Many people ask us which leather is best for gloves. WIth all the choices, it can get confusing.
Cowhide vs. goat skin? Deerskin vs. pigskin? Elk? Kangaroo?
The answer is, it depends. Different leathers are best for different purposes.
If you're a winter rider, you may have one set of needs. If you're using the gloves for summer, other qualities may be important.
The choice usually comes down to three things ... design, budget, and performance needs. Here are the key differences, for the most commonly used glove leathers.