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  1. #1
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    Default Heel lifts

    I keep seeing these mentioned in a lot of the tall boots threads and wanted to know what everyone was referring to. Is it the gel heel pad you can place in you r shoe or something entirely different? Where do you find them? I can only afford an off the rack pair of boots and since I am falling between regular and tall heights it is looking like I will have to invest in a pair for my boots.



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    They are small rubber wedges that you put in your boot. Lots of people use them while breaking in tall boots so they don't kill the backs of their knees, lol. You should be able to find them at tack stores...I'm thinking of getting a pair to help with my new tall boots. They should be a couple of dollars...
    "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."



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    I had them in my tall boots while I was breaking them in for the exact reason Ainsley stated above. Mine were Ariat brand, and I got them at my local tack shop. They're also in the Dover catalog, I believe.
    Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.



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    "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."



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    Great! Thanks Ladies! I am pretty sure I am going to need a pair



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    We got ours at the local cobbler's shop. They come in different widths so you might want to bring your boots with you to see which will fit best.



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    I have bought them at Walmart.



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    I ordered mine through Amazon (I live in nowheresville). It's amazing the difference a little lift makes. You never know when you're going to need 'em!



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    They have them at a lot of drugstores...CVS, Walgreens, etc.. They are with all the stinky foot powder and Dr. Scholl's products.


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    Got mine from Beval's
    Y'all ain't right!



  11. #11
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    Here's a link -
    Inexpensive & always in stock...

    http://www.equusnow.com/products/heel-wedges.html



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