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Custom Tack Trunks and Tack Boxes

We are pleased to announce yet another addition to our offering: Custom Tack Trunks and Boxes. Whether you are looking for a small, medium or large trunk, with or without wheels etc, we can help you.

If you know exactly what you want, it is much easier. However, we can advise you and guide you on the design as well. The trunks are made to measure. Each option is configurable to suit your taste and needs. Whether you want to supply your own background image, graphics, it is all possible.

Whether you are looking for a double door or vertical or saddle rack or a box, we have them all.

I am ready. How do I get started?

Simply fill out the form below. We respond in minutes or feel free to call us at 561-228-8883.



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Used Saddles on Consignment

Prestige X Breathe Show Jumping Saddle

We are proud to announce this big news: We now accept used and unused saddles on consignment. If you have a saddle that you are currently not using, bring it to us. Whether it is a show jumping saddle or dressage, we accept them all.

We accept the following brands:

  • CWD
  • Voltaire
  • Devocoux
  • Antares
  • Prestige
  • Del Grange
  • Hermes

Now, for the fine print: Please be sure the saddle has been cleaned thoroughly before you bring it to us. We are unable to accept saddles that are damaged or dirty.

How Does It Work?

  • Bring us your used saddle in clean condition.
  • We discuss what you are expecting to receive for the saddle.
  • Upon agreement, we will display it on our prestigious saddle wall in our Wellington store.
  • Once the saddle is sold, we will contact you for re-reimbursement.

Questions/Comments?

It is a simple process. We are trying to make it very easy for anyone looking to sell their saddle. If you have any special requests/considerations, please feel free to contact us. If you have a saddle from a brand not listed above, please contact us with the details.

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2019 Update: Stirrups for Show Jumping

Alfa Jump Stirrups with Smiley Inclined Spikes Soleplate - Brilliant Aluminium

It has been a while since we introduced some new and exciting stirrups to our already eclectic and vast selection of stirrups. So this year, we have brought in some novel stirrups.

  • Samshield Safety Stirrups ShieldR’Up
  • Tech Stirrups
  • Flex On Safe-On Safety Stirrups
  • Alfa Jump Configurable Stirrups
  • MOS Stirrups

Samshield Safety Stirrups ShieldR’Up

There is a lot of buzz about the new safety stirrups from Samshield. With Samshield’s impeccable reputation, we can only expect the best. These stirrups have a great combination of balance, safety and traditional looks. With 6 colors (and finishes) to choose from, there is a color for everyone.

The stirrups have been designed to release the outer safety branch. The footplate is inclined with a spikey grip enabling ideal non-slip position.

At this point, we are expecting these stirrups to arrive any time soon.

Samshield Safety Stirrups Shield Rup - Silver
Samshield Safety Stirrups Shield Rup – Silver

Flex On Safe-On Safety Stirrups

Flex On continues on its highly succesful line of shock absorbing stirrups by adding an outer safety branch. The branch is made of a special elastomer that will release in case of an accident. The stirrups have a small profile.

Flex On Safe On Green Composite Stirrups
Flex On Safe On Green Composite Stirrups

Alfa Jump Configurable Stirrups

We are super excited about these stirrups and for good reason. The idea is to configure these stirrups in any of many different combinations. The footplate is available in 6 different formats: Inclined, Inclined with Spikes, Flat, Flat with Spikes, Smiley, Smiley with Spikes. The frame is available in 5 different colors: Brilliant Aluminium, Matt Silver, Matt Black, Champagne, Gold.

The spikes on the footplate provide an extremely grippy surface, keeping you in the stirrup. It is easy to change your position as well.

Alpha Jump Stirrups in Brilliant Aluminium and Inclined with Spikes Soleplate
Alpha Jump Stirrups in Brilliant Aluminium and Inclined with Spikes Soleplate

MOS Stirrups

These are extremely lightweight stirrups made by a company out of France that is know for its expertise in manufacturing aerospace parts. One look at these stirrups will tell you why these are preferred by show jumping riders. While they look traditional, the stirrups provide extra grip by virtue of its footplate design.

The stirrups are great for use in the hunter and equitation ring as well.

MOS Stirrups - Red
MOS Stirrups – Red

Conclusion

We have presented to you our selection of new stirrups for this season. All these stirrups have been very well accepted by riders. Of course, each rider and horse combination is unique. So what may work for someone may not work for everyone else.

Do you own or use any of these stirrups? What is your experience? What do you like (or dislike) about your stirrups? Let us know in the comments below!

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Your Guide to Riding Short Boots + Mini Chaps Combinations

In this blog post, we intend to give you a side-by-side comparison guide for the boots+mini chaps combination boot systems. We begin with the first such boot on the market, progressing through to the last few years. Today, there are a number of choices when it comes to boots+mini chaps combination boot systems. We will compare the different options available so you can select the right one for you.

History (2012)

It all started in 2012 when Freejump launched their original Fly One Boots and Mini Chaps. A concept that was seen as being too “radical” and “futuristic” by many. For those that do not know about the Freejump concept, see pictures below:

Free Jump Fly One Boots in Black
Free Jump Fly One Boots in Black

The idea was to introduce an ultra comfortable riding boot system that can be used for show and everyday use. We introduced this concept to USA 7 years ago. While it enjoyed limited success in terms of adoption, the concept itself proved to be wildly popular. The original Fly One Boots and Chaps system has since been retired by Freejump.

