Show Hipster
English Show Apparel

For Sale on eBay

Manufacturer: Devon-Aire
Model: Show Hipster
Category: English Show Apparel

Purchase: I bought these from Dover Saddlery for $47.80. I was looking for a schooling breech and though I didn't expect these to actually work for showing for the price I thought they might be better styled for schooling.

Likes: They are a decent breech. Material has a limited amount of stretch but still forms ok. The closures are strong and sturdy and the fabric is very thin and light which works nicely for summer riding. They do tend to run a size small. I am a pretty small rider, 110 pounds and my legs aren't real big (compared to some riders)and the small size *just* fits. The stitching is pretty sturdy although after time does start to get loose but is quickly fixed.

Dislikes: The material is very thin and doesn't work for cold weather riding. Also these are by no way a show breech so be warned!! They are a lower quality schooling breech. The material doesn't stretch a whole lot and the sizing does run small. The stitching does come loose after several washings and will need resown. After several rides they do start to pill on the high friction areas.

Quality: The quality is only ok. The material is thin, stitching not real sturdy but they work for basic schooling. They do look nice for the first few rides and if you order a size bigger will probably fit ok.

Summary: I probably won't buy these breeches again. They are ok and if you can get them on sale or something they might be worth it but I won't pay $50 for them. They will last several rides but aren't a show breech. I think there are better options out there.

Rating: 2

Author: Hunter/Jumper

Date: 2007-02-04

Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 

TuffRider Ladies EcoGreen Bamboo Plaid Full Seat Breeches English Show Apparel
Riding Sport English Show Apparel
Royal Highness Abingdon Wrap Collar Cool Max Shirt English Show Apparel
Pikeur Ciara Knee Patch Riding Breeches English Show Apparel
Tredstep Donetello English Show Apparel
Essex Classics Performance Collection English Show Apparel
Dublin Hipsta Low Rise Knee Patch breech English Show Apparel
Tailored Sportsman Trophy Hunter English Show Apparel
FITS Jumpline Show Shirt English Show Apparel
Charles Owen GR8 English Show Apparel
Ariat Heritage Zip-Back Field Boots English Show Apparel
Trainers Choice Low Rise Full Seat English Show Apparel
F.I.T.S Beka Breech English Show Apparel
La Mundial Tall Custom Dress Boots English Show Apparel
Devon-Aire Nouvelle Stretch Show Coat English Show Apparel
Tropical Rider Legacy Enduracool Full Seat Deerskin Low Rise Breeches English Show Apparel
RJ Classics Platinum Hunt Coat English Show Apparel
Fuller Fillies Dress Boots English Show Apparel
RJ Classics Essential Show Jacket English Show Apparel
RJ Classics Essentials Show Shirt English Show Apparel

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review

 Horse Tack Reviews
 Submit Your Own Review!
 Search Review Database
 All Reader Reviews
 Staff Reviews
 Submit a Product for Review

 English Tack Reviews
 Dressage Saddles
 Jumping Saddles
 Close Contact Saddles
 All Purpose Saddles
 English Saddle Fittings/Pads
 English Bridles
 English Bridle Accessories
 English Show Apparel
 English Casual Apparel
 English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
 English Miscellaneous

 Western Tack Reviews
 Barrel Saddles
 Reining Saddles
 Roping Saddles
 Show Saddles
 Trail Saddles
 Western Saddle Fittings/Pads
 Western Bridles
 Western Bridle Accessories
 Western Show Apparel
 Western Casual Apparel
 Western Chaps/Boots/Hats
 Western Miscellaneous

 Horse Gear Reviews
 Horse Boots and Wraps
 Horse Health and Well Being
 Horse Apparel
 Horse Treats
 Horse Miscellaneous

 Barn & Stable Reviews
 Fly Control
 Grooming Equipment
 Stable Accessories
 Tack Room
 Training Equipment
 Barn and Stable Misc

 Barn and Stable Articles
 English Articles
 Feature and Misc Articles
 Grooming Articles
 Horse Care & Health Articles
 Horse Related Gift Articles
 News and Events
 Training Articles
 Western Articles

 Other Features
 About Us / Contact Information
 Articles & Subjects By Date
 Article Archives
 Join Our Mailing List
 Privacy Policy