‘We Don’t Have Tack For That,’ Presented by ThinLine

Today we mourn one of the most epic fashion faux pas in equestrian history: balloon-thigh breeches.

Let's begin by agreeing that this vintage style of riding pant has never looked good on anybody, ever.

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Why, WHY, would you wear an article of clothing that adds 50 pounds to your thighs?

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They made even otherwise extremely attractive people appear lumpy and disproportionate.

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Of course, fashion is cyclical, and every now and again some designer will attempt to bring back the old style.

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And it's up to us to put our foot down.


ThinLine may not be able to influence your fashion decisions, but they can keep you and your horse performing at your best. ThinLine pads use non-compression technology to dissipate impact and pressure, creating a more comfortable riding experience for you and your horse.


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