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Are jeans OK for horse riding? What type of pants should you wear horseback riding? You should wear breeches, jodhpurs, tight-fitting jeans, or yoga pants/leggings. Any of these options will work well for most riding situations.
Can you wear leggings to ride a horse? Riding horses puts special demands on clothing, and comfortable, lightweight, fashionable pants are must-haves. But leggings don’t offer the additional features that riding tights and breeches (or even jeans) do once you swing into the saddle. Can you ride in leggings? Yes.
What do you wear to ride a horse? Well, that’s honestly pretty simple: the best horseback riding clothes are closed-toe shoes without a heel (or with a heel less than 1″), some comfortable pants, and a shirt that does not overly restrict movement. That’s about it! Of course, winter wear would include gloves and a jacket but the same rules still apply.
What do you wear to horse camp? All riders are required to wear pants and boots with a one-inch heel. Some campers like to wear half-chaps, which are worn over the calf as an extra layer of protection, but these are not required. Campers may also wear special riding pants, called jodhpurs, but any jeans or long pants are fine as well.