Tried & Tested: Ariat Venture Waterproof Trousers

When Ariat announced that they were bringing out a pair of waterproof riding trousers, we were intrigued. In the equestrian world, waterproof trousers have historically had a bit of a bad reputation. Often noisy, unflattering and restrictive, they are not at the top of many peoples’ clothing wish lists, despite their obvious benefits. Ariat is a brand synonymous with bringing style to premium technical clothing so, when the Venture Full Seat trousers arrived at Wadswick, we sent a pair to one of our most sceptical staff members to try them out!

Here’s what she had to say:

“I’m really impressed with the Ariat Venture Waterproof Trousers. Typically, I steer clear of waterproof trousers due to their restrictive and noisy nature but these trousers are incredibly comfortable and flexible. Whether I’m riding or teaching, I stay warm and dry without even realising I have them on.”

Rachel H

Woman standing in field wearing Ariat's Venture Waterproof Trousers

As equestrians, we know that staying dry and comfortable is key to a successful ride. That’s where waterproof trousers can come into play, offering protection from rain, mud and other elements. Ariat’s Venture Waterproof Trousers offer this and more, ensuring optimal mobility and comfort in the saddle.

Rachel, who tried these out for us, commented on the impressive material. She adds that they are quite different from other waterproofs that she has tried before. 

Ariat’s Venture Waterproof Trousers are constructed from 100% recycled polyester and use Ariat’s trademark earth-friendly EcoDry™️ technology for a water-repellent finish. They are designed to be both waterproof and breathable for a superior performance. A range of other handy features are included such as an adjustable waistband, zippered pockets, knee-to-ankle zips for easily pulling them over boots, and a silicone full seat grip. They are ideal for putting on over your other riding gear when the weather is scheduled to be at its worst or when it is changeable.  


Gain full protection from the elements with other items from the Venture collection

The Venture Waterproof Shell Trousers are designed to be worn with other items from Ariat’s Venture collection for full 360° protection from the weather. Waterproof, breathable outer layers, warm midlayers, and soft, stretchy baselayers means that the Ariat Venture collection has a layer for every forecast.

The collection features ClimateTEK performance layers that dramatically respond to your body temperature, keeping it constant when things heat up.