After how many wears do you... - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
 170Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 04:20 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: eh?
Posts: 2,824
• Horses: 2
Maybe once or twice a month? Depends how often I need extra clothes to fill a load of laundry. As long as they aren't exceptionally dirty I'll wear them again. My breeches aren't that nice, they have a lot of holes in them and stains and stuff. They're just going out to get dirty again anyway.


If I was taking lessons, I'd have a pair or two that'd I'd keep in nicer order, but at the moment there's no need.
SueC and Change like this.
ApuetsoT is offline  
post #12 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 04:20 PM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 10,928
• Horses: 12
My child - every single ride. Same with his jeans. Can't convince him he can wear either a time or two or even three depending on what he was doing and how dirty he got.



Me - every third or fourth ride. Same with jeans. Again if I get filthy or ride bareback with nothing between me and the horse but that then wash I will.
SueC, Change and redbadger like this.

Some horse people change their horse, they change their tack and discipline, they change their instructor; they never change themselves.
QtrBel is offline  
post #13 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 04:37 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Vermont
Posts: 7,101
• Horses: 3
In the summer definitely every ride, but this time of year after a few rides.
SueC and Change like this.
egrogan is online now  
post #14 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 04:43 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Scotland
Posts: 1,133
• Horses: 0
I washed my jodhpers and riding jeans every two or three rides, unless they got really dirty with mud or covered in horse hair.

Two of my riding jackets are wax. One of them had a sponge down last summer for the first time in three years. I've others, which get flung in the wash if they get dirty, which isn't that often.

I've another waterproof, padded jacket that's extremely old and rarely washed. It was kept on a hook in the barn for years. I used it as something I (and others) could grab in bad weather. As I haven't been riding, i decided to bring it home to wash. I think even horses would've turned-up their noses in disgust and am surprised it didn't fall apart in the wash. It's not improved so there's only one place it's going and that's the rubbish bin LOL!
SueC, Change and carshon like this.

Last edited by Caledonian; 01-26-2020 at 04:53 PM.
Caledonian is offline  
post #15 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 04:48 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 569
• Horses: 0
I wear jeans to ride, and they're my regular every day jeans which I wear for about a week, minus work shifts or the gym. Since I ride on a Friday, I throw them in the laundry after that, and begin a new cycle. (work pants are worn once before washing, because I sleep in them, and somehow find that more gross than re-wearing jeans with horse snot on them).
AnitaAnne, QtrBel, SueC and 1 others like this.
redbadger is online now  
post #16 of 50 Old 01-26-2020, 05:28 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Southeast
Posts: 9,043
• Horses: 0
Quote:
Originally Posted by SwissMiss View Post
Generally after every ride. At the moment due to the liberal application of mud (after the ride I often clean up mud splatters from my face and shoulders too). And in warmer months I sweat...
I'm with you @SwissMiss have to wash after every ride, but we live in the sticky, muddy south!

I always come home with stuff on me. Embarrassing if I stop at a store afterwards, but I try to pick off all hay before stepping thru the doors
JCnGrace, SueC and Change like this.
AnitaAnne is offline  
post #17 of 50 Old 01-27-2020, 07:30 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 580
• Horses: 0
I ride in jeans, and have to wash them every time. I always leave the barn filthy.... I donít know how some of you can stay clean I feel like all the dirt and mud I groom off my horse somehow magically transfers to me lol



Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
JCnGrace, SueC, Change and 1 others like this.
ChasingDreams is offline  
post #18 of 50 Old 01-27-2020, 07:34 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 10,928
• Horses: 12
Being mostly blind helps. It is the smell that gets me. If they smell they go in the wash no matter how few times worn.


This thread makes me wonder if washers are like the saying on horses. They only have so many jumps. Do washers now only have so many washes???????

Some horse people change their horse, they change their tack and discipline, they change their instructor; they never change themselves.
QtrBel is offline  
post #19 of 50 Old 01-27-2020, 07:53 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: New England
Posts: 194
• Horses: 0
After every ride in the summer, but after every 2 rides these days in the winter. I can't let them go any longer than that because I bring my riding clothes to work to change into at the end of the day and if they have too much "horse smell" I don't think my colleagues would appreciate it.
SueC and Change like this.
IRideaHippogriff is offline  
post #20 of 50 Old 01-27-2020, 08:44 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: SW UK
Posts: 15,938
• Horses: 0
UK winters mostly I washed every day because it always seemed to be raining!

As for coats, I haven't bought any since I retired, my two favourites, which must be at least 12 years old have lost their waterproofing so just yesterday I first gave them a pre wash onto a hot wash then washed again with the pre proofing liquid I bought then the proofing so they have had more washes in one day then hey have had over the last five years!
JCnGrace, SueC and Change like this.
Foxhunter 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









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



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