What do y'all wear when you trail ride? - Page 2 - The Horse Forum

 30Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 02:26 PM
QOS
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Southeast Texas
Posts: 3,391
• Horses: 2
Most of the time I ride in my english riding pants that are, shall we say, less than flattering except on maybe a Victoria Secret model. Tee shirt or denim shirt, Ariat riding/hiking boots, helmet, helmet cam, Cool Vest in warm weather - I look pretty dang scary.
Celeste and chrislynnet like this.

Enjoying my Garmin and mapping trails
Visit my trail riding blog at
dashingbigred.blogspot.com
QOS is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 02:49 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hour and a Half from Town!
Posts: 6,324
• Horses: 2
I wear whatever's handy but my fave is a button down short sleeved shirt. I try to buy longs, seems like shirts (especially pretty western ones) keep being made shorter and shorter in the tail. Really hacks me off!

Love the monogrammed idea!
Posted via Mobile Device
FlyGap is offline  
post #13 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 02:49 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northern Nevada
Posts: 1,589
• Horses: 1
Sweats & a t-shirt, sweatshirt if it's cooler. Basically the same things that I hike in, except for the Ariat Terrain boots.

Don't have to worry about ruining t-shirts, since I still have a drawer full of "gimmie" ones from companies that went bust in the first dot-com boom.
jamesqf is offline  
post #14 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 03:18 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: North Texas
Posts: 914
• Horses: 0
Generally I wear comfortable jeans (Wrangler Q baby), t-shirt or tank under long sleeved shirt for sun protection and protection from tree limbs, plants, etc., cap or western hat again for sun protection, gloves, western riding boots or Ariat Terrain equestrian boots. If it's cold, jacket or vest (yay, more pockets!). To publicize your company, the logo on a shirt or vest sounds like the best option.
outnabout is offline  
post #15 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 03:28 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ohio USA
Posts: 441
• Horses: 2
I'm in favor of the monogrammed shirt, especially a polo-type, or something with a collar.

T-shirts with the barn/ranch/club logo aren't bad, but they do tend to look more casual, like something you'd buy as a souvenier at the gift shop. A shirt with a collar looks a little more professional, and there are plenty of horse catalogs that offer monogrammed products.

When I ride, I typically just wear jeans (I like my Wranglers at the moment), Ariat paddock boots, sometimes chaps, and a t-shirt or some kind of button-down shirt in hot weather. In cooler weather, I layer up. Long sleeve t-shirt with a vest, polarfleece pullover or zip-up, etc.

In rainy weather, I wear an oilskin coat or my lightweight outback coat that rolls up and zips into its own pocket for easy packing.

"Parelli horsemanship is just like painting by the numbers. You need absolutely no skill. You just put this color here and this color there, and when you're done, you have ... a mess no one wants." mp
Jolly Badger is offline  
post #16 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 04:02 PM
Showing
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Higgins, TX. YeeHaw!!
Posts: 22,011
• Horses: 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyGap View Post
I wear whatever's handy but my fave is a button down short sleeved shirt. I try to buy longs, seems like shirts (especially pretty western ones) keep being made shorter and shorter in the tail. Really hacks me off!
That's the exact reason why I had to start buying men's shirts LOL. The only woman's shirt I've got that doesn't have a super short tail and sleeves is a "performance sleeve" shirt and it cost like $45.

However, I have started buying small men's shirts off the clearance rack (can sometimes get them for $6-8 each) and they are great shirts. Some of them even come in pretty fancy colors...though no bling.

Always remember that feeling of looking at a big, open country over the ears of a good horse, seeing a new trail unwind ahead of you, and that ever-spectacular view from the top of the ridge!!! Follow my training blog: http://robertsontraining.blogspot.com/
smrobs is offline  
post #17 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 04:50 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Indiana!
Posts: 332
• Horses: 1
I may get bashed for this.. but if it is hot, I wear shorts and a t-shirt. If its colder I will wear yoga pants or sweats.....
Poseidon likes this.
BigBenLoverforLife is offline  
post #18 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 05:59 PM
Showing
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chino Valley, AZ
Posts: 15,157
• Horses: 1
I swear stretch jean leggings (actually made from denim, just with extra stretch), a long-sleeve button-down shirt with a tank under it, my Ariat Terrains and half chaps.

I get my leggings at Walmart (under $15) and my shirts at Goodwill or other thrift stores (usually around $5).

My best friend leads the dude string/trail rides at the barn I used to board at and she wears stretch jeans, a long-sleeve button-down, and boots.

We live in Arizona, so a long-sleeve shirt is a must, unless you want to deal with serious sunburn.
Posted via Mobile Device
DraftyAiresMum is offline  
post #19 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Florida
Posts: 460
• Horses: 1
thanks for your replies guys! I love all of your ideas, especially the monogrammed shirt one! Im thinking about getting some actual riding Jeans by Goode rider.
Posted via Mobile Device
LouieThePalomino is offline  
post #20 of 42 Old 05-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Northern Utah
Posts: 1,282
• Horses: 4
My friend Dave in his typical spring attire


Myself. Again in spring time attire. Wool vest on cooler days and I will shed it as the temps rise.



So basically a hat for shade or to shed the rain, comfortable shirt and jeans, I like big pockets for my camera and phone on the shirt. Boots with a spur ledge. I prefer lacers to slip on. Vest, bandana or jacket if it's cold enough.
Sereno likes this.
Painted Horse is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Poll-Do you wear a helmet when you ride? Thoro Horse Riding 44 01-01-2016 03:45 PM
3rd ANNUAL TRAIL OF HEARTS – 2013 BENEFIT HORSE TRAIL RIDE jsampsonccs Trail Riding 0 12-26-2012 10:16 AM
What to wear for a ride and tie? livestoride Endurance Riding 7 05-24-2012 05:44 PM
My brother's first trail ride :P (and ride) Zab Trail Riding 3 07-30-2009 02:24 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome