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Tucci Boots: All You Ever Wanted To Know

If you have questions about Tucci Boots (specifically Tucci Equestrian Boots), we are here to help. In this post, we aim to help you expand your knowledge about Tucci Boots. Let us try to get your questions answered. At the end of this post, please submit your comments about any other questions we may not have covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

What models of Tucci Boots are available?

Let us first clarify that Tucci makes boots for show jumping, equitation and dressage.

Do you have any Tucci boots that are ready-to-wear? I know my size.

We carry a big stock of Tucci boots in the Harley, Galileo and Leonardo models. Please check our website for in-stock status. We ship out the boots the same day as your order, so you can have them within 3-4 days of your order.

What Tucci Boots are available for show jumping?

Here is a sample of the boots available for show jumping. Please note that all boots are unisex and come in a variety of sizes.

“Harley” Model
Tucci Leather Tall Riding Boots "Harley"
“Leonardo” Model
Tucci Tall Riding Dress Boots "Leonardo"
“Galileo” Model – Field Boot with Laces (suitable for show jumping, hunter and equitation)
Tucci Galileo Field Boots with Laces

What is the cost for Custom Show Jumping Boots by Tucci ?

Fully Custom Boots for Show Jumping by Tucci start at $1195. Depending on the model and selected options, the final price may vary.

Do I need to order the custom boot forms for my Tucci boots?

The custom boot forms are recommended but not required for your custom. They will keep your boots upright and help maintain the leather. The wooden boot forms are superior in many ways over the traditional plastic or metal boot forms. Please keep in mind that these are boot forms that are custom made for your boots. Hence, they will only fit your boots.
The custom boot forms cost $575.

Help! My Custom Tucci boots do not fit

Worry Not, we are here to help. We have a reputation of taking care of our customers. We will first check whether the boots were made to the right measurement. If needed, we will re-measure your legs and order another set of boots to be made. Be rest assured, we will address the situation in a way that is most favorable to our customers.

What does “Fully Custom” mean?

The term “custom boots” is loosely thrown around many times by other bootmakers. While we can not comment on what they mean, for us, it means completely custom boots. Allow us to clarify: Each part of your boot (heel, foot, instep, toe base, toe width, height etc) is made to measure. This means that the bottom part of your tall boot is not simply a standard size short boot (referred to as a “semi-custom”).
As an example, consider that your right foot is shaped and/or sized differently than your left foot. In this case, all these differences are accounted for when producing your custom boots.
Your custom boots are custom exclusively for you.

What models of Tucci Boots are available for Dressage?

For dressage boots, there are several different options for boots. Please do keep in mind, that minor alterations to the design are possible. Also, you can combine design elements from different models. You can design your dream boot.

“Elena” Model Dressage Boots by Tucci
Elena Dressage Boots by Tucci
“Rudolfo” model Dressage Boots by Tucci
Tucci Dressage Boots Rodolfo Model
“Rudolfo B” model Dressage Boots by Tucci
Tucci Dressage Boots Model Rodolfo B

“Vittoria” model – Dressage Boots by Tucci
Tucci Dressage Tall Boots Model Vittoria A
“Gina” Model Dressage Boots by Tucci

“Polo” model Dressage Boots by Tucci
Tucci Dressage Boots Polo Bordeaux

What is the cost of the custom Dressage Boots by Tucci?

The Custom Dressage Boots by Tucci start at $1575. This is the base price for fully custom boots. However, if you would like to add additional options (Swarovski crystals, punch toe design etc), there will be add-on charges.

How long does it take for custom dressage boots by Tucci?

Normally, it takes 8 to 10 weeks. However, wait times of upto 6 months can be expected. We will inform you at the time of ordering the expected wait time.

How do I measure myself for Tucci boots?

Tucci Boots - How To Measure

Where is the Size Chart for the Ready-To-Wear Tucci Boots?

I am unsure about the model for my custom dressage boots by Tucci. Can I decide later?

Yes, we only require a 50% deposit at the time of ordering. Please note that the boots will not begin to be manufactured until you have decided on model and all pertinent details/options.

What colors and leather grades are available?

Tucci has almost 100 different leather textures/grades and colors available. We can show you examples of boots we have done in the past. We can also guide you for selecting the appropriate leather grade and texture depending on usage.

Do I need to come to your Wellington store for a measurement?

Yes, we recommend it.

What if I am not in Wellington? Or do not have plans to visit Wellington?

If you do not live in the South Florida area, we can come to you. However, please arrange for atleast 4 pairs of boots. Either you can order multiple pairs or ask your friends. It is not difficult to find people wanting these beautiful Tucci boots.

I already know my size in Tucci boots. Can I just place an order for the custom boots?

This is easy, since the hard part is already done. We will be glad to send you the swatches of leathers so you can pick your options.

What about custom Tucci boots for show jumping?

