Horseback Riding Footwear
Examples of Red Pine Horseback Riding Footwear
Paddock boots have laces from above the ankle down to just above the toes. The heel is low and well-defined.
Tall Riding Boots
There are several styles of tall boots. Any designed for horseback riding will be acceptable.
Equestrian Sport Boots
Sport boots come up well-above the ankle, they are closed with laces, are usually padded inside, and have a well-defined heel.
An oxford shoe will have this type of heel, and laces are used to secure the shoe on to the foot.
English Jodhpur Boots
Jodhpur boots are a slip-on style; some jodhpur boots have zippers.
DO NOT BUY A LOAFER-STYLE SHOE FOR RIDING.
Loafers are low, step-in shoes with tops that resemble moccasins. Usually made of leather, they have broad flat heels and a smooth sole. Loafers have no shoelaces.
Do NOT purchase this shoe for riding.