Saturday, February 25, 2017

Horze Haul

This is what Katai thinks of being a model again
Yes I have a problem, I just love this store so much! European products without shipping from Europe and without having to deal with the exchange rate.

The story behind this shopping trip was that the Horze President Day sale was showing up all over my social media. Of course it was, they know I'm a sucker for their stuff. At any rate, they had REALLY good deals on breeches which I couldn't pass up. Since my breeches collection post I've had to make a few changes including tossing two pairs (the seat on one was faulty and nearly wore through on me at the barn and the others still smelled like chemicals after a few washes). That means that I've been rotating through four pairs and with the number of times I've been going to the barn it's just time to get another pair or two.

I'm still being careful with my budget though so even though I really wanted some of the B Vertigo breeches (normally $200 but on sale for $140!) I went with the cheaper pair ($89) because they get amazing reviews but I haven't tried this style yet so this was a great time. However, Horse always catches me with all of their random sale items.

A little background is that I've REALLY wanted one of these PS of Sweden quarter sheets for a long time now.
Photo courtesy of the $900 Facebook Pony
I've had multiple ISO posts on Facebook groups and have a normal search on Ebay for a cob size but haven't found anything yet. I'd had a random thought a few months ago that maybe Horze had something similar but didn't think I'd find anything that was very close. With this sale and since I was already shopping I remembered and decided to check and found this!!


Obviously missing the cool leather straps (easy enough to add those) and the very cool PS of Sweden branding but it was also only $49 and available!

On to the box opening :)








I was a little worried about the breeches because I've really been between sizes and I ordered the smaller size but they fit great!! I LOVE the color and they're so stretchy without the fabric being too thin. I will absolutely be buying more of this style of Horze breech especially since they've got a bunch of awesome colors :) I don't have a full length mirror at my current house but I'll try to get a picture soon!

I was also concerned about whether the quarter sheet would fit Katai. I got it in Pony since they only had pony and XL left and sometimes their pony size is more shetland sized but it fits Katai really well as well!


I was having a tough time getting picture but this sort of works
I'd pulled it up too far in this picture but it fits so cute!! My only issue with it is that there aren't darts at the back so it sort of has a peak and doesn't fit around her butt. It will be easy enough for me to add darts though so I may do that in the near future. Plus, the wool is really nice quality and thick so I think it will get better as it gets used and softens up.

It's almost past quarter sheet season but it's looking like I'll have another week at least so I'll be using it every ride.

6 comments:

  1. I love the purchases (it must be a 'blue day- I also bought a bunch of blue things at a Tack sale). I bet the wool with soften and mold to her behind. I love the thick waistband on the breeches.

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    1. Thank you! It's funny that I didn't realize I had a navy blue theme going until I was unpacking the Horze box haha.

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  2. Ooooh that quarter sheet is sharp! And our local tack store has started carrying those Horze breeches, they're very popular! Nice finds!

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    1. Thank you!! I really like them and so far have loved all of the Horze breeches I have :)

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  3. I too have been looking all over for a cob sized PS of Sweden quarter sheet. I couldn't even find a wool alternative that wasn't well over $100. I'm going to have to find one of the Horze ones now

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    1. It really is nicely made especially for the price. The wool is nice and thick and the binding and everything is really nice. If you'd like measurements of this one or anything just let me know!

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