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Brrrrrrown Field Boots! I found some!

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  • #41
    What happened to Stoobinternational.com? Website disabled!! I want bown tall boots for Christmas!!!

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    • #42
      I'm joining the brown field boot club! I snagged an absolutely awesome pair of Dehner's on eBay for a phenomenal price. They fit as though they were made for me...well, almost, I still have a little bit of muffin-top knees . I guess that means more time in the gym this winter.

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      • #43
        Originally posted by Hinderella View Post
        I'm joining the brown field boot club! I snagged an absolutely awesome pair of Dehner's on eBay for a phenomenal price. They fit as though they were made for me...well, almost, I still have a little bit of muffin-top knees . I guess that means more time in the gym this winter.
        Pics of the boots would be great!

        If I were you I'd find a cobbler with a boot stretcher and have him open up the calves a bit.

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        • #44
          I haven't taken pictures of my own yet, but here's the eBay link:

          http://www.ebay.com/itm/290631814825...84.m1438.l2649

          I'm going to wear them around the house a bit before stretching them and see if they'll loosen up. They appear barely worn, I wonder if they've ever been ridden in. When I googled the name of the previous owner, one of the Betsy Berryhills that came up was an actress, so perhaps they were for a part

          I'm very excited, they are just beautiful, and the only way I'd ever be able to afford Dehner boots right now.

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          • #45
            Oh yeah, that's a major score. Well done!

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            • #46
              Well ordered the boots from Dogwood. Are the other wearers of these boots happy with them?

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              • #47
                Congrats! Will we be seeing them at a HP weekend during cubbing season next Fall?
                I scored some Der Dau field boots but as nice as they are, I still covet brown ones. :-) Be aware, I also am an 8.5. LOL LOL

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                • #48
                  I passed on these because the seller says they'll fit only up to 15" calves: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1ST-WORLD-WA...item27c17429da

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                  • #49
                    Yes, mildot, I had to go 15.5. Oh how I wish I had slim calves.

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                    • #50
                      Originally posted by ManyDogs View Post
                      Yes, mildot, I had to go 15.5. Oh how I wish I had slim calves.
                      The seller takes returns. I would take a chance over 1/2", I bet there's enough strap holes left to fit you.

                      Mine are 16 1/2". I bet I'd run out of strap.

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                      • #51
                        Horse Country sells brown field boots:

                        http://www.horsecountrycarrot.com/in...rod=166&cat=60
                        I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry

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                        • #52
                          The Horse Country boots are lovely, but that's a mortgage payment there! I'm really glad I was lucky enough to find a pair on eBay.

                          And yes, Manydogs, I do hope to have them softened up in time for cubbing next fall.

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                          • #53
                            Brown Hispar Victory boots?

                            Has anyone bought the Hispar Victory boots off of ebay? I can't find any reviews and I'm not sure if maybe they fall into the "too good to be true category"? See link for these boots on ebay:

                            http://www.ebay.com/itm/VF-Ladies-Fi...item41609a4ce2

                            Would love to hear from anyone who has the brown Tuscanys as well!

                            Thank you

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                            • #54
                              These boots are still available if someone wants them -- $250 to the right person with the Cinderella legs!



                              Originally posted by beanie&boomer View Post
                              I have a beautiful pair of brown Vogel field boots looking for a new home. I think they are about a ladies' 9, thin calf (around 14+") and about 18.5" tall (boot height, not sole).

                              PM me if interested. pics available.

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                              • #55
                                I love these!

                                Originally posted by Canaqua View Post
                                These come in all kinds of colors! Including blue and green . Translates to about $556 US right now.

                                https://www.brogini.com/product_deta...attr3=EXEX-50C
                                I just wish they were a little darker. I like the darker brown a little better, but I bet these would darken with some use and oil. I need these Santa!
                                ALP
                                "The Prince" aka Front Row
                                Cavalier Manor

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                                • #56
                                  These are not a mortgage payment.

                                  http://manhattansaddlery.com/der-dau...cial-sale.html
                                  2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                                  A helmet saved my life.

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                                  • #57
                                    I bought a pair of these in the fall:
                                    http://www.tackshopcanada.com/product/606B

                                    They are beeeeeaaauuuuu-tiful. Soft, supple and nice Spanish tops. I have a pair in black too

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                                    • #58
                                      Originally posted by Oryx View Post
                                      I bought a pair of these in the fall:
                                      http://www.tackshopcanada.com/product/606B

                                      They are beeeeeaaauuuuu-tiful. Soft, supple and nice Spanish tops. I have a pair in black too
                                      Oh wow, I didn't know the Treadstone Tuscany Field Boot came in brown!! And it's a beautiful brown color too. These are NICE boots! Argh.....I just bought a pair of Mountain Horse Supremes......can't justify brown boots too, but I've ALWAYS wanted some (I ride a flaxen liver chestnut Morgan....would look stunning on her
                                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                                      Equine & Pet Portrait Artist
                                      www.elainehickman.com
                                      **Morgans Do It All**

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                                      • #59
                                        www.nittanyboots.com is still in business... I work at a tack store and we had a customer come in looking for brown field boots on a budget. Took a few weeks and some reminder phone calls to get them, but the customer was happy in the end. The boots were attractive and appeared as if they would be durable, and they come in a variety of calf widths.
                                        Patience pays.

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                                        • #60
                                          Originally posted by TheHorseProblem View Post
                                          Great find. If I didn't already have a brown pair of lace boots I'd jump on it like a duck on a junebug.

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