Riding gloves are special gloves designed for exclusive use by equestrians. Riding gloves have to be non-slip preferably with grip. They should also be light weight and offer the rider breath ability. Another important characterstic of the riding gloves is the ability to wick away perspiration. Riding is a tough sport that requires the use of hands. As a result, it is very important that the gloves offer optimal grip for reins. Samshield has been a leader in riding gloves. Besides their standard gloves, Samshield also offers the Bling Swarovski Gloves, for show use in dressage and show jumping.