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post #1 of 8 Old 11-19-2012, 10:45 PM Thread Starter
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Can these boots be used to show in?

Would I be able to wear these in a dressage show? Most likely I will just being doing the training level dressage and nothing higher. If you look at the picture part of it laces up and I didnít know if this was allowed or not. The brand is Devon Aire Style 755. Thanks in advance for your help!
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post #2 of 8 Old 11-19-2012, 11:30 PM
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Always double check your national rules but I would say yes, absolutely. I showed/rode in field boots just like those for a number of years (I just got dress boots a year and a half ago). I think as long as you aren't showing FEI levels, that you are okay! :)
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I am in the US most likely showing in the Oklahoma/ Kansas area.
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I'm not familiar with the US rules, as I'm in Canada, but near as I can tell with skimming through the USEF rules you should be fine in those. The rules read just boots, not specifically dress or field boots. I know around here they would be perfectly acceptable.

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http://www.usef.org/documents/ruleBook/2012/08-DR.pdf , on page 21, is where I read that. I'm assuming this is the rule book that you would follow.
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Field boots are fine for the lower levels.

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I've shown in field boots in training level.
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Ok thanks for the help!
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post #8 of 8 Old 11-27-2012, 02:10 PM
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Depends on the competition. You need to check with your organisers. If you do top level stuff then they are not suitable (Uk and Europe)
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