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  • Classic High Rider Dress Boots

    TOTD has a sale on these. Are they a good boot for dressage?
    If so, do they run large or small -since they don't have half sizes?
    Does the foot run narrow or wide?
    Thanks.

  • #2
    MH tends to fit wider than Ariat in both foot & calf measurements, their regular height is also a little shorter than Ariat tall boots; foot length seems about the same.

    Note that the size chart for the Classic Boot on the TOTD site is a little different than that listed on MH's site so these are likely older stock http://mountainhorseusa.net/spring_c...ress_boot.html

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      #3
      Originally posted by alto View Post
      MH tends to fit wider than Ariat in both foot & calf measurements, their regular height is also a little shorter than Ariat tall boots; foot length seems about the same.

      Note that the size chart for the Classic Boot on the TOTD site is a little different than that listed on MH's site so these are likely older stock http://mountainhorseusa.net/spring_c...ress_boot.html
      Oh, thanks so much! Comparing then to Ariats were perfect for me. A main thing though, and one that I didn't mention, was a concern about height. I am between a tall and a medium in an Ariat, so would definitely need a tall in this boot and those are not available at totd.

      Thanks!

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      • #4
        These are my dressage show boots. I haven't owned another brand of tall boots, so I can't really compare there. I'm 5'8" and the regular heigh/calf work just fine for me. I wear a size 8 - average width - and find that the boots run true to size.

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        • #5
          I have a pair of Classic High Riders and LOVE them. They are a bit different then the normal MH boots - narrower and taller in the leg. I tried a pair of 7Rs in the Ariat Maestro, and they were a bit too short - the Classic HR in a 7 was just right (a bit taller then the Ariat, at least a 1/2 inch, maybe more), and about the same through the calf. They run a bit wide in the foot, which works well for my foot. They also hold up well - including the zipper. Yeah, I kicked myself when I saw the TOTD sale - I don't NEED another pair, but at that price, was tempted...

          The High Riders in the "tall" (long) are really tall! I have a pair that I bought a few years ago at the VTO sale, and they are too tall for me (and since on sale, not returnable).

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            #6
            Thank you. I saw this at 19 past noon Eastern Time

            It ended at noon, of course - so that took some pressure to decide off, I guess.

            I appreciate both posts.

            Thanks!!

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            • #7
              No more MH on sale ???? Anywhere????

              Maybe it would be a good idea to post the addresses of any mountain horse sales going on... I just know there must be some !

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              • #8
                The last I checked, TOTD had quite a few sizes left so watch for a return of these boots on another day


                No more MH on sale ???? Anywhere????
                http://www.classicsaddlery.com/close...atherbeeta.htm

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by alto View Post
                  The last I checked, TOTD had quite a few sizes left so watch for a return of these boots on another day
                  Or, it could just be that they were ordering directly from MH and were not limited to what stock they had on-hand. If that is the case, then I doubt they'll be popping up on TOTD anytime soon.

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                  • #10
                    I bought a pair and it is all your fault!
                    See those flying monkeys? They work for me.

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                    • #11
                      ::cough cough::... I have an unneeded pair....

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                      • Original Poster

                        #12
                        Oh, it's no biggie either way.
                        nhwr, I'm glad you got some! Let us know how you like themt.
                        n2dressage, can I pick them up at your place? lol Actually, my daughter was in Berlin and Dresden last week! feel free to pm me the details.

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                          #13
                          Alto's link has pretty much the same deal. I just looked at it.

                          I appreciate all the posts in the thread. Earlier I said "two posts" when I meant "three posts" .

                          Thanks everyone.

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                          • #14
                            Got my boots today.

                            Beautiful, square toed boots and fit is really nice!
                            See those flying monkeys? They work for me.

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                            • #15
                              They're good boots for showing because they have a good look and the high side. My issue is the *^%^%% zipper breaks and won't stay up. I use black electrical tape to make them stay up. Other than that, they're a good looking, reasonably priced boot.

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