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Rider Coat - Brown

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The Rider is our traditional working coat. With top to toe protection from the elements and unrestricted movement it's no wonder it remains as Australia's favourite working coat. Perfect for riding, working or playing, it's the obvious choice if you need a water & wind resistant jacket.




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The Rider is our traditional working coat. With top to toe protection from the elements and unrestricted movement it's no wonder it remains as Australia's favourite working coat. Perfect for riding, working or playing, it's the obvious choice if you need a water & wind resistant jacket.




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NATURALLY WINDPROOF

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100% cotton heavyweight premium Oilskin
Water & wind resistant, breathable
Traditional Driza-Bone cape detailing at shoulders
100% cotton lining
Lower double entry side pockets
Back studden vent for extra movement
Centre front flap with stud closure
Internal chest pocket
Internal leg straps to keep garment in place
Designed and Made in Australia
100% Australian wool or polyfleece liner sold separately
Detachable hood sold separately: DBDH-H

In 1898 a British Sailor Emilius Le Roy envisioned an all-weather, indestructible jacket made of old recycled ship sails that were treated with oil. His first iteration that was dubbed the first ‘Driza-Bone’ unfortunately was pretty flammable due to the use of linseed oil. 

Later, T.E Pearson who was the son of E.J Pearson and the founder of Pearson Soap brought a consignment of LeRoy coats to Australia to rework the proofing process. It is this excellent formula that we still use to proof our coats today. 

Since 1898, Driza-Bone has become an Australian Icon being worn not only by stockmen but by politicians such as John Howard and George W Bush; Rockstars and models like Kate Moss and by the everyday Australian.

Whether it’s wearing one to drove a mob of sheep across the central plains or throwing one on to keep dry at the footy, there’s nothing more quintessentially Australian than wearing a Driza-Bone. 

You can learn how to look after your Driza-Bone on our Garment Care page.

OILSKIN REPROOFER

Care for your Oilskin Jacket

$29.95

DESERT WAX REPROOFER

Care for your Desert Wax Jacket

$29.95

DRY WAX REPROOFER

Care for your Dry Wax Jacket

$19.95

OILSKIN/WOOL DETERGENT

Care for your Oilskin & Wool

$14.95

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  1. Fabulous Coat That Lasts Decades
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    Bought my first DrizaBone Rider coat about 1990 and it finally came time to replace it as all of the wax waterproofing the coat wore away. Just too lazy to re-wax. I wore it in very wet weather including horseback riding in Alaska, and between it and my Akubra hat, I was always comfy and dry. The new one has some upgrades from the 30-year-old model: the capelet is removeable where the old one was sewn on, pocket layout is better, interior liner is better material, and it's just a bit longer. DrizaBone logo tags are now quite innocuous but I had liked the BIG dog-bone shaped old one. Should be the last one I'll ever need, but you should start on your first one if you haven't already.

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  2. Really great riding coat.
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    This is my coat of choice whenever I am out mustering in bad weather. Always keeps me warm and dry. My one used to be my mum's and it is still going strong.

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  3. 20 Years and still running strong!!
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    My parents bought me this coat in 1998 and now (2018) still an EXCELLENT coat! Ive been on hundreds of camping adventures, hunting and tracking in horrible weather and the only thing "wrong" with it is a small size burn hole from an amber. Love this quality coat!

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  4. Awesome for the farm
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    Coat awesome product for the farm

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  5. Fast and efficient service to the UK
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    Whilst there are two small modifications I would like to see made, I want to make it clear that I unreservedly recommend this coat, which is every bit as good as the description implies. I feel two small modifications would improve the coat even more: 1. The rear vent should start a few inches higher up the back to further enhance freedom of movement when required. 2. The storm flap at the front should be capable of being fixed back out of the way when not required. Even without these modifications I am delighted, both with the coat and the fast and efficient service to the UK I received.

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  6. Great coat
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    Great coat, a little on the heavy side but you get used to that - only thing I would change would be the cuff to more Velcro to enable it to be made tighter due to length of sleeves

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  7. A great waterproof coat, perfect for fisherman
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    Hi all,I'm a fisherman and I spend most of my time on boats in the ocean,and quite frankly I couldn't of asked for a better jacket to keep me warm and dry on those freezing cold mornings in heavy seas with terrible winds. Most jackets can't take that much water and stay dry,but my riding coat is great.To be honest the only reason I bought a new one is because I lost my old one that I got back in 1990 overboard 3months ago,so with winter coming again,it was time for a replacement,and a new old faithful was bought.if your looking for a great waterproof coat you can't go wrong with these,mine lasted 28 years before I lost it and my father has had his since the '60's.made to last,great job everyone at driza-bone this ones just as good as the old one,greatly appreciated, Mr B Stewart

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  8. Like the lighter material, it's an excellent product
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    Excellent product. This new version is a bit lighter than the older version I had what will make me use it a bit longer at spring. The older version had a thicker liner that made it very hot on nice and warm days.

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  9. Prompt shipping and quick returns
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    Great order confirmation feedback, & prompt shipping. I ordered a Large, based on sizing info, but was too big. Upon ringing customer support, I organised a return. Driza Bone very quickly sent me a Medium. Perfect size ( I'm 173cm tall). Beaut coat. Exactly what I required & expected. Quality is spot on.

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  10. Replacing after 17 years because I outgrew it
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    Am replacing my Driza Bone finally after 17 years, but only because it is now getting to small for me. Well worth the money!

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