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post #1 of 7 Old Yesterday, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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Riding In Noble Muck Boots?

I was wondering-

Do you think I would be able to ride english and/or western in these? Jump?

https://www.doversaddlery.com/noble-...t/p/X1-380893/

https://www.doversaddlery.com/noble-...h/p/X1-380998/

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post #2 of 7 Old Yesterday, 08:57 PM
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can't speak to the jumping but if I rode in those I would put cages on my stirrups. They won't slip out of the stirrups easily.

I'm thinking of riding in my snow boots which have a similar tread. But I might start riding bareback this winter, it's warmer.
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post #3 of 7 Old Yesterday, 09:12 PM
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I don't think they'd have much flexibility around the ankle which is the first thing I look for in a riding boot. Impossible to keep your heels down in those, and if you do manage to push them down, they're quickly going to develop cracks around the ankles.
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post #4 of 7 Old Today, 10:36 AM
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I ride in Muck brand boots in the winter. Only if I have my caged endurance stirrups which are wider or bareback though.
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I tried in mine and hated it. They were too stiff to ride properly with stirrups, and even bareback they were so thick that I could barely feel my horse's sides.

I tried because someone had told me that she did it sometimes. I don't know how she did that, honestly.

ETA: Also, I bought two pairs of these last year. The first pair was great, but the second pair was terribly stiff, even for walking, and rubbed my ankles and heel badly. I would buy again (they really are great muck boots and definitely waterproof), but I'd try them on in the store first if possible, or be prepared to return them.
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post #6 of 7 Old Today, 12:09 PM
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Just personal opinion but I really dislike the idea of using a boot like that for stirrup use.

Probably cheaper, and definitely safer to find some good winter socks that you can wear with your normal riding boots instead.
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post #7 of 7 Old Today, 12:12 PM
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Absolutely not unless you buy 'cages' to reduce the risk of getting your feet stuck in the stirrups.
I bought a pair two years ago, just for barn/outdoor work and they were leaking by the time the next winter came around.

Look for something that's got a smooth sole if you want to ride in them

The 'real' Muck Boot's Arctic Adventure range have smoother soles and are less bulky
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