We all want to look smart when we're out competing and your riding boots can complete your look.
Picking the right pair of boots is crucial - not just to complement the rest of your competition clothing, but they need to comfortable so you can concentrate on your riding.
Here's our pick of four of the nicest looking boots around.
Mark Todd Leather Competition Boots
These seriously smart boots are made in super soft, high quality leather with a discreet elasticated panel that runs alongside the full-length back zip.
The flattering, close fitting design gives a classy look, while the slimline sole offers excellent contact and grip.
There’s a Field boot or dress style available, so there’s something to suit everyone.
Sizes: 37 to 43 (37 to 45 in std/std Field Boot) in a choice of calf width and length.
For stockists www.wefi.co.uk
These sumptuous Italian calf leather boots have many features to ensure your comfort. There’s a behind-the-knee mobility curve, for additional comfort in the riding position, elastic laces to reduce instep pressure and the use of Ariat’s exclusive ATS Luxe technology.
A perforated full-grain leather sockliner features a unique mesh border for breathability and comfort, the full-length anatomically engineered footbed has cushioned arch support and a recessed heel pad for energy return, for superior comfort.
Another unique element is the elasticised panel on the lateral side and oiled inner calf panel for extra grip.
Available in black in sizes 3 – 8.5
For stockists www.ariat.com
Konigs Polo Primera boots
For those of you who like to stand out from the crowd and follow the latest horsey trends, these boots from Konig are for you.
The on-trend Polo Primera boots are crafted from the finest Italian leather and feature a full lace-up polo front.
Sporting a zip at the back that’s protected by top and bottom flaps means you don’t have to worry about getting in a tangle with the laces.
Available in camel or black, in standard sizes 2-7, including half sizes
RRP £568* for sizes 2 – 5.5
RRP £710* for sizes 6 and above.
For stockists www.zebraproducts.co.uk
Dublin Arderin Tall Dress Boots
The Arderin Tall Dress Boots are made from stretch PU and leather upper for a perfect fit. With a breathable mesh lining to keep your feet at a cool temperature and a high Spanish cut topline for an elegant finish, these boots are ideal for riders wanting to merge syolte with a close-fit.
The rubber outsole provides you with grip and a RCS footbed for moisture wicking and to keep you comfortable in the saddle.
Size Childs 1/33 RR – 3/35.5 RR
Adults L4/37 RS – Adults L9/43 RR
RRP Adults £124.99*
For stockists www.dublinclothing.co.uk
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