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  • Las Casas De Las Botas

    Hi,
    Does anyone have any experience with them/own a pair? The price is definitely right and they look lovely. Any and all info would be appreciated!

    Thanks in advance

  • #2
    You used to be able to buy them on the West Coast from Ayora. They are absolutely gorgeous. Only complaint I seem to hear is that they are incredibly soft and wear through easily. I guess it all depends on the leather you buy, lining you chose and how often you wear them.

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    • #3
      I have a pair and I love them. I was measured in Argentina and my brother-in-law brought them here, so I got a really good price. I think I paid less than $250. They fit well and didn't need to be broken in at all. They are really soft, and I hope they don't wear through anytime soon. I did get the calves leather, which the man there did not recommend for everyday boots, but I only wear them for shows.

      As much as I like them I don't think the quality is quite as high as Vogels, particularly the workmanship along the seams, but they do seem to be holding up well and you can't see those details unless you examine them very closely. The zippers seem to be of good quality.

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      • #4
        I got mine measured in Bs As and they mailed the finished article (custom design and fit) to me 10 days later. Couldn't be happier!
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        PSSM / EPSM and Shivers Forum
        http://pssm.xanthoria.com/
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        • #5
          I have five pairs! (We go to Argentina a lot.) I love them, they fit me better than any other boots (I've had Vogels and Parlantis, too.) The break-in time is nil. They have the coolest styles. They are pretty reasonable because I get them right from the shop in Buenos Aires. You could say I'm an addict!
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          "A good horse and a good rider are only so in mutual trust."
          -H.M.E.

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          • #6
            I am definitely interested in ordering a pair of these. I have a friend who works at Dover so I know I can get the measurements correct.

            Has anyone ordered online? Do you know if there is someone who speaks English who can talk to me over the phone? I can speak a little bit of Spanish (had fun translating the website before clicking the english button) but I'm not fluent. I like the Valentin and Javier Solis. I can't figure out what the price is in USD, though.

            On the order page, is the Italian topline like what we call a spanish topline? (high curve on top)

            For those who ordered, what models did you get with what options and what did you pay USD?

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            • #7
              I have a pair that I love. They are the "juan ayora" model without the hunt tops that I was lucky enough to pick up at Thermal two years ago. I would get another pair in a heartbeat! I really want some with patent leather...they seem to be my weakness!

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              • #8
                Are there prices on the website that I'm just not seeing? They look amazing and I need new boots. I'm tired of my vogels falling apart.

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                • #9
                  There are prices but they seem to be in Argentinian currency. I don't know how to convert... I tried but all I came up with was Arg. pesos and that definitely wasn't correct.

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                  • #10
                    Where are you seeing prices? I only see article numbers.

                    I got the Juan Ayora model with Milano detailed tops. They cost $300 USD plus $150 shipping. There was one guy in the shop who spoke a bit of English.

                    PS www.xe.com is your currency converting friend
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                    PSSM / EPSM and Shivers Forum
                    http://pssm.xanthoria.com/
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                    • #11
                      The currency here is pesos. I believe they are selling for around 300 USD. (It's 3.8 pesos to the dollar as an FYI) Shipping can be expensive, probably another 150 USD or so.

                      They have very nice boots and will do lots of fun styles.
                      Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ranchopampa or our website at www.ranchopampa.com

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                      • #12
                        Anybody have some pics of their boots? Like your own ones, after you've worn them a bit? Very interested in these and I'm going to have to fight the urge to get something unusual/fun/pretty.

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                        • #13
                          probably not the very best pictures, but here they are on two separate occasions. I love them! Can't wait to get another pair!
                          http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...e&id=201301603
                          http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...0&id=201301603

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                          • #14
                            Prices and s&h

                            Prices are not over $350+ s&h ($150).
                            The owner (Jorge) is not very good with english but if you mail him he has an assistant that can write back in english.
                            If anyone needs help with translations or the such, PM me since I am friends with the owner. I have done this before for some BBers. Recently I helped EventingDreams on her buy. Here she posts about her experience, who details all about prices,customs,etc....
                            http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum...ight=argentina
                            Maybe you can PM her and ask her how it went?
                            As for quality I love them and here is a pic of my lateset craziness:
                            http://entertainment.webshots.com/album/566433412bscHWu

                            Yes, they have gold tops, but I do the jumpers and am latin....I'm allowed to be over the top!
                            Jorge will customize any design you can come up with...very fun!
                            Viv
                            Over what hill? Where? When? I don\'t remember any hill....

                            www.freewebs.com/caballerizadelviso

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                            • #15
                              Interesting.. I emailed she told me they were 690 with shipping. I will look into these when I can afford a new pair.

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                              • #16
                                I am interested in ordering a pair too. Anyone know if you are able to customize the models of boots they have listed on their website? I am looking for a plain black pair of field boots with the sewn swagger tabs, high spanish tops, zippers, punched toe cap and spur rests. I have been having difficulty trying to find information about this and when I recieved an email back about this they just sent me payment and shipping information. Any experiences?

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                                • #17
                                  They customize...

                                  Originally posted by PictureThis1 View Post
                                  I am interested in ordering a pair too. Anyone know if you are able to customize the models of boots they have listed on their website? I am looking for a plain black pair of field boots with the sewn swagger tabs, high spanish tops, zippers, punched toe cap and spur rests. I have been having difficulty trying to find information about this and when I recieved an email back about this they just sent me payment and shipping information. Any experiences?
                                  La Casa de las Botas will do anything: from black to lime green, square or round toe, high tops or with a swivel....anything. I posted mine which were black with gold tops and square toe...
                                  Just remail them that you recieved the payment info but you would like certain model with the details you mentioned. The type you want, compared to the crazy things people (like me... ) sometimes ask for, seem pretty traditional...
                                  If you need help with translations or you need me to give Jorge a heads up on your mail and what you need, just PM me and I will help out.
                                  Viv
                                  Over what hill? Where? When? I don\'t remember any hill....

                                  www.freewebs.com/caballerizadelviso

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                                  • #18
                                    faraway, i may have you go as an in-between. I want another pair of boots! I love love love mine and really want some with patent leather tops

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                                    • #19
                                      Thank you faraway! I will definetly PM you when I go through with the ordering process. Anyone know what the equivilant (regular, italian?) for the high spanish tops is? How does the leather hold out? I am not sure if I should order the normal or the thin.

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                                      • #20
                                        I have thin and they are definitely thin. If I wore them every day to ride in, they would have holes by now.

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