Both these styles have our Comfort Waistband. They a little give in them and aren't rigid, which means they're more comfortable than a standard waistband and they won't dig or cut in when you bend and stretch.
They both have a full suede seat. In fact all our riding pants do. It's a little different to most riding pants in that we’ve extended our suede insert through to the waist. We think its a little more flattering.
There is nothing worse than a pants leg that rides up during a ride out or a training session and both these styles have the underfoot keeper to help with that.
No inside leg seam in either style (or any style) because you want to be concentrating on your ride, not worrying about chaffing rubbing from the bulk of a seam against the saddle.
Every style has inbuilt tummy support. It's not restricting, we were careful about that. You'll still be able exhale and relax into the saddle like you're supposed to.
All our styles have thigh pockets too but this is where most people will find the difference in the styles.
Now let's talk differences.
Primarily, or visually, it's the pocket. The Trainers have the patch cargo pocket on the outside of the leg. But the differences are way more than that.
They're cut from two very different base patterns which means they fit differently.
The Trail style have a lower rise by a few cm and don't quite reach the waist. But whose waist? Well, it all depends on our body shape. I have some customers requesting a lower style because the Trail sit at their waist and the Trainers actually sit up under their bust ... suffice to way we're all different, but for most of us the Trail style is a few cm below the waist, and the Trainers are on the waist.
You'll find the Trainers will fit like a pair of jodhpurs, where as the Trail style are a little roomer at the crotch. Like I said, the base pattern they're cut from is quite different.
The Trail style have the cutaway pocket that you'll see on almost all jeans, for Australian's you'll know it as a Stockmans Cut, where as the Trainers have a straight cut pocket with a reinforced opening.
The Trainers have a similar reinforced pocket flap on the cargo pocket, whereas the Trail have the concealed pocket which, by the way, makes them suitable for the Show Ring, whereas the Trainers aren't.
To be honest, I am absolutely in love with these pants. The colour just matches literally everything I own including my horses! Love love love!!!! Thank you for such gorgeous, inspiring and quality riding pants <3
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!