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    I am finally in the budget for a new or new to me pair of breeches.
    I know I want full seat but after checking out ebay and a few online stores there are lots to choose from.
    So I am asking for your opinions.

    What kind do you like? Are there any styles out there that fit above the hips?

    I have worn G Schumachers, really like them.

    What about fit? Does a size in one brand equal another brand?

    I have my eye on a pair of Pikeurs, wondering about the sizing? If they fit small ?

    thanks for your help

  • #2
    I also love my G. Schumachers that I got for $50 a pair an eon ago. They are corduroy, so great for spring and fall. I find fit a little variable, but not too much. I most often wear a 26R. I do prefer the Pikeur in a 28R as they seem a bit snugger to me. I wear the 26R in the Ariats and they fit me really well. I wear a small in FITS and Irideon, both of which I like, although only have the winter version of Irideon. I dislike Kerrits, though I know many people love them. I don't like Golden Dress or Trainers Choice at all.
    As far as the higher waist, I quite like Riding Sport Aquator at Dover http://www.doversaddlery.com/riding-...X1-35229/cn/1/ and the Arista http://www.foxyhorseandhound.com/items.php?id=901
    I also really like the equissentials and tropical riders with deerskin.

    So much depends on what fits you and what you like. I usually far prefer breeches that are 92-95% cotton with a bit of stretch, but love the FITS. I have definite hips and thighs, so some breeches don't look so great on as others and I am a laundry disaster, so easier care is better for me.
    OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


    • #3
      I love kerrits breath tight II, I also really like my ovation full seats too!!
      No Worries!


      • #4
        I really loved my Platinums and had planned to buy a couple more at Rolex this year but couldn't find any. Grrr.
        A good horseman doesn't have to tell anyone...the horse already knows.

        Might be a reason, never an excuse...


        • #5
          I like FITS. The perforations in the deerskin make them grippy but not 'sticky.'
          Donerail Farm


          • #6

            Here is a link to FITS that shows the comfort and flexibility.



            • #7
              LOVE my Equissentials

              They will make them to your measurements and alter them when you lose weight. They will also recycle the deerskin onto new breeches if the fabric wears out.

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              • #8
                I just bought some FITS - they arrived today. I'm anxious to try them out this weekend.
                Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson


                • #9
                  Love my G. Schumachers and, like Scubed, they are courderoy. However, a close second is the Ovation with dri-lex. Very comfortable to wear all day and not all that hot. I'd love a pair of FITS but not in the budget.
                  Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert