New Equipment: Navigator Gloves

Driving Thursday

My first experience as a navigator was with Lyricc.

MTCC Driving Derby 2016 Photo by Kate Bushman

MTCC Driving Derby 2016
Photo by Kate Bushman

We had a blast. Lyricc is fleet-footed and nimble. She scoots.

Bliss, on the other hoof, roars. The first time Bliss powered down the long side of the arena, I was suddenly acutely aware that the only thing keeping me inside the cart was my grip on the bar in front of me.

 Photo by Kate Bushman


Photo by Kate Bushman

As soon as we were done with the lesson, I asked about new gloves. I had been wearing basic black leather show gloves. The kind every rider has pair or two of. Now, I wanted as much grip as I could get. Coach Kate recommended SSG All Weather Gloves.

Photo by Kevin Smith

Photo by Kevin Smith

Why pink? Why not? Blue would just get lost among all the other blue gear at Whip Hand Farm. Purchased from Carousel Tack Shoppe.

They worked great.

AWWCC Driving Derby 2017 Photo by Angie DePuydt

AWWCC Driving Derby 2017
Photo by Angie DePuydt

Thank you for reading,
Katherine Walcott

Categories: Clothes, Combined Driving, Horse Shows, Horses

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