Learn How Kerrits’ Grip System Can Enhance Your Ride

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Let’s face it, at some point every rider needs grip. Whether it’s holding your reins when they’re wet and slick, sitting deep in the saddle in a trot, sailing over an oxer, or galloping down the trail, extra stick will make your ride easier and more comfortable. The right level of grip is a perfect blend of comfort, tack and flexibility.

But not all grips are created equal, and there are a variety of needs for riders in their respective disciplines. So Kerrits went to their Team Riders and Ambassadors to research what they need most and to get their feedback. Many of these women spend more waking hours in the saddle every day than they do on the ground. When clothing can stand up to the rigors of their intense riding, you can rest assured it’s been performance-tested and rider-approved.

Whatever your discipline, whatever your needs, Kerrits understands the connection between the rider and the horse is an important one. Check out the variety of Kerrits’ tights and breeches and pick your grip.

Kerrit Sticks

Maintain a free and flexible feel with the added advantage of Kerrits anti-slip technology. The unique silicon carrot pattern distributes an equal ratio of stretch, stick and breathability. Ideal for warm weather riding.

Style: Ice Fil Tech Tight

Eco-Suede

Offering a soft and supple feel, Eco-Suede has the appearance of real suede, while outperforming in shape retention, abrasion resistance and durability. Made of 100% recycled microfiber, this synthetic suede provides light contact and connection, giving riders full flexibility and freedom to move in the saddle.

Style: Flow Rise Performance Tight, Microcord Kneepatch, and Fullseat, Microcord bookcut kneepatch.

Gripstretch

Bi-component fabric has a sueded texture, designed in a low profile that conforms to your body shape for a customized fit. Utilizing stretch under tension, the mid level adhesive-like grip provides a secure connection without restriction.

Styles: Flex Tight II fullseat, Microcord™ Bootcut Fullseat

Perforated Nubuck

True-to-leather look, feel and grip. Mid-weight textile lined with a wick-stretch backing delivering a light layer of support, durability and high shape integrity. Perforated for enhanced breathability, giving riders a leg-up in performance and comfort.

Style: Cross Over Kneepatch and Fullseat

Cross Grip

Crossing the combination of stretch, stick and open space for enhanced breathability. Kerrits new exclusive Cross Grip pattern is engineered for a high level of traction, superior comfort and long term durability.

Styles: Utility Breech

GripTek

The ultimate tight-in-the-tack connection. Our most adhesive fabric, proprietary GripTek has a leather-like texture offering a high degree of friction resistance, delivering no-slip grip even when wet. Needle punched for added grip and breathability.

Style: GripTek fullseat

“We’re always innovating, constantly working to develop technical fabrics that breathe and stand up to your expectations of durability, comfort and wear,” said Kerri Kent, owner and designer for Kerrits Performance Equestrian Apparel. “We recognize there are different types of riding, body shapes and the need for performance fabrics to suit your style and the season.”

Kerrits’ performance tights and breeches offer a full spectrum of stick, strategically engineered for equestrian essentials to give you a leg up. Machine washable and easy care, animal and environmentally-friendly, synthetics rein supreme.

Home-grown performance that sprouted in 1986, Kerrits Performance Equestrian Apparel thrives on creating innovative, functional and stylish performance apparel uniquely designed for women who ride and love horses.