Practical Horseman

New designs and fabrics for show coats

Q I’m just getting back into showing after a long hiatus. I’ve noticed there are many more options for show coats now besides my old traditional wool coat. What are some of the newer fabrics being used and what do they do?

NOREEN COTHRAN

You’re going to love these new show jackets. Thanks to the technical fabrics many of them are now made with—polyamide/polyester and

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