Zippers are super, especially on workout wear. But what about horseback riding gear?
This is a real pet peeve of mine.
Isn’t it frustrating to climb aboard a horse and have a jacket or vest zipper bunch all up in front?
Sure, if the weather is warm enough, you can unzip the outer layer a bit for breathing room. But for a colder ride, this can be a real issue.
Here’s the fix, and it’s easy. It’s almost a no-brainer, but too many equestrian apparel manufacturers don’t seem to get it.
OK, many do. But lots don't.
Why can’t the zippers on clothing for horseback riders always be two-way zippers? How handy it would be, if every coat, hoodie, jacket, or vest could zip open at the bottom?
Half-zip tops don’t have this problem. But full-zip garments? C’mon, now.
Seriously? It’s that simple.
- Ariat Kalmar Jacket - Ladies Black
- Horze Unisex Waterproof Shell Jacket
- Irideon Aquus Waterproof Jacket
- Kerrits Tailor Made Soft Shell Jacket Cognac
- Mountain Horse Windsor Riding Jacket - Ladies
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