Ariat® has been winning over devoted equestrian fans with its fashion forward design and high performance technology, appealing to all levels of riders. One of Ariat’s keys to success is that it is designed by riders for riders with an intrinsic understanding of form, function and style. World-class riders in all equestriandisciplines are fans of Ariat breeches, some of which include Beezie Madden, Louise Serio, Alison Robitaille, Nicole Simpson, Sophie Simpson, Will Simpson, Hannah Selleck, Kaitlin Campbell, John French, Hope Glynn, Jennifer Bauersachs, Chester Weber, Georgina Bloomberg, Boyd Martin and Gina Miles, among others.

 

Ariat is the weekly sponsor of FTI WEF 4 from Wednesday, January 29, to Sunday, February 2. The week will feature the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 4 on Thursday, the $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classicon Friday afternoon, the $10,000 Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Team Event presented by The Dutta Corp. in Association with Guido Klatte at The Stadium at PBIEC on Friday night, the FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments® on Saturday night, and the $50,000 Ariat® Grand Prix CSI 2* on the derby field at The Stadium at PBIEC on Sunday afternoon.

The Olympia breech from Ariat.

Alison Borris of Ariat states, “We have performance breeches for every rider– whether you’re just starting out or competing at the highest leveland everyone in between. You can’t go wrong with our breeches. They’re incredibly comfortable and easy to wear, plus the performance and style features set Ariat apart.”

 

All Ariat breeches feature a Calf Fitting System™ (CFS) which accommodates any leg shape and secures without bulky closures to provide an exceptionally smooth fit under tall boots. Ariat breeches also feature Ariat’s patented V3® Technology which utilizes a “V” panel built into the back waistband to deliver superior stretch and recovery so breeches always have the right fit and performance. Additionally, all Ariat breeches come with Core Control Technology which helps slim the waist for a fitted, flattering look.

 

For cutting edge performance and show stopping style, riders choose the top of the line Olympia which retails for $229.95 or Triumph breeches which retail for $219.95. The Olympia feature a premium Schoeller® prestige 4-way stretch cotton nylon combines comfort with control. The Triumph has a unique combination of technical woven and knit fabric providing exceptional comfort and fit.

 

Borris comments, “The Olympia breeches fit beautifully and are the ideal show breech. This breech has an elegant European fit and styling combined with key performance features. The Triumph breech features stain resistant fabric, Schoeller® knit fabric for stretch and tacky gel print on knee patches for extra grip, your go-to breech for long hours in the saddle.”

 

(Olympia: Available in regular or low rise, regular or long length, full seat or knee patch, women’s, men’s and girls options. Triumph: Available in low rise, regular or long length, knee patch, women’s only)

 

The Prix breech combines innovative technology with flattering, sporty styling. The Prix retails for $119.95 and is a great training breech. The breech features four-way stretch nylon and cotton twill, articulated stretch inset around the knee for a more comfortable movement and a curved out seam for a flattering look. (Available in low rise, regular or long length, knee patch. Women’s only.)

 

The everyday training breech is the versatile Heritage which retails at $94.95. The Heritage features a breathable, medium weight cotton spandex with the all the performance features of core control, V3® technology, and CFS. “This is a perfect schooling breech at a great price,” says Borris.

The Heritage breech

(Available in regular and low rise, regular or long length, full seat or knee patch. Women’s and men’s.)

 

Another style of Ariat’s breeches which is flying off the shelves is the stylish denim breech, which has enchanted equestrians and non-equestrians alike. Borris explains, “We offer a denim breech for riders but we have seen a lot of people wear it for fashion purposes too!”

 

For more information about Ariat breeches, to place an order or to find an Ariat retailer, visit www.ariat.com.

 

Please visit www.equestriansport.com or call 561-793-5867 for more information on the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival.