On the fifth day of Christmas . . .

  • Choosing the right footwear is vital if you are to remain comfortable in the saddle and around the yard this winter, so boots are one present which are likely to be well received — as long as you remember to get the right size, of course.

    With HHO’s five strong selection you should never be without the right shoe at the right time.

    The Original Hunter wellington

    Now firmly established as a style classic, the Original Hunter wellington boot was originally designed for walking in Scotland’s rugged terrain during the region’s unpredictable weather. Since then, Hunter’s reputation for performance, durability and outstanding comfort has become legendary and the boots are a “must have” for every equestrian and country enthusiast during a wet winter. Cost at around £50. Contact Hunter (tel: 01387 269591).

    Mountain Horse Mountain Rider boot

    This sturdy boot is suitable for riding and working around the yard. It is made of water- and dirt-resistant nubuck leather, with a spur rest and sturdy heel. The patented sole has a steel shank, stirrup control and removable fitted insole. Cost at around £75. Contact (tel: 01462 432596).

    Sarm Hippique 1600 leather riding boots

    Sarm Hippique’s Model 1600 zip backed leather riding boots are manufactured from Italian Box Calf leather. These stylish plain fronted boots are ideal for types of competition riding and are quick and easy to take on and off thanks to a rear zip which extends to the base of the heel. Cost at around £350. Contact local local Sarm Hippique stockist for more details.

    Just Togs Tacto Jodphur boot

    This classic jodhpur boot offers comfort and style at a great price. With leather uppers and a man-made sole, it is the perfect everyday boot for kids and adults alike. Cost at around £34. Contact your local Just Togs stockist for more details.

    Le Chameau Staford leisure shoes

    Le Chameau recently launched a range of casual footwear, including the Staford leisure shoe with a Vibram Runner sole. This stylish lightweight shoe has a leather upper and offers comfort and style while at the stables or in town. Cost at around £50. Contact (tel: 01489 557600).

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