This is what we specialize in. Most of our orders for custom boots are from the show jumping riders. If you already know what style you want to order, all we need is a measurement. It is ideal for you to be measured in our store. However, if that is not an option, we can arrange for other options. Please Contact Us so we can arrange.

International Foot Size Chart

EU

UK

US

MAN

WOMAN

35

33,55

36

44,56

37

4,556,5

38

5,567,5

39

66,58

40

6,57,59

41

789,5

42

8910

43

91010,5

44

9,510,5

45

10,511,5

46

11

Calf and Height Measurements by Foot Size (all sizes in Centimeters)

EU 35

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

39½28,5 / 30,935XA
31 / 33,435 A
33,5 / 35,935 B
36 / 38,535BW
4228,5 / 30,935X C
31 / 33,435C
33,5 / 35,935 D
36 / 38,535 DW
44½28,5 / 30,935XE
31 / 33,435 E
33,5 / 35,935 F
36 / 38,535 FW

EU 36

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

40½28,5 / 30,936XA
31 / 33,436 A
33,5 / 35,936 B
36 / 38,536BW
4328,5 / 30,936X C
31 / 33,436C
33,5 / 35,936 D
36 / 38,536 DW
45½28,5 / 30,936XE
31 / 33,436 E
33,5 / 35,936 F
36 / 38,536 FW

EU 37

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

4228,5 / 30,937XA
31 / 33,437 A
33,5 / 35,937B
36 / 38,537BW
4428,5 / 30,937 XC
31 / 33,437C
33,5 / 35,937 D
36 / 38,537 DW
4628,5 / 30,937XE
31 / 33,437 E
33,5 / 35,937 F
36 / 38,537 FW
4828,5 / 30,937XG
31 / 33,437 G
33,5 / 35,937 H
36 / 38,537 HW

EU 38

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

4329,5 / 31,938XA
32 / 34,438 A
34,5 /36,938 B
37 / 39,538 BW
4529,5 / 31,938 XC
32 / 34,438C
34,5 /36,938 D
37 / 39,538 DW
4729,5 / 31,938XE
32 / 34,438 E
34,5 /36,938 F
37 / 39,538 FW
4929,5 / 31,938XG
32 / 34,438 G
34,5 /36,938 H
37 / 39,538 HW

EU 39

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

4330,5 / 32,939XA
33 / 35,439 A
35,5 /37,939 B
38 / 40,539 BW
4530,5 / 32,939 XC
33 / 35,439C
35,5 /37,939 D
38 / 40,539 DW
4730,5 / 32,939XE
33 / 35,439 E
35,5 /37,939 F
38 / 40,539 FW
4930,5 / 32,939XG
33 / 35,439 G
35,5 /37,939 H
38 / 40,539 HW

EU 40

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

4331 / 33,440XA
33,5 / 35,940 A
36 / 38,440 B
38,5 / 4140 BW
45½31 / 33,440 XC
33,5 / 35,940C
36 / 38,440 D
38,5 / 4140 DW
4831 / 33,440XE
33,5 / 35,940 E
36 / 38,440 F
38,5 / 4140 FW
50½31 / 33,440XG
33,5 / 35,940 G
36 / 38,440 H
38,5 / 4140 HW

EU 41

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

44½31 / 33,441XA
33,5 / 35,941 A
36 / 38,441 B
38,5 / 4141 BW
46½31 / 33,441XC
33,5 / 35,941 C
36 / 38,441 D
38,5 / 4141 DW
48½31 / 33,441XE
33,5 / 35,941 E
36 / 38,441 F
38,5 / 4141 FW
50½31 / 33,441XG
33,5 / 35,941 G
36 / 38,441 H
38,5 / 4141 HW

EU 42

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

45½31 / 33,442XA
33,5 / 35,942 A
36 / 38,442 B
38,5 / 4142 BW
47½31 / 33,442XC
33,5 / 35,942 C
36 / 38,442 D
38,5 / 4142 DW
49½31 / 33,442XE
33,5 / 35,942 E
36 / 38,442 F
38,5 / 4142 FW
51½31 / 33,442XG
33,5 / 35,942 G
36 / 38,442 H
38,5 / 4142 HW

EU 43

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

46½31,5 / 33,943XA
34 / 36,543 A
36,5 / 38,943 B
39 / 41,543 BW
48½31,5 / 33,943XC
34 / 36,543 C
36,5 / 38,943 D
39 / 41,543 DW
50½31,5 / 33,943XE
34 / 36,543 E
36,5 / 38,943 F
39 / 41,543 FW
52½31,5 / 33,943XG
34 / 36,543 G
36,5 / 38,943 H
39 / 41,543 HW

EU 44

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

46½32,5 / 34,944XA
35 / 37,544 A
37,5 / 39,944 B
40 / 42,544BW
48½32,5 / 34,944XC
35 / 37,544 C
37,5 / 39,944 D
40 / 42,544DW
50½32,5 / 34,944XE
35 / 37,544 E
37,5 / 39,944 F
40 / 42,544FW
52½32,5 / 34,944XG
35 / 37,544 G
37,5 / 39,944 H
40 / 42,544 HW