In late 2014, Freejump followed up their initial design with the now ubiquitous Freejump Liberty Boots and Mini Chaps system. Compared to their original system, this boot system offered a much easier way of attaching the boots and chaps. The boots looked a bit more conservative and offered an even higher level of comfort.

Freejump Liberty EVO Chaps and Boots
Freejump Liberty EVO Chaps and Boots

Freejump Liberty XC Chaps shown with Freejump Liberty XC Boots
Freejump Liberty XC Chaps shown with Freejump Liberty XC Boots

2019 Choices for Boots and Chaps Combo Systems

Fast forward to 2019, many other brands have tried and failed to replicate this concept. A few standouts are still in the market and the competition is intense among them. The concept has been refined multiple times, with the end result of benefiting the riders. Below, we list them with details:

Freejump Liberty Evo Boots and Mini Chaps

This option still remains one of the most popular. These boots and chaps are meant exclusively for show and competition use. The construction of the boots and chaps can not undertake the rigors of everyday riding. The boot sole is glued to the upper part of the boot, lending the boot a very sleek and non-bulky look. The mini-chaps have 2 zippers: the front full length for fastening, the back zipper for ventilation.

Freejump Liberty Boots and Mini Chaps System
Freejump Liberty Boots and Mini Chaps System

Freejump Liberty Evo Boots and XC Mini Chaps

This is the most popular combination of Freejump boots and chaps. You get the best of both worlds: the sleek look of the Liberty Evo Boots and the durability of the Liberty XC Mini Chaps. The Liberty XC Mini Chaps are made tougher from thicker leather. They are designed for everyday riding.

Freejump Liberty EVO Chaps and Boots
Freejump Liberty EVO Chaps and Boots

Freejump Liberty XC Boots and XC Chaps Combination

This is the sturdiest option for those that are looking for a pair of comfortable boots that they can ride in all-day. These boots and chaps are built for all day use. Added bonus: you can use them as your competition boots as well. If you ride 6 to 8 horses a day (or more), these boots are a must-have. No more soreness, no stiffness. Just plain comfortable boots that let you focus on the important elements of your riding.

Freejump Liberty XC Chaps shown with Freejump Liberty XC Boots
Freejump Liberty XC Chaps shown with Freejump Liberty XC Boots

Secchiari Short Boots “Hera” + Mini Chaps “Olanda” Combination

Introduced just under 3 years back, in late 2016, these combination boots have quickly become the most popular. What everyone loves about it is the design and aesthetics. While most other combination boots look like a short boots + chaps combo, these are hard to tell apart from tall boots. The fastening system is through the front tab. When using the short boots without the chaps, the attachment button can be hid by folding the snap piece. The boots themselves are gorgeous. It strikes the perfect balance of modern design with traditional styling.

Another salient feature about these is the “break-in” time. The boots and chaps are constructed from soft yet sturdy Italian leather. The chaps are re-inforced on the inside to allow for better wearability.

Secchiari Paddock Boots in Black shown with Olanda Mini Chaps
Secchiari Paddock Boots in Black shown with Olanda Mini Chaps
Secchiari Paddock Boots in Brown shown with Olanda Mini Chaps
Secchiari Paddock Boots in Brown shown with Olanda Mini Chaps

Tucci Harl Short Boots and Harley Mini Chaps Combination Boots

Tucci’s Harl Short Boots are extremely popular. Similar to the Secchiari short boots, these connect to the Harley Mini Chaps to make a combination system.

The chaps and boots are exclusively compatible, i.e. you can not mix and match with boots from other brands.

Tucci Paddock Boots and Mini Chaps
Tucci Harley Paddock Boots shown with the Tucci Harley Mini Chaps via the Snap Attach system

Conclusion

We hope this article has been useful in informing you of all the current choices in the “short-boots+mini-chaps” combination systems. We have provided a table that compares the different models side-by-side. We hope this will assist you in deciding what is the best combination for you.

What is your favorite boots and chaps combination? If you have any of these models, what do you like and dislike about your boots? Let us know in the comments below

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Don’t Settle! You Have (Many) Options for Custom Riding Boots

Often times, we sense a reluctance from customers when it comes to moving forward on custom riding boots. The reasons for this may be one of the following:

  • I need the boots today. I can not wait for 4-6 weeks.
  • What if the boots do not fit well when they arrive?
  • Are the custom boots going to cost me a fortune vs. ready-to-wear stock boots?

In this post, we explore the reasons behind these questions and attempt to answer them. We hope this will assist in your decision-making process.

Maybe you are looking to order custom boots because you do not fit in standard size boots? Maybe they fit but not quite as well as they could? Or maybe you would want boots that look a bit more unique? Something that reflects your personality.

In addition to a very large selection of stock boots, we now offer a lot of options in custom boots as well.

Dressage or Show Jumping, we have you covered

Whether you are looking for everyday boots or show boots. Whether dressage or show jumping or equitation, we offer a lot of choices.

Why buying Custom Tucci Dressage Boots is a great idea!

Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots - Brown Croc
Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots – Brown Croc

Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots - Black Patent
Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots – Black Patent

Not only can you design your dream boot, it will be fully custom for you. We are not talking about the semi-custom boots that other outlets offer. Say if your left foot or calf is different than the right. That will be accommodated for in the custom boots.

What Is Next?

If you are serious about custom boots, just fill out the form below. We will reach out to you to schedule an appointment for measurement.

The process is simple:

  1. Make an appointment for measurement
  2. Show up to the appointment
  3. Design your boots (we will help you with every step, so it is not overwhelming)
  4. Wait 4-6 weeks
  5. Ride in your custom boots