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post #1 of 11 Old 02-16-2008, 11:31 PM Thread Starter
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What's that pocket for?

Hopefully I've placed this question in the right topic...

In English, fancy riding breeches always have a little "pocket" in the front, from the inside. I've always wondered what it's use/significance is. What's the purpose for that itty-bitty pocket? Anyone know?
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post #2 of 11 Old 02-16-2008, 11:43 PM
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just a guess?! Hoof pick.

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post #3 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 12:02 AM
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Haha!! I've always wondered that!! I usually use it to keep a bit of money on me for concessions at shows :P otherwise it's empty


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post #4 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 07:13 AM
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never used nor have i had anything small enough to fit in there

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post #5 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 07:50 AM
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I always keep a couple of ús in there for emergencies (or to buy lunch!). Since I got my new mobile phone which is fairly small it's where that lives - i never go on a hack without it.
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post #6 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 07:53 AM
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I keep my mobile in there. Depending on which jods I have on. Pocket seems to vary in size.

I think it dates back hundreds of years, when noble gentleman use to keep some money in there.
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post #7 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 08:47 AM
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I think its SUPPOSED to be for emergency stuff. I don't know about 'fancy' breeches, but every bog-standard pair of johds I've owned has had one.
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post #8 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 05:06 PM
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I used to stick the key to my car in there when I'd go on a trail ride (I'd lock everything else valuable in my car). It's also a good spot for some cashola.
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post #9 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 08:53 PM
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Money..

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post #10 of 11 Old 02-17-2008, 08:57 PM
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I use it for money sometimes lol but yeah most of the time I don't use it.

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