What are the best equestrian riding boots of 2017?
We know it’s not easy to choose and keep up with the new and better riding boots that come out every year. Maybe you don’t have time or maybe you like to wait for reviews to come out before browsing stores, because quality costs and also takes time to appraise. If you’re a veteran rider you already know what you want in a pair of boots, choosing will be easier. If you’re a beginner you may want to read our article on how to choose your first pair of equestrian riding boots. Here are the top rated riding boots the current year has to offer.
Ariat Women’s Round up Remuda Work Boot review
A classic model from Ariat, this elegant Round Up leather boot comes with a deep flower shaped scallop. A pair of mule ears frame the scallop to help pull the boot on.
A complex flower stitching covers the shaft, providing a unique look.
Wide square toe and Ariat Four Layer Rebound footbed for comfort, and the two-row stitch pattern for durability make this the perfect cowgirl boot for… read more here.
Mountain Horse Women’s Protective Jod Shoes
These boots are a curiosity in the riding industry as being one of the first ever certified as safety footwear. Upper leather is toughened and treated for excessive wear an tearing. The steel toe can withstand 1500 kg pressure and 200 joule impact, while completely allowing the boot to go in and out the stirrup with ease, a feature not to be taken lightly.
Ariat Women’s Midtown Fashion Boot review
A fashionable riding boot, made out of soft, full-grain leather, and packing a duratread outsole, the usual quality one can expect from Ariat, a leading equestrian boot manufacturer. At the back, a full length premium quality coiled zipper, with keeper and zipper guard at the top to make this boot easy and fast to put on… read more here.
Rieker Women’s Aurica D6082 by Remonte Boots
Rieker makes this riding boot stand out with its beautiful curved line transition from vamp to shaft. This equestrian inspired design maintains a surprisingly reasonable price with its beautiful brown leather upper, soft and supple, comfortable interior. Detailed with back and side zip entries, as well as double elastic goring.
Hunter Boot Balmoral Lady Neoprene Boot
A rubber riding boot made the top today in the form of this equestrian Balmoral Hunter graced us with. If waterproofing is what you’re looking, look no further. Rugged enough for muddy trails as well as slippery sidewalks, it doesn’t lack in style either. Comfort is provided by a removable insole and an EVA midsole with heel grip for extra support.
Dublin Monarch Ladies Field Boot review
Dublin, the Australian label, does not go overboard with the range of boots they build, but they do a pretty good job providing features you’ll only find in more expensive boots. This Field Boot is perfect for schooling or showing, having a punched toe cap for a clean, show ring look. Black leather, zipper down the back, elastic gusset on both sides of the boot… read more here.
Still not satisfied? If you consider our top boot selection to be lacking, we have some more new riding boots that stood out when we were doing our research.
Clarks Women’s Faralyn May Riding Boot comes in black combi and in dark brown leather, brought to us straight from Somerset, England.
Clarks have been making footwear since 1825, and all that experience can be found in this pair of comfortable riding boots. Side zipper, easy fit, and the wool lining makes these ideal for chill weather.
Ariat Womens Heritage III Lace Paddock don’t only live up to the Ariat name, but are the perfect example of the perfect short boot. A traditional style from the top innovators in the field of performance riding boots, the Heritage III wields a premium full grain upper and an elastic gore panel, making them ideal for both horse riding and walking.
These riding boots have been on the market for years and the 5 star reviews keep pouring in. Worked and tested by countless people, you can’t go wrong with the Heritage III Lace Paddock from Ariat.
Calvin Klein Women’s Donnily Riding Boots take the podium for elegance in equestrian footwear with the exquisite embossed detailing on the 100% leather upper and shaft. A zipper on the outside and one in the back add to the novelty of this boot. Calvin Klein has some of the best designers in the world, and it shows here.
There are a lot of equestrian riding boots we’d like to squeeze in this list but we do have to stop somewhere!
And for this we picked a pair of riding wellies.
Aigle Aiglentine Boots are a pair of Wellington riding boots from the already renowned Aigle. Made from natural rubber, with gusset and buckle fastening, this equestrian design manmade wellie is lightweight and waterproof, suited for rough terrain.
The Aigle logo sits discrete on the the fastening strap.
Can 2017 bring any new riding boots worth looking at? If it does, we’ll be here to keep you up to date.