Dover Saddlery – The Perfect Riding Boots

October 4th, 2013


One of the most versatile style of boots has to be the traditional riding boot. A style that transcends the space between practical and fashionable, this sort of boot is perfect for a whole lot of different looks and occasions. Worn over skinny jeans, these are great every day footwear that look great with shirts and blazers for the English heritage, Equestrian look. Worn under midi length winter skirts, you get a cool 1970s look reminiscent of Faye Dunaway and Cybil Shepherd in their fashion Icon heyday. These are the sort of boots that defy categorization, and so become a wardrobe must-have.

Celebs wearing Riding boots

January Jones

January Jones

Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

Celebrities have been quick to follow the trend for English Riding boots, but they are now looking away from ‘fashion’ versions of riding boots, and are instead opting for the real thing.  This makes Dover Saddlery the perfect place to shop for your riding boots this winter. The Dover Saddlery is a popular place for actual riders to find their equestrian apparel, but is also becoming very popular with non-riders who just want a well made, hard-wearing and attractive pair of riding boots. Dover Saddlery stocks a  large selection of English riding boots and chaps from such well-known names in Equestrian equipment as Ariat, Tredstep, Mountain Horse and Grand Prix. You can also choose from a variety of styles including custom riding boots, paddock boots and tall boots.

Tredstep Donatello Field Boot Tall Height $299.95 click to visit Dover Saddlery

Tredstep Donatello Field Boot Tall Height $299.95 click to visit Dover Saddlery

Ladies' Mountain Horse® Ice Rider Tall Winter Boot $134.99 click to visit Dover Saddlery

Ladies’ Mountain Horse® Ice Rider Tall Winter Boot $134.99 click to visit Dover Saddlery

Mountain Horse® Firenze Zip Dress Boot $238.99 click to visit Dover Saddlery

Mountain Horse® Firenze Zip Dress Boot $238.99 click to visit Dover Saddlery

The beauty of buying your riding boots from an Equestrian supplier like Dover Saddlery is that you are guaranteed a high quality boot that will get you through this Winter, and many winters after. These riding boots are designed for comfort, to be hard-wearing, but also to look attractive for shows and competitions. They are often made from fine quality leather, or, like the case of Ice Riders shown above, they are insulated and waterproof, making them a super warm option for those freezing cold mornings. And, because comfort is so important in a pair of boots worn for sport,  many pair have adjustable elastication on the calf for stretch where needed.

Dover Saddlery ship internationally, and I think they are definitely worth a look when you are choosing your next pair of riding boots.

 

 

 

Mango

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