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Does anyone make ready to wear pull on field boots

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  • Does anyone make ready to wear pull on field boots

    Ok ... So I am tired of breaking zippers. What I would like to to buy a nice pair of pull on field boots. Frankly, they fit and look better on my than anything else I've tried and I never worry about the zipper breaking.

    Does anyone still make them or will I have to go custom?

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    • #3
      Smith-Worthington has some on close out:

      I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


      • #4
        Check eBay and Craigslist. There are plenty of used, and quite a few new ones that have been sitting around in someone's closet waiting to be re-homed.


        • #5
          EQUUS Now has some Ariat Crowne Pros on close out for $195. I'm on the lookout for a pair myself.


          • #6
            Quick tip: definitely take a look around for gently used ones in a size that works for you. Often they can be found looking pretty much brand new (horse folks change their minds a lot, so newer stuff gets sold often, LOL) but already through most of the breaking in/softening/dropping period. Which can be nice to not have your ankles and behind the knees rubbed raw.
            Also check the Coth Classifieds. I bought a pair of used field boots on here ages ago...they got here looking brand new but were also comfy as heck. Kinda awesome getting new boots for a LOT less and already broken in.
            You jump in the saddle,
            Hold onto the bridle!
            Jump in the line!


            • #7
              Search around, consignment places have them. I was lucky enough to score a pair of Konigs for 200 bucks from one of these places that I had gussets added to, and which fit me like they were custom made for me. I have sworn I will only wear pull ons until I am too old and busted up to get them on. I have seen "wardrobe malfunction" with zips too many times to convince me they are good.


              • #8
                Der Dau

                I still love the old Der pull ons. I have (knock on wood) never had issues with my zippers, but the ders are always in the trailer just incase!


                • #9
                  Yep, Der Dau. Usually Manhattan Saddlery has them cheap, too.
                  Born under a rock and owned by beasts!


                  • #10
                    I have two pairs of Ariats that I grabbed on eBay, and my brown boots, also from eBay, are Dehners and Marlboroughs, both pull ons. I haven't tried Smith Worhtington boots, but I have their tack and love it


                    • #11
                      I have a pair of Elite pull on field boots, which I love. I am not sure if they still offer them without zips anymore, but if you can find a pair they are wonderful IMO. I also recommend the Ariat Crownes someone mentioned, I tried both when I bought my Elites and was torn between which ones to buy, since both were so nice.


                      • #12
                        I did a search for this post because I just saw these:



                        • Original Poster

                          Thanks to everyone for the suggestions --- tough fit issues -- good to know there are some around. Unfortunately the Ariats and the Elites are a definite no go for me


                          • #14
                            Olsons Tack in Bellevue, WA has Konig pull on field boots on clearance - marked down to $300 from $900.

                            Ask me how I know...