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There's nothing quite like the feel of putting on a barn coat for doing chores and staying comfortable in cool weather. The barn coat is the coat that you don't mind getting dirty, has plenty of pockets to hold things like hoof picks, carrots, gloves, and any other necessities for taking care of your horse. They're made from durable materials that won't tear easily, and feature heavy-duty construction. Barn coats are available for both men and women and are the most useful garment you can have for the barn. Check out Equoware's collection of barn coats to find your new...

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Leather knee patches are a hallmark of quality show breeches, but as with all things equestrian, they get dirty over time. This poses a problem for show breeches because cleanliness and grooming demonstrate to a judge that you're serious about being a competitor in the ring. The good news is, you can clean the leather patches on your breeches and keep them in a show-ready condition. Meanwhile, check out Equoware for your next pair of quality show breeches with leather knee patches, and read on to learn about how to clean leather knee patch breeches.  Cleaning Knee Patch Breeches by Machine or...

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We recognize how important having seamless attire is on horse show day. Our English riding experts have compiled a list of tips and tricks to ordering the best sizing for you! We know every body is unique and we want you to feel comfortable and confident on horse show day! Keep reading to learn how to measure your English riding breeches, jackets and helmets to properly fit.  How to Measure for English Riding Breeches? Breeches are athletically inspired pants that persons wear when riding horses. Breeches are often designed with a thin fabric that fits comfortably throughout the leg, thigh,...

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To wear full seat breeches vs knee patch breeches for a ride, that is the question many equestrians face when deciding what to wear. From a technical standpoint, full seat breeches are customarily worn for dressage while knee patch breeches are donned for all types of jumping. In reality, most riders wear what works best for them, their riding style, and need for comfort as well as helping the rider stick to their seat. At Equoware, we have a full lineup of breeches with full seats and knee patches featuring the latest in fabric technology for comfort and durability. Here's what you...

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Horses need their time outdoors in all weather, but that weather can create conditions that make your horse's coat bleach from the sun, soak a coat during a rainstorm, then muddy after the rain from a roll. These issues and others that affect your horse's cleanliness and comfort are the answer to the question of "what are turnout sheets?" A turnout sheet keeps your horse clean, and saves you time when grooming for a ride. Check out Equoware's selection of quality turnout sheets, and read on to learn more about why you need one in your barn trunk.  What are Turnout Sheets? A basic turnout...

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