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  • New Tredstep Tall Boots

    Got the new Dover catalog and noticed two styles of gorgeous Tredstep tall boots! I see SmartPak is featuring them in the new products section as well.

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/tredste...80038/cn/1407/

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/tredste...80037/cn/1407/

    These look GORGEOUS! Especially for the price. I've never had Tredstep products myself, but have heard wonderful things about them.

    So...how about the new tall boots? Does anyone have these yet and have any feedback?
    "Last time I picked your feet, you broke my toe!"

  • #2
    I have a friend who has them and showed in them the other weekend... she LOVES them. they reminded me in person of the Ariat Monacos... I was shocked to hear they were only $250... I'm buying some (after I get my paycheck)

    apparently theyre a BREEZE to break in, too.... i agree... they're GORGEOUS!
    proud momma of an evil grey QH/Arab who can jump the moon... and he stole my heart

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    • #3
      I love, love, LOVE my Tredstep half chaps and am in the market for some new tall boots as well. I have almost worn through the leather on my Ariat Crown Field Boots. They are, thus far, the most comfortable tall boots I have ever worn that weren't custom.

      I would be interested in hearing if anyone has worn these Tredstep boots as well. They look very nice (especially the Donatellos) and the price looks even better!!
      No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.
      - Winston Churchill

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      • #4
        Oooh, I might have to quit my Mountain Horse addiction and try these the next time I'm in need of new boots.

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        • #5
          huh. Might have to try these out, but I can't find the size chart anywhere? Am I just blind?

          I have wacky legs (why I like the tredstep half chaps... TONS of size options, even though my last pair has had some problems, they at least fit well), so I need to know exactly what "regular" and "medium" means...
          "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

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            #6
            Originally posted by caffeinated View Post
            huh. Might have to try these out, but I can't find the size chart anywhere? Am I just blind?

            I have wacky legs (why I like the tredstep half chaps... TONS of size options, even though my last pair has had some problems, they at least fit well), so I need to know exactly what "regular" and "medium" means...
            Smartpak has them!

            http://www.smartpakequine.com/Produc...5&cm_vc=Search

            http://www.smartpakequine.com/Produc...4&cm_vc=Search

            though I swear I saw slightly different numbers on the size charts in the Dover catalog (then again, I've found errors on their size charts before, so who knows). Tredstep doesn't appear to have them on their website.
            "Last time I picked your feet, you broke my toe!"

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            • #7
              I'm waiting for them to make dress boots. I've never liked field boots for some reason
              OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!

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              • #8
                Too bad I got dumpy ariats just last year... eBay? Do I hear a bid?????

                I'll wait for dress boots.
                "Dressage" is just a fancy word for flatwork

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                • #9
                  WOW, I love those! I was wondering when Tredstep was going to come out with something.

                  I'm curious if anyone has seen either of them compared side by side. I actually like the looks of the Donatello (cheaper) one better. Hmmmmm.....

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by KateKat View Post
                    I'm curious if anyone has seen either of them compared side by side. I actually like the looks of the Donatello (cheaper) one better. Hmmmmm.....
                    I do too, but looks like the other ones have more sizing options, heh.
                    "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

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                    • #11
                      I was all excited until I saw the sizing chart. *sigh*

                      I double dog dare someone to make an inexpensive boot that is over 20" in height.
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                      • #12
                        Sizing woes....

                        My tredstep half chaps are beyond beautiful, but they ran on the snug side of the proclaimed measurements. I'm going to take 'em to Outback and see if they can make them fit me. They zip, but it's like stuffing a sausage casing. (such an attractive image, I know)
                        I tolerate all kinds of animal idiosyncrasies.
                        I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09

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                        • #13
                          A close eventing friend of mine had a pair of Tredstep tall boots and after two months of just about daily use, they stretched out and turned a yucky gray-green color. She could no longer use them for competition use and now they are her barn/work boots.

                          On the other hand, my hunter/jumper friend who doesn't ride every day (and when she does it's not multiple horses!) has had a pair that have lasted nicely for almost a year.

                          Just my two cents!
                          "Red on the right, white on the left, insanity in the middle."

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                          • #14
                            Hi there all,

                            I am from Tredstep and was sent the link to this conversation about the new Tredstep Boots. I thought I might be able to help clear up any confusion and answer any questions you may have. The new boots are truely great and have some really exciting features which help them flex and perform like no other. We have never made tall boots before but felt that after 20 years experience we had alot to offer. It is hard to explain in words how great they are without sounding like I am blowing our own trumpet, the only way to find out is to try on a pair and then you will feel and experience the difference. Let me know how you get on

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by ltmac View Post
                              A close eventing friend of mine had a pair of Tredstep tall boots and after two months of just about daily use, they stretched out and turned a yucky gray-green color. She could no longer use them for competition use and now they are her barn/work boots.
                              Are you sure she didn't have "treadstones?"

                              I don't think (and the other post confirms it) Tredstep has made tall boots before.
                              "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

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                              • #16
                                I just saw them in the new Dover catalog too. I'm in the market for new tall boots, but I need something that will hold up for everyday riding of two horses plus shows (and still clean up nice). They have to be comfortable as I walk around a lot in them too.
                                - paintmare


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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by RacetrackReject View Post
                                  I was all excited until I saw the sizing chart. *sigh*

                                  I double dog dare someone to make an inexpensive boot that is over 20" in height.

                                  Agreed!! I am impossible...size 11 foot, wide calf, and 6' tall. Boots either seem to come in the width I need, OR the height I need, never ever both. So frustrating, since I know there are so many others out there with the same problem. If Tredstep offered the variety of sizes in tall boots that they do in half chaps, I would be beyond thrilled!
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by RacetrackReject View Post
                                    I was all excited until I saw the sizing chart. *sigh*

                                    I double dog dare someone to make an inexpensive boot that is over 20" in height.
                                    I second that!
                                    I love my OTTB! I get my dressage test done faster!

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by caffeinated View Post
                                      Are you sure she didn't have "treadstones?"

                                      I don't think (and the other post confirms it) Tredstep has made tall boots before.
                                      Oops! I'm so sorry, I believe I mixed them up! Thank you for clearing it up.
                                      "Red on the right, white on the left, insanity in the middle."

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by RacetrackReject View Post
                                        I was all excited until I saw the sizing chart. *sigh*

                                        I double dog dare someone to make an inexpensive boot that is over 20" in height.
                                        They look really nice... but I have the opposite problem. I need them shorter! I have a really short calf compared to my foot and calf size! Wonder how much they would drop?

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