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    06-21-2013, 01:37 PM
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Foal
What type of Jeans for summer

Hello to all,

I have a question...which riding jeans would be the best for summer riding?
Any help would greatly be appreciate!!
You all have a great day!!
Carol
     
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    06-21-2013, 07:58 PM
  #2
Foal
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Originally Posted by libann    
Hello to all,

I have a question...which riding jeans would be the best for summer riding?
Any help would greatly be appreciate!!
You all have a great day!!
Carol
I live in a hot humid zone and while I do trail ride in jeans, I am not confortable in them. I just bought a pair of Kerrits riding tights and am excited about riding in those. I actually ride in shorts a good bit when at home

It was also suggested to me, to look into Irideons and Tropical Rider tights.
     
    06-21-2013, 08:20 PM
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Green Broke
None, jeans basically blow chunks.
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    06-21-2013, 10:01 PM
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Weanling
I ride in.... Crap. Can't remember the brand, but they are uncomfortable to ride in. They are riding jeans too. Supposed to be stretchy and all, but they lie! Get a pair of riding tights or breeches and save yourself the trouble. Seriously.
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    06-21-2013, 10:26 PM
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Foal
I live in GA and it is hot and humid to all ends, and I ride in riding tights/breeches more often than jeans. Jeans just get hot and itchy and chafey and basically, as joe said, blow chunks, lol.
You can probably find a cheaper pair at a local tack store (you may have to go english tack)
     
    06-21-2013, 10:32 PM
  #6
Green Broke
I go to the thrift store and buy the softest lightest worn out jeans I can find. It's hot here, but with the cactus and thorny trees, you are better off riding in pants. I go cheap because my jeans and shirts are frequently getting torn on said plants.
     
    06-22-2013, 09:51 AM
  #7
Green Broke
WHile no good in thorns, I do all my training in baseball uniform pants.
     
    06-22-2013, 10:19 PM
  #8
Started
I can't even think of the last time I rode in jeans (unless backing my greenie for 5 minutes yesterday in jean shorts counts.. but we didn't move, just stood!).

I ride in tights. Wouldn't want to test them on too many serious thorns, but they do ok with our stickerbushes (much better than my arms do!).
     
    06-29-2013, 11:34 PM
  #9
Trained
I just bought a pair of Tropical Rider lightweight summer breeches. They worked great for me. I rode in jeans for years, and for years I put up with those awful seams assaulting my anatomy. Life is too short to wear uncomfortable clothes while enjoying your hobby.
     
    06-30-2013, 02:09 AM
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Weanling
Bought a pair of underarmour tights and I love them. Haven't ridden more then twenty miles in them, but so much better than jeans
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