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post #1 of 13 Old 11-27-2013, 02:33 PM Thread Starter
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Best Winter Riding Gloves?

Do any of you have recommendations for some nice warm but flexible gloves? I was looking through dover's huge selection and I am stumped. I am really particular about how flexible and bendy they are. Its quite difficult to tell from online. I live in the mountains of virginia, so it can get quite cold here but nothing crazy. Normally I would just go to a tack store and try some on, but the only store around here is tractor supply (which happens to carry only huge farmer hand sizes )
What do you guys wear?
It would be great if they are on the cheaper side, but if I can be assured that they are fantastic I wouldn't mind spending more.
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I've never really felt the need for gloves (I am pretty much alone on this one xD) But I do have a pair of Roeckls, and I really like them. Not very wintery though, I suppose... x.x

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I went to go buy gloves two weeks ago, I don't need winter gloves. But I saw the mountain horse ones, they looked amazingly warm.
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I use the mittens form ssg they work fantastic

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Honestly, the best winter riding gloves have been cross country ski gloves. Warmest and easiest to ride with and do up tack, etc. Very pricey though, $50 for a good pair. I have tried ones specifically for winter riding, paid a bit less, around $25, no comparison, the ski gloves were warmer and more easier to do stuff with.

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post #7 of 13 Old 11-28-2013, 12:11 AM
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I've never really felt the need for gloves (I am pretty much alone on this one xD) But I do have a pair of Roeckls, and I really like them. Not very wintery though, I suppose... x.x
You're definitely not the only one. Around here I feel like the minority because I ride with gloves regularly. I have friends that will complain for ages about cold hands, but refuse to touch a pair of gloves.

I'm curious to see what everyone has to say. I have a pair of SSG winter riding gloves, and they're decent as far as warmth goes. However, they're really bulky so I wouldn't recommend them.

These:
SSG® Microfiber Thinsulate® Winter Riding Gloves | Dover Saddlery

I also have a pair of Kerrits winter gloves, and I'm still trying to decide how I feel about them:
Softshell Winter Gloves - Kerrits
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post #8 of 13 Old 11-28-2013, 01:23 AM
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I have some no name thinsulate leather gloves and they are great.
I love the leather as they are grippy while still being flexible. I wear them with BoT glove liners and they are toasty!
Make sure you order a size or so up so your hands have room, and room for a liner. Mine have an adjustable Velcro strap so even though they are big, they don't come off. They are good for chores, handling horses and riding outside.
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post #9 of 13 Old 11-28-2013, 01:29 AM
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I've never found a pair of winter riding gloves I liked so I just use a pair of knit gloves over a normal pair of gloves that are a size too big and that works great!

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post #10 of 13 Old 11-29-2013, 09:24 AM
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I have a pair of SSG riding gloves that I like- for riding and for working around the barn.
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