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  • brown boots?

    I have seen men competing in xc with brown boots but was unsure if it was acceptable for women to wear brown field boots as well? I saw a pair in my local consignment tack shop recently and would love to find them (not that I can afford new customs but if i see something on Ebay or in the consignment shops...) ( i did a quick search and didn't see that this had been addressed, sorry if it has) Thanks!

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    You can wear brown. It's becoming popular in dressage to have brown dress boots. I have a pair of semi-custom Cavallos in a lovely dark brown

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    • #3
      brown boots

      I wear my brown Mountain Horse tall boots for XC all the time. I love them and don't worry if they get dirty. I keep them clean but they're not shiny like my black dressage boots. Of course my XC colors are brown and red which is another reason I like the brown boots.

      I have not worn them for dressage but have worn them for stadium when it runs before xc.

      Mary in Western NY
      http://www.BPEquine.com

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      • #4
        Brown boots in the Jumpers (cover of PH)

        Though it's a male, the rider on the cover of Practical Horseman is rocking cool brown boots! (Jumper)

        I love them!
        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        Equine & Pet Portrait Artist
        www.elainehickman.com
        **Morgans Do It All**

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        • #5
          I showed x-country and jumpers in my 3-buckle brown field boots from Dehner. They're great and comfortable (like the look too!). http://www.dehner.com/pics/largephot...boot_large.jpg

          Remember, Han Solo wore these boots at the very end of Star Wars when they were getting their medals...well, he did.
          "Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc"

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          • #6
            There were some really gorgeous used brown Dehners in my size at Maryland Saddlery the last time I was there. I couldn't quite justify it, but it was tough to walk away!

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            • #7
              I have a lovely pair of brown field boots that I actually wore for dressage last year with a brown tweed coat (as both are legal under the rules for dressage attire at a HT). I was riding a very coppery chestnut - and I thought we looked pretty polished
              ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
              www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/

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              • #8
                I quite like both the brown and black!
                "Red on the right, white on the left, insanity in the middle."

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                • #9
                  I used to have a dun colored Connemara and always fantasized about wearing brown boots with navy and cream!! I thought that would look pretty flashy!
                  Grab mane and kick on!

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