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    06-19-2012, 07:12 AM
Darn I was hoping one of the farriers would be a smart alec and post how many shoes they have in their trucks..
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    06-19-2012, 07:56 AM
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2 for active use (my army boots and sandals).

Riding boots + shoes for winter riding.

3 or 4 pairs of high-heeled shoes for celebrations.

Few pairs of old, already small or otherwise out of use shoes which I should sell/give/throw away but I haven't managed to do that.
    06-19-2012, 09:34 AM
I don't know if I want to count & find out. I love shoes, particularly boots & flip flops. I have a shelf thing with 15 cubby holes, there are at least 3 pairs in each. Then there's the mud room closet that has barn gear, probably 15 pairs of western boots, 2 pairs of field boots, 1 pair of paddock boots, 3 pairs of rubber muck boots, wonder DH makes a point to say "are you really buying another pair of boots?" when I insist we go to Boot City when visiting his sister.
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    06-19-2012, 10:09 AM
Oh man let the shame begin..
Heels.. around 30 pairs
Sneakers.. 3 running, 1 junk sneakers, 2 dresser sneakers
Sandals.. before my puppy chewed 3 pairs I had 5 down to 2
High mud/rain boots.. 2
Ankle mud boots... 2
Riding boots..3
Miscellanous shoes...20 or so

Give or take that's about the amount of shoes I have... my mom doesnt let me near the shoe departmetns when we go shopping :( I always come out with atleast 1 new pair of shoes... its a weakness
    06-19-2012, 12:02 PM
2 Sorrel winter boots
2 wellies
3 runners
1 flip flops
1 work boots
1 "summer" long boots
1 "winter" long boots
1 dress shoes
    06-19-2012, 12:25 PM
4 western boots
3 dress shoes
2flip flops
1 work boots
1 winter boots
1 running shoes
And 1 pair that are really ugly but I wear them everyday cause there so comfy! And idk what to call them
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    06-19-2012, 12:36 PM
Shoes, as in actual, proper genuine ladies type shoe....a big fat 0


3 pairs cowboy boots
4 pairs of trainers
2 pairs of riding trainers
1 pair Muck boots
1 pair Brit Colts
1 pair of paddock boots on the way as we speak
2 pairs long English boots
2 pairs steel toe cap safety work boots
2 pairs of sandals

I think that is it
    06-19-2012, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by tinyliny    
Another thread on bits , and bit "collecting" got me thinking about shoes, and how many pairs the "average" American , Canadian , Aussie or Brit (and others, I just don't have all day to list you all) has in their closet. This is mostly aimed at women, but you men can chime in.

Just think about it! Remember (you older folks) how the media made a big deal about Imelda Marcos and her thousands of pairs of shoe? Or those pictures of people who have like rotating closets to show each pair of shoe?
I say to myself, "oh, I dont' have anywhere near that many shoes! I am a simple person when it comes to clothes; just what I really need. "

Yeah , right! Including sandals, flip flops, snow boots, slippers, paddock, show or cowboy boots, dress shoes, high heels, running shoes, water socks, I must have 25 pairs of shoes. And that's just ones I actually wear. There are more that are too old and worn out, but I haven't thrown them away.

Like you I have an assortment of various shoes, all of which were bought BC (before child.)

Nowadays all I buy (and wear) are work boots/shoes. I have about 3 pair of those tan construction type of boots men wear (only when I can find them small enough) 3 pair of Mucks boots with various treads, 3 pair of super cheap sneakers, all covered in poop, of course. About three super duper winter work boots....
Yeah... my feet are sooo pretty from all of those!
I think the last time I wore heals was in... um... ah....(thinking)..... ??
    06-19-2012, 01:25 PM
Leopard print flats, metallic flats, black flats, fashion boots, rubber boots, cowboy boots, "hippie" sandals, running shoes, John Deere Romeos, DV skate shoes, laced Toms, Vans.
12 or so pairs (I might be forgetting some)
Hey, between my horse chores and riding and long boarding obsession, I require a bunch of shoes. ;P
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    06-19-2012, 01:26 PM
Ah crap I forgot my heels,
Silver heels, black slingbacks, pink platforms.
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