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    09-07-2010, 07:55 AM
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My daughter is going to start riding English next year (I know nothing about it) but I think it is called Hunter under saddle. My friend rides saddle seat and is very helpful but thinks the traditional tall boots with no ties are the boots my daughter should get. I like the tall boots with ties. From pictures I see online they seem to be very popular.

What are they wearing in your area? If it matters, my daughter prefers the no ties
     
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    09-08-2010, 12:31 AM
  #2
Green Broke
In the hunter barn I ride at, there are zipper and laces, so I am guessing it doesn't really matter for the show ring. For the hunt field, depending on what hunt etiquette book you read, laces are a no-no....

If your daughter is just going to be showing in schooling shows for now, she can even wear paddock boots and half chaps. There is no requirement to wear tall boots for lessons. I don't find them as comfortable to wear on a regular basis and prefer to wear paddock boots and half chaps for lessons and boots for showing. Other people prefer tall boots all the time.... There are rubber boots also available for riding, which are cheaper, but can last quite a few years as well. If your daughter is still growing, it might be a good option to look at as well. In the end, whatever is most comfortable for her to wear.
     
    09-08-2010, 06:40 AM
  #3
Banned
I am not sure about breed show hunter under saddle, but at hunter type shows field boots are the norm. Field boots are the tall boots with the laces in the front of the ankle.

I believe dress boots (no laces) are the norm for dressage.

If she is only doing smaller schooling type shows and you find a deal I am sure either would work.
     
    09-08-2010, 07:37 AM
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Thank you both! Well she would rather have the boots without the ties she didn't get them. I found a better deal on boots with a tie so....
     
    09-08-2010, 07:40 AM
  #5
Banned
If she is doing hunter stuff, in the long run she will be happier with the boots with the ties.
     
    09-08-2010, 05:42 PM
  #6
Green Broke
I would recommend some kind of field boot.
     
    09-08-2010, 05:44 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Yes, hunters use field boots. Dress boots are normally used for dressage.
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