Many of us are looking for new boots for this winter! So, for those of you who already have winter boots you love, tell us about them! What brand are they? What do you like about them? How have they held up? How is the sizing?
Links, pictures, etc would also be awesome, but not necissary
Me too! My calves are tiny, and I really want something that I can feel my horse with, so a big bulky boot is not my preference. Although, I do want warmth. And waterproof is a must for me. I also heard some rub your saddle too much, some have problem with the zippers, etc. It makes the decision super hard!
So fellow riders- We really need to know! What's working for you?!
I have the Mountain Horse ones with the black fleece lining. They were around $150. The zipper is up the outside instead the back of the leg. It seems to reduce the stress on it. Hopefully it will last many seasons. Last winter was hell and they were fantastic. Yes, the calf is a bit large, but them you're also tucking fleece lined riding pants into them so it sort of offsets. I do ride with a 1/2" bigger stirrup in winter since winter boots are fatter all the way around.
What do the tall boots do for you ? Other than the look and style ? Not being smart, I honestly am just wondering, I generally ride in Ariat endurance, or Justin water proof lacers in either and endurance or Aussi saddle.
I've been scouring ebay for a pair of mountain horse ones. The quilted looking ones with the white fleece coming out the top.
I hope some more people will reply for a recommendation!
EDIT: They're called stella polaris.