I'm going to be on my college's equestrian team either this year or next year. I used to ride in about 7th-9th grade but had to stop because of marching band (I was going to be a music education major, but decided to change majors because I didn't like it). I'm going to need some riding clothes, especially if I do a few shows. Since I'm paying for this myself and I don't have tons of cash, I'll need them to be less expensive/discount/on sale/used. My local tack shop has some tall boots for $50 that I'm going to pick up, but that will still leave breeches, and if I do shows, a show shirt and coat. The coats can be quite expensive. Can anyone suggest where I can pick up items like these at a reduced cost? Would you recommend eBay
, or not?
Note: I already have leather gloves. Also I already have a helmet, it is blue, but planning on getting a black velvet helmet cover until I get super-involved in shows.