Is there anything worse than cold, wet feet while doing yard work on a chilly winter’s day? No.
The traditional and practical footwear to keep your feet dry — the humble wellington boot is still hugely popular and a staple for every horse owner and rider’s wardrobe.
Here’s our pick of six of the best wellies available to buy now.
Colours: Black, navy, aubergine, heather
These boots offer Grubs’ unique technology in a lightweight, easy-clean, rubber shell. The back of the boot has a stretch bellow that allows them to fit almost any calf. The inside features a fun, zigzag-patterned, Superdri lining that wicks moisture away. The thousands of fibre loops that enclose the foot help keep your feet dry and comfortable, without sweat and heat build-up.
Aigle Parcours 2 Wellington Boots
Colours: Bronze, brown, black, green
A smart looking wellington boot that offers exceptional comfort, making them a great choice for yard work and country walks with the dog. To keep your feet happy, there’s a shock-absorbing insole and cushioning in the heel. There’s also a quick-drying lining and the sole offers cushioning and stability over various terrain.
Ariat Burford Insulated Rubber Boots
Colours: Olive green, navy, brown
The Burford combines the traditional look and use of a welly with added style. Created with waterproof, vulcanised rubber to keep your feet dry, these wellies have a shock-absorbing EVA midsole for all-day foot comfort.
Using Ariat’s ATS Pro technology, the Burford has a moisture-wicking layer for comfort and durability with Agion technology for odour defence and a 3.5mm neoprene lining for warmth.
The adjustable leather strap closure and leather trim are a stylish touch, and the easy-off heel kick feature and Duratread outsole make these boots a must this winter.
Caldene Westfield Wellington
Colours: Green or chocolate
A good pair of wellies are a must for any horse owner, which is why these boots have been made from tough and durable rubber with a soft 3mm neoprene lining for the ultimate comfort.
The Westfield wellies are perfect for mucking out, climbing up muddy fields or walking the dog. Practical and stylish, they are finished with a textured matte finish and come in a unisex fit.
The adjustable side gusset allows you to create the perfect fit for wider calves.
Rockfish Adjustable Matt Wellingtons
Colours: Black, purple grape, dark chocolate, dragonfly, racing green, earl grey, willow
A great all-rounder, these wellingtons are made from a high-performance rubber formula that’s resistant to horse urine. They feature an extra deep adjustable gusset for a wider calf fit and have a shock-absorbing foam insole and footbed for comfort.
The ergonomic fit to your ankle and calf ensure the best possible fit, making these a great looking, practical boot for all your yard jobs.
Le Chameau Women’s Vierzonord Neoprene Lined Wellingtons
Colours: Vert chameau, vert vierzon, marron fonce
A neoprene-lined boot for everyday country life, the Vierzonord has an adjustable, waterproof gusset and warm, insulating 3mm neoprene lining.
A dual-density cross sole absorbs shock, with a shank reinforcement for stability and arch support to reduce fatigue.
The abrasion-resistant outsole offers surefooted traction, while a combination of natural rubber and neoprene allows the boot to flex with your foot movement for comfort, as well as insulating against the cold.