So I am purchasing my first horse a week from today if he passes the vet check. I currently have one pair of breeches, but they are not of the highest quality nor do they fit me very well. I really just got them because the in-seam on men's jeans scratches leather pretty easily and I didn't want my new saddle getting messed up. So now I plan to go from riding english one or two days a week (and western one or two days) to riding english four or five days a week (hopefully), and I need properly fitting breeches so that I am comfortable. The problem is I am a 5'9 guy and have a 25" waist. There are not size 25 men's breeches. Do I buy children's? Do I buy women's? Do I try to contact a manufacturer (like Tuffrider) and get size 26 men's breeches? I really have no qualms about wearing children's or women's breeches as long as they fit me properly and are comfortable for a guy. Are there any differences between children's, women's, and men's breeches? I would really appreciate help on this. Thanks.