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    05-29-2010, 12:37 AM
  #11
Yearling
FlitterBug!!! Your photos are amazing! I love how your horse was such an integral part of your wedding and ceremony! Gorgeous!!!!
     
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    05-29-2010, 02:40 AM
  #12
Green Broke
Alright...i might wear some leggings under it..no one will see. I thought it would be nice to have a nice long skirt and little tank top or something during the summer...
     
    05-29-2010, 08:34 AM
  #13
Weanling
Thanks Deerly, when I met my husband, he knew he was getting a package deal!

Also, the other girls that I knew that rode in a parade had skirts that were long enough that they could fold them under from the front, so they didn't have any chafing problems.
     
    05-29-2010, 11:54 PM
  #14
Yearling
Personally, I wouldn't do it in a western saddle. English, maybe.. less to get caught on.
     
    05-30-2010, 10:02 AM
  #15
Yearling
If I was to wear a skirt while riding, bareback or with a saddle, I'd wear spandex shorts underneath to prevent um.. uncomfortable rubbing of certain areas.
     
    05-30-2010, 03:50 PM
  #16
Green Broke
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mickey4793    
If I was to wear a skirt while riding, bareback or with a saddle, I'd wear spandex shorts underneath to prevent um.. uncomfortable rubbing of certain areas.

That's what I was thinking. I'm not for spandex at all but I think it would be a GOOD idea when wearing a skirt. Mine is a long skirt and I would also like pictures so I think I will do that.
     
    05-30-2010, 05:31 PM
  #17
Guest
Well Gidjet skirts are a bit out of fashion but ladies in the first quarter of the twentieth century always wore skirts and rode side saddle.

It was felt unladylike for a lady to wear 'trousers' and modern riding breeches
Would have been viewed as being positively indecent.

Riding side saddle is a skill calling for a special saddle but a friend of mine says that she felt quite safe when she used to ride to hounds wearing a long black skirt, fancy leather boots, a ladies top hat, a white blouse, a silk cravat and a button through black jacket.

Imagine riding a horse with one's right leg wrapped around the horn and the left reaching down to a short stirrup iron.
     
    05-30-2010, 11:52 PM
  #18
Green Broke
Quote:
Originally Posted by Barry Godden    
Well Gidjet skirts are a bit out of fashion but ladies in the first quarter of the twentieth century always wore skirts and rode side saddle.

It was felt unladylike for a lady to wear 'trousers' and modern riding breeches
Would have been viewed as being positively indecent.

Riding side saddle is a skill calling for a special saddle but a friend of mine says that she felt quite safe when she used to ride to hounds wearing a long black skirt, fancy leather boots, a ladies top hat, a white blouse, a silk cravat and a button through black jacket.

Imagine riding a horse with one's right leg wrapped around the horn and the left reaching down to a short stirrup iron.

Very lady like...
But sounds so uncomfortable!
I've seen movies and a video on youtube with a lady riding side saddle.
I didn't know they had special saddles for that.
     
    05-31-2010, 05:56 AM
  #19
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Gidget
It was felt back in those days that ladies might get too 'excited' sitting astride a saddle - where as the side saddle gave them a firm position on the saddle without the need to sit astride.
I am sure you can find a photo of an example somewhere on the internet

How times have changed.

B G
     
    05-31-2010, 03:06 PM
  #20
Showing
Here is an example of one.


I agree with you, it looks very elegant, but very uncomfortable.
     

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