Horses and horse riding can be a difficult task if you are not (well) equipped with the right (gear). Riding a horse, especially a large one, can be impossible if you don't have the right clothing and accessories to match. It is not just a matter of style but also that of precision and handling accuracy of the animal that you should be ready on your part. A complete array of such items is also known as equestrian clothing. In this comes a range of jackets, shirts, tight breeches, boots, belts, helmets and hats among other things. Equestrian clothing is also designed to give you a complementary look of style and finesse alongside some of the finest horses.
(Importance of the) Riding Boots
When you are riding a horse, you are at an elevated level from the ground by quite a few feet, depending upon the height of the horse you are (riding) on. It is imperative that you have a good grip of your feet along with coverage and protection (which will ensure your safety) while focusing on your horse and the ride. For this, riding boots are extremely helpful. These are designed for tough quality of leather with several aspects of safety in mind - check for the fasteners and buckles that will help your safety levels. Perfect fit is what you need while riding at top speed along with a strong grip of the soles.
Riding boots are available in different designs. The are those that are up to your ankles while others even reach your knees. However, in most events and professional levels of racing knee length horse riding boots are commonly preferred. Manufacturing companies have spent decades of their years in the business of equestrian clothing designing boots that are perfect in both stylish looks and racing competency.
Jackets and breeches are also an important part of equestrian clothing collections. Trousers are mostly tight fitting accessories that bring a gripping comfort thus allowing you free movements and hassle free riding. All the materials used in the making of these outfits have been tested for their skin adaptability and feeling of comfort. There are variations added to match the seasonal changes and add to the comfort of the riders. Separate collections of equestrian clothing are available for men and women for obvious reasons of variations in height and size specifics.
Other important accessories of equestrian clothing are helmets, hats and gloves among other things. These are vital for safety of the rider along with safe handling of the horses as well