riding_gloves_
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  • #2
    Tell me more, because my hands kill me in the winter. I have ariat glacier tall boots for my feet....but hands...they freeze.

    Why do you find these gloves to be the best. Inquiring minds want to know before shelling out 45.00.


    • #3
      My absolute favorite has been the SSG Winter Trainer glove. Wore them in Montana to ride, and they kept my fingers toasty through a LOT of snow removal and barn work as well as riding last winter in Virginia. I kept them water resistant with mink oil, and they have yet to let me down, even pulling ice out of troughs. They stay soft enough to ride with a good feel in, too.
      Leap, and the net will appear


      • #4
        LOVED MY SEALSKINZ! I had a pair for winter 2 years ago, and I did everything in them, including breaking ice in troughs and general yard work- never cold, never wet.

        Why don't I still have them? We adopted a dog, and after she moved in I accidentally left my hat, with gloves in, in the kitchen with her. The hat contained a pair of 2 quid thin cotton riding gloves and my 30 quid or so sealskinz. Guess which pair she decided she wanted to eat.
        Horse Selling Hell
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        People who think they know everything about horses know nothing


        • Original Poster

          Originally posted by dalpal View Post
          Tell me more, because my hands kill me in the winter. I have ariat glacier tall boots for my feet....but hands...they freeze.

          Why do you find these gloves to be the best. Inquiring minds want to know before shelling out 45.00.

          You can check on them here; http://www.sealskinz.com/
          A more durable method is to use a waterproof breathable film or "membrane", which is laminated (‘glued’) to a layer of fabric inside the garment. SealSkinz® socks and gloves incorporate a Porelle membrane which is laminated between the inner and outer layers. Porelle membrane is both waterproof AND breathable, and will never wash away.
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          • #6
            I have the regular Sealskinz gloves and love them for winter wear!
            Kanoe Godby
            See, I was raised by wolves and am really behind the 8-ball on diplomatic issue resolution.


            • #7
              ooooo, they have SOCKS, too!
              I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry


              • #8
                Thanks, Equibrit!

                I've added the link to my favorites list! I think I just found this year's Christmas gifts.
                Intermediate Riding Skills


                • #9
                  For those of you that have them, how do their sizes run? I have pretty small hands, so I'm not sure if I would go with "X Small" or "Small"...
                  "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton


                  • #10
                    Sizing chart:
                    Approved helmet: Every time; every ride.
                    "When a sport gets to be predictable it ceases to be fun." - RAR's wise brother


                    • Original Poster

                      That sizing chart printed at -10% based on the sclae at A. So - allowing for the 10% error and conversion to inches, the sizing around your palm is as follows (measuring B to B);
                      XS = 6.5"
                      S = 7.82"
                      M = 9.21"
                      L = 10.35"
                      XL = 11.23"
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by whicker View Post
                        Thanks, Equibrit!

                        I've added the link to my favorites list! I think I just found this year's Christmas gifts.
                        Me too...I'm going to buy myself a pair.


                        • #13
                          Yes...I see these under the tree...
                          a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


                          • #14
                            Why didn't I know about these when I was a working student???
                            I searched long and hard for something warm AND waterproof, that I could do my work in (and maybe ride in as well) to no avail! These seem absolutely perfect. And if you have to do a lot of barn chores in the winter, breaking/picking ice out of troughs especially, you know the gloves are worth every single penny of $45.


                            • Original Poster

                              I also found some sheepskin lined tall boots !
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