Rider Footwear Feature – Dry Foot = Happy Rider
It’s that time of year where we all reach for the warmer (and hopefully dry) rider footwear, to help keep our feet snug over the winter months to come.
If however like many of us, you realise the sole is coming away causing a wet, cold, soggy foot you’ll find yourself heading to the local tack store or online retail giant to find your next pair of boots.
Here we’ve aimed to give you a helping hand when looking for your next pair of rider footwear
Feature Special – Tried & Tested the NEW Highline Boots from Grubs
New Highline™ Boots from Grub’s
Everything Horse rating Rating 5 out of 5
“A real sturdy pair of boots with great tread, clearly built with durability and comfort in mind. Ideal for wearing down the stables or for walking the dog” Everything Horse.
Are you looking for a comfortable, warm and hardwearing boot that will add a bit of style to your life this autumn? Look no further, the new Highline boots from Grub’s.
The new Highline boots are designed with a traditional profile to look the part this season, whilst offering superior comfort, grip and stability.
The boots feature a full stretch neoprene panel in the shaft and securing strap, giving a comfortable fit for most calf sizes.
The 4mm rubber foot with reinforced heels and Underfoot Chassis™ give class-leading stability while the Trak™ sole gives powerful traction on soft ground. These boots are durable, designed to last and provide superior grip.
The Highline boots also offer the latest high specification including a Super-Dri™ lining for breathable fit and an insulating and cushioning foot-bed for supreme comfort.
Highline are available in a choice of two colours – Sage Green or Mahogany in sizes 3-14.
For more information contact Grub’s on 01204 567700 or visit www.grubswarehouse.com
Other great options
Hale Boots from The Muck Boot Company
These womens Hale boots are perfect if you’re looking for sporty, multi-season boots that are also perfect for general everyday use. They are available in a variety of fun colours and offer comfort that’s lightweight and a great fit. They’re designed to provide versatility wth their everyday style and practicality with their cleaning out-sole and breathable PK mesh lining, allowing these boots to draw moisture away and your feet to breathe on warmer days. RRP: £70.00 Visit: www.muckbootcompany.co.uk/product/Womens-Hale-HAW/WOMENSNEW
For Riding – New Boots with an ‘Air’ Raising Difference
Looking for a boot that is supple, comfortable, adjustable and easy to slip on…the new Equi-Theme Primera Tall Boot is the boot to have.
Available in smooth supple full grain cow leather with tone on tone stitching and elasticated shoelaces on the front for a smart finish. Removable insoles that have special weight spreading areas and shock absorbing gel inserts for the heel adds comfort for the rider. A unique sole has been developed that is made from rubber featuring a comfort area containing air bubbles and an ‘Air System’ Ventilation.
This ventilation system allows air to flow inside the sole and exits through the heal, but also aids as a shock absorber to increase walking comfort.
Available in black, calf sizes include XS – L and shoe sizes from 35 to 45.
For more information visit: www.equi-theme.com
Field and Riding boots from Ariat
Women’s Ennerdale H20
The Ennerdale H20 Boots are ideal for keeping feet comfortable, warm and dry in the great outdoors. A waterproof, full-grain leather and suede upper looks smart and provides practical protection from the elements, meanwhile the elastic gusset on inside knee helps provide an exceptional fit. Design features such as a plain toe cap, stirrup-friendly outsole and unique punched detail around the vamp mean that the Ennerdale H20 Boots will look superb in and out of the saddle. Practical elements such as an extreme comfort insole with added cushion and rebound will soothe hard working feet, 4LR technology offers stability and a non-marking, barnyard acid-resisting Duratread outsole gives grip on a wide range of surfaces.
Colours: Coffee, Moss, Dark Brown
Sizes: 3 – 8.5
Heritage Contour Dress Zip
The Heritage Contour Dress Zip Boots have been designed using premium full-grain leather for exceptional quality and performance. A full length elasticised panel on the lateral side with an elastic gusset on the inside of the knee helps achieve the perfect fit, meanwhile a high Spanish cut topline, and a beautifully contoured fit through the ankle projects a flattering and elegant appearance. The plain toe cap gives a streamlined and immaculate appearance, suitable for all riding activities no matter what discipline, but particularly lending itself to the simplicity of the dressage arena. The boots combine a beautiful appearance with practical features such as 4LR technology for comfort and support, a moisture wicking sock liner and Duratread outsole.
Sizes: 3 – 8.5
Spanish Riding Polo Boot – POLO ANYONE?
The ‘Spanish Riding Polo Boot’ is not only popular with polo riders, but they also make a great training boot for style conscious riders and a fashion statement teamed with dark denim and a poncho for the ultimate in equestrian chic.
Featuring a central front zip, over-strap with popper for a smart and practical detail and Good Year welted leather sole, these boots are styled in a beautiful quality Spanish leather for stunning good looks and performance!
Perfect for rider footwear or the city!
Colours: Black, Tan, Navy and Chocolate Brown
Available in unisex sizing
Sizes: UK 2.5 – 12