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haukeschmidt gloves

The Schmidt Sporthandschuhe GmbH is a manufacturer of high-quality riding gloves based in Bad Urach, Germany.

The brand “haukeschmidt – finestgloves” is supported by Hauke Schmidt Jr. and Hauke Schmidt Sr. The latter was one of the most successful international show jumpers of the 1960s and 70s, with over 200 wins in Class S jumping. His son, Hauke Schmidt Jr., led the glove company Schwenkel from 1998 to 2012.

Together with his father, he founded the quality brand “haukeschmidt” and successfully established it in the equestrian market. Today, Schmidt Sporthandschuhe GmbH is a family onwed business that combines a passion for equestrian sports with extensive knowledge of glove design and materials. With a strong focus on innovation and quality, we offer a wide range of riding gloves appreciated by both professionals and recreational riders. The “haukeschmidt” brand stands for excellent design, high comfort, and durability, making it a preferred choice in the equestrian world.

For us, gloves are not disposable items. By carefully selecting the right glove for your individual needs and requirements, and ensuring proper care, you benefit from the highest wearing comfort and extend the lifespan of your gloves.

Created By Experts

Every glove is designed by a team of professionals led by one of europe’s last glove making masters, Mr. Franz Tasch.

Wide Product Range

With more than 30 models and hundreds of colour variations, you are sure to find your perfect fit.

Finest Materials

Examples of such materials are Pittards® leathers from the UK. They are used for most of our leather gloves.