Half Chaps and eventing - Page 5
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Eventing

Half Chaps and eventing

This is a discussion on Half Chaps and eventing within the Eventing forums, part of the English Riding category
  • Half chaps in eventing
  • Half chaps or gaiters competition

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-24-2010, 08:23 PM
  #41
Weanling
I've hade mine for 3 years. Thy're durable. I have competition boots and only use my gaiters for competition then I use my other short boots and half chaps for training
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-24-2010, 10:03 PM
  #42
Foal
Thanks so much. This clears up alot!
     
    03-05-2010, 08:46 PM
  #43
Foal
In Australia for pony club, chaps and half chaps are not allowed at pc or competitions. The first picture is of what we call half chaps. They are synthetic.
Leather half chaps are called gaiters, and are what we have to wear for pc and competitions. They must zip up at the back and be full grain leather on the exposed side. I have ariat concord gaiters, they are full grain leather on the outside, and suede on the inside. They are allowed.
If we do not wear leather gaiters, we must not wear any at all, and just have jodphur boots with or without clips.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DublinHalfChapsEasyCare.jpg (20.4 KB, 81 views)
File Type: jpg 7657-m.jpg (12.2 KB, 82 views)
     
    03-06-2010, 08:48 PM
  #44
Trained
Allison, you are correct.

I was flipping through friends pictures on facebook, my eventing friends - and one in particular was wearing paddock boots and leather 1/2 chaps. In these particular pictures, she was compeating at Richland Park - a very large 3* rated course where Olympic Eventers ride at every year.

This place is big, very serious and up there in "class" and "protocol" and she was wearing as described to be permitted.
     
    03-07-2010, 01:08 AM
  #45
Green Broke
Yes, they are permitted. I've had friends ride XC BN in suade half chaps without it being an issue. You would think that some people just don't want to risk their nice boots being cut off I guess..... *shurgs* I wouldn't go XC without my feild boots, they're wayyyyyyy to comfy!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Half Chaps TheRoughrider21 Dressage 11 12-26-2009 12:37 PM
Half-Chaps? amightytarzan5 Horse Tack and Equipment 8 08-03-2009 09:51 PM
Half-Chaps Whipple Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 07-11-2009 12:54 AM
Half chaps? (not sure where to put this) Lucara Horse Tack and Equipment 5 02-03-2009 04:21 PM
conditioning half chaps upnover Horse Tack and Equipment 2 04-03-2008 11:40 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0