Riding Gloves Guide

1. Which riding gloves are the right choice?

When working with horses, both during ground work, riding or daily handling, the protection of the hands is particularly important. Without (riding) gloves, burns and other injuries can occur as soon as the horse breaks away, for example. Wearing gloves is also a good way to protect your hands during daily stable work.

However, not all riding gloves are the same as there are different models with a wide range of materials. In this guide we explain which riding gloves are the right choice.

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Hands with riding gloves form a heart in front of a horse
Riding gloves

2. What is important for good riding gloves?

For high-quality riding gloves, the quality of the materials and the workmanship, as well as the perfect fit, are crucial. Good riding gloves must allow a fine connection between the rider’s hand and the horse’s mouth without blisters forming in the spaces between the fingers. Read this guide to find out which criteria to look out for when buying riding gloves.

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3. How do I care for my riding gloves properly?

Riding gloves are sometimes the most unspectacular and smallest pieces of a rider’s equipment. Therefore, it can happen that one does not attach great importance to the care of riding gloves. Nevertheless, they require good care so that the rider can enjoy them for a long time. With proper care, riding gloves can even last for several years despite intensive use.

In this guide, we explain how to care for riding gloves made of different materials.

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Rider with riding gloves leaning against a fence
Horse is stroked with riding gloves

4. FAQ about riding gloves

What should you look for when buying riding gloves and how should they fit for maximum comfort? How long riding gloves last depends on how well they are cared for. But how often should you wash riding gloves?

We answer these and more questions in our FAQ about riding gloves.

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