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3 Casual Ways To Wear Horseback Riding Boots In California

Whether you’re an equestrian or not, you’ve got to love their classic footwear!  Horseback Riding boots are one of the best styles for a flat boot and are always a timeless style, where inspired by classic hunter/jumpers, polo players, or cowboys.

3 ways to wear equestrian boots

The just-under-the-knee black or brown leather boots remind us of something that would be worn by a dashing gentleman and a lady on a prancing white stallion, or even hazy images of Calamity Jane flying across the prairie.

If you’re dreaming of joining the hunt, galloping down the field beside HRH Prince Harry, or trick riding in a wild west show, trot on to find the perfect equestrian riding boot.

Below are 3 ways to wear riding boots depending on the style of riding that suits your mood – you’ll be prancing down the cobblestones in no time!


3 Ways To Wear Riding Boots

1. Classic Riding Hunter Boots: A true equestrian wears Ariat dress boots which are fully functional for days in the saddle as well as running around town. These boots are elongating and slimming and look great paired with colorful skinny pants or jeans. A cozy sweater and a colorful scarf complete this casual look.

SHOP the Boots (exact): Ariat Westchester zip Boot – $409.95

3 Ways To Wear Riding Boots; The Prince Harry Edition

Classic Hunter/Jumper Inspired Footwear

2. Polo Hunting Riding Boots: For a hunting style look, chestnut colored leather Hispar polo boots look yummy with these green skinny pants. Pair them with a neutral-toned, egg shell sweater and a tank or t-shirt to layer underneath.

SHOP the boots (exact): Hispar Invader – $220

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Polo-inspired footwear

3. Cowboy Western Boots: If you air on the cowgirl side rather than the classic equestrian side, a cowboy inspired fashion boot will be up your yee-haa! alley.  Ariat Hacienda Boots have cutout laser insets, looking great with dark skinny jeans. Boho or gypsy inspired accessories, a scarf, and hoop earrings pair nicely with riding boots and will make you feel more like Jessica Simpson in The Dukes of Hazard than Kate Middleton at the polo field.

SHOP the Boots (exact): Ariat Hacienda Boots – $299

3 Ways To Wear Riding Boots; The Prince Harry Edition

Cowboy-inspired footwear

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About The Author

Cara Helminski has been horse obsessed since day one. Her riding career started at age 2, and has continued on to be a life long passion. She is artist specializing in painting and drawing and inspired by landscapes, people, horses, fashion and all things beautiful. She hopes to move into fashion design to launch her own equestrian fashion Line in the near future.

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