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    07-15-2013, 07:51 PM
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Best winter riding boots

I will be looking at spending a good amount of money on riding/winter boots for both the barn and outside at work. What are the best ones you recommend?
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    07-15-2013, 08:45 PM
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    07-15-2013, 09:21 PM
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2nd for Mountain Horse.
     
    07-16-2013, 01:18 AM
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I have Mountain Horse Active Winter Rider boots and I LOVE them, they keep my toes warm even on the coldest days Illinois can throw at me :) The zipper twists around the heel so sometimes it's a little bit stubborn, but it works. I was actually sad when it got warmer out because they're so comfortable.
     
    07-16-2013, 01:25 AM
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I have Dubarry knockoffs (Dublin boots), and if you put Welly socks in them they are very warm.
I teach all winter long in an unheated arena and I have Raynauds. The biggest trick to warm feet is keeping them dry! For the really cold days I will put boot warmers in my boots too.

Not a huge fan of Mountain Horse - I find they don't last very well and are not very waterproof. My Dublins lasted 7 months of continual wear, and I've just now scrubbed clean and re-waterproofed them.
     
    07-16-2013, 01:56 AM
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Dublins make winter boots????? Ok googling them now....
     
    07-16-2013, 02:11 AM
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Originally Posted by waresbear    
Dublins make winter boots????? Ok googling them now....
It's just their normal boots - but with welly socks I find them way warmer than anything else I've tried.

I know Dubarry makes winter ones, but for $800, no thanks I will take my knockoffs!!
     
    07-16-2013, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by My2Geldings    
I will be looking at spending a good amount of money on riding/winter boots for both the barn and outside at work. What are the best ones you recommend?
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For Canada?

I LOVE Mt Horse though. I have a lighter version of their winter boots, however I've seen really warm ones (I believe even with the fur).
     
    07-16-2013, 09:12 AM
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Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~    
My Dublins lasted 7 months of continual wear, and I've just now scrubbed clean and re-waterproofed them.
I wear my Mt Horse for 3 winters (Nov - Mar) already... Still look like new (OK, OK, somewhat dirty of course).
     
    07-16-2013, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~    
I have Dubarry knockoffs (Dublin boots), and if you put Welly socks in them they are very warm.
I teach all winter long in an unheated arena and I have Raynauds. The biggest trick to warm feet is keeping them dry! For the really cold days I will put boot warmers in my boots too.

Not a huge fan of Mountain Horse - I find they don't last very well and are not very waterproof. My Dublins lasted 7 months of continual wear, and I've just now scrubbed clean and re-waterproofed them.
I had to look up the style of boot you mentioned. The only problem is the boot has to be black.


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For Canada?
I'm glad you posted that, because that probably would have made a difference to let everyone we get true winters out here

Something else I should have mentioned, that I don't normally advertise, is I am a funeral director which is why I need good winter boots. 40% of our service involve us going to a cemetery and spending 30 mins- 1 hour at a time outside. That's why I know I can trust my fellow horse owners to give me suggestions of good winter boots(that I will also use outside when I go see and ride the horses).
     

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