Podcast: Horse Podcast Ep 41: Comfort & Style – The Quest for the Perfect Horse Riding Pants
I ￼had a great time speaking with Ute from Equestrian Adventuresses.
If you’ve ever wondered about the story behind the story of Ride Proud, or what drives us, here it is.
Some other fantastic podcasts on there too. Enjoy!￼
Thanks for the opportunity Ute.
On today’s episode Ute talks with Colleen Jackson, a female entrepreneur from Australia who started her own company Ride Proud, manufacturing and selling riding pants. They talk about what makes a perfect riding pants and how to start your own company. Colleen gives some insights and tips about how to be a successful business woman and how she turned her company profitable.
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The size I received is about 2 sizes too large, although I sent for the size according to measurements. As it would be prohibitively expensive to return, I’ll have to do major alterations or sell them on. Otherwise a lovely product.
These have amazing qualities such as the 4 way stretch denim which is super comfortable and flattering. The phone pocket is a great idea as are the boot keepers. I wore them recently at the Gympie Muster and felt right at home. The leg length is quite long as I am 170 cm and ordered the 83cm. I ordered my regular fashion clothes size. So good knowing I can ride in them or just wear them and feel great!
Wow these socks are really comfy! They fit my feet perfectly and when I slip my boots off I cant help but just wear them around the house. They are a great length up my calf as I can flip the top of the socks down level with my boots so no more rubbing or chafing on long rides. Love the near side and off side.. Thats a real special touch.. What other socks have that!!! Horse socks for horse woman... Perfect.
Just received my second pair of the Trail Gen 2 riding pants and I love them. Whether in the arena or on the trail they are super comfortable with generous pockets and well made. They are a little pricier than some but honestly they are worth it. I’ve bought a lot of riding breeches over the years and these are simply awesome for fit, comfort and function. I’ll be buying more!
Ride Proud products are the best. My second order included a vest, neck warmer and soap. The quality is just as superb as their pants. Oh my gosh the soap smells so good, it’s wonderful. Their pants are incredible, quality and fit. Their customer service is top notch. They make you feel special. I would recommend them they are the real deal. Thanks Ride Proud Clothing
Service has been great. The website is well designed and easy to use. I was able to pick my correct size easily. When I ordered, I knew it would take a while to get them. The Aussie postal updates were laughably vague ("in transit"). But I just chilled, knowing they'd get her eventually. Less than two weeks and I have my pants. Rode in them today. They were worth the wait.
These riding pants are amazing. They fit! They are designed for my body, not for a 12 year old girl. They are made of high-quality fabric with high-quality construction. They are crazy comfortable to ride in. I'm buying many more pairs.