This series features fashion “must have” items for riders and their horses. Tune in every Friday with your (or your parents’ or your significant other’s) credit card in hand, for some excellent fashion finds. Let’s bring style to the Eventing world!
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Friday’s Fashion – Half chaps that you’ll fall in love with
Break free from your tall boots and sport some paddock boots and half chaps this summer. You’ll be more comfortable in half chaps plus it will save a bit of wear and tear on your tall boots. Whether you’re looking for an affordable pair of half chaps you can order today or a pricier custom pair that’ll last you forever, check out these quality and stylish half chaps:
Perri’s Leather Professional Half Chaps: These chaps are so comfy you’ll never want to put your tall boots on again. They are crafted from soft, premium quality calfskin and feature a reinforced inner leg and elasticized leather panel, for the optimal fit. Plus they zip easily from the top down and have snaps at the top and bottom to keep the zipper secure while an elastic foot band keeps them securely in place during your ride. Choose between classical black leather or a more edgy brown leather.
Deniro Gallipoli G1016: Catch people’s attention with these stunning custom half chaps. These chaps feature a rear zipper that comes to the front of the foot with both top and bottom zip guards. Deniro Boots makes a wide variety of custom half chaps (gaiters) but these burgundy leather ones are hands my favourite. Treat yourself like the superstar you are and splurge a little on a pair of custom Italian half chaps.
Horze Black Chaps with Glitter: Add some bling to your riding wardrobe with these fun half chaps. Sparkle fabric lines the outside edge of the leg of these soft, flexible synthetic leather half chaps. When the sunlight hits these half chaps they will shimmer beautifully. These half chaps have an elastic foot strap, simple dark silver snap button closures at the top and bottom of the leg and a sturdy zipper closure. Best of all, these half chaps can be yours for ONLY $29.99 USD!!!
Tredstep Deluxe Half Chaps: If you are on the hunt for a classically chic pair of half chaps, then these are the ones for you. These half chaps are made of quality full grained leather that gives unparalleled comfort and quality. The outside zipper provides quick on and off and the stretch panel allows a custom fit to every leg. You can order yours in either black or brown leather.
DerDau Half Chaps: Be the talk of the stables with a custom pair of DerDau Half Chaps. All of their half chaps are handmade in the United States and custom made to the exact standards specified by each customer. My favourite half chaps that are featured on their website are these super unique pink ostrich chaps. They are trimmed with a 1” pink Italian leather top trim giving them an elegant finish. Of course you’ll need to buy the ostrich front zip jodhpur boots to match them! Check out some of their other half chap options and share which pair are your favourite.