EU 45

height
(H)

calf
(C)

size

47½32,9 / 35,445XA
35,5 / 3845 A
38 / 40,445 B
40,5 / 4345BW
49½32,9 / 35,445XC
35,5 / 3845 C
38 / 40,445 D
40,5 / 4345DW
51½32,9 / 35,445XE
35,5 / 3845 E
38 / 40,445 F
40,5 / 4345FW
53½32,9 / 35,445XG
35,5 / 3845 G
38 / 40,445 H
40,5 / 4345 HW

Tucci Boots For Show Jumping

Tall Boots by Tucci

Primarily, there are 4 models of show jumping boots by Tucci (not considering the short-boots-mini-chaps combination boots).

  • Harley Model – This is the most popular show jumping boot.
  • Leonardo – This is the plain and classic dress boot. Another uni-sex boot. Tucci Tall Riding Dress Boots "Leonardo"
  • Galileo – The Classic Field Boot (also uni-sex) Tucci Galileo Field Boots with Laces
  • Sofia – Classic Dress Boots designed exclusively for Women Tucci Boots - Riding Dress Boots "Sofia"

Short Boots & Mini Chaps Combinations by Tucci

Introduced about 4 years ago, the Harl Boots – Mini Chaps combination boots are the most popular combination boots on the market. Designed with a classic look, these boots have become the de-facto standard in combination boots.

The Tucci Harley Boots and chaps have a snap-on system for connecting. You can hardly tell these apart from the tall boots. The best part about these combination boots is the ability to choose boots and chaps in different sizes. The boots come in about 10 sizes ranging from EU 36 (US Women’s Size 5) through EU 46 (US Men’s Size 12). The chaps are available in 12 sizes ranging from XS through XXL.

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

Custom Dressage Boots Gallery

Have More Questions?

If you have more questions, please feel free to Contact Us or leave your questions in the Comments below. We would also like to get your feedback if you own a pair of the these boots. What do you like the most, what do you not like as much? We appreciate your feedback.

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Best Guide for Anatomic Bridles Explained – 2019 Edition

When it All Started

Anatomic bridles have started to become all the rage for both dressage and show jumping. Many companies have started on the trend of creating more comfortable bridles. Karin Bjarle – creator of PS of Sweden – launched one of the first anatomic bridles in 2011. Her idea was to create something that was beneficial to the horse. So she came up with an out of the box idea. Today I’ll be discussing two popular brands PS of Sweden and Schockemöhle.

Schockemoehle Sports Anatomic Dressage Snaffle Bridle - Malibu
Schockemoehle Sports Anatomic Dressage Snaffle Bridle – Malibu

PS of Sweden’s Idea

PS of Sweden bridles features a wider headpiece than the traditional bridle to distribute an even amount of pressure on the poll. It also has a deep cut for the ears so they can move freely without pinching or discomfort. A unique feature that the PS bridle has is Bit Cradles in the cheek pieces. It is a small piece of elastic that holds the bit suspended to give it a softer feel in the horse’s mouth. Karin’s ideas didn’t end there she went a step further and created a new browband. They now snap on and snap off for an easy change. No more pulling the bridle apart to change your bling!

Flying Change Dressage Bridle by PS Of Sweden in Black
Flying Change Dressage Bridle by PS Of Sweden in Black

Anatomic Bridles by PS of Sweden

PS of Sweden offers a variety of anatomic bridles for both show jumping and dressage. High Jump (pictured below) is one of their jumping snaffles. It has all of the common features of a PS bridle. The main difference is the noseband. This noseband has a deep contour along the cheek bones to avoid putting extensive pressure on the sensitive facial nerves. It also features a noseband and flash farther away from each other avoiding unneeded pressure on the upper jaw molar teeth. The bow (the pad that replaces the actual noseband) is adjustable to give each horse a uniquely perfect fit. PS offers a model similar to this called Jump Off. While the High Jump and the Jump Off can be used for dressage, a similar model specifically for dressage is available called Nirak. PS also offers multiple other options for both show jumping and dressage double and snaffles.

PS of Sweden High Jump Bridle in Black
PS of Sweden High Jump Bridle in Black

Schockemöhle’s Spin on Anatomic

Schockemöhle has created their own line of anatomic bridles bringing their spin on things. They created a new innovative scientific design by going a step further. They looked what’s under the skin of the face. This has helped them create a design works with the biological makeup of the horse. This has unveiled that where the traditional noseband lies unnecessary pressure is applied on the nervus fascicles and nervus trigeminus (shown in orange below). Pressure on these very sensitive nerves has been linked to pain in the face. Ultimately creating problems from the poll throughout the body since the Fascia (connective tissue) is all connected. The caveson also connects at a lower point allowing the circulation to run freely through the face. In addition, the flash sits in a sideways positioning allows the horse to breath better without restriction since it no longer sits on the nasal cavities. The headpiece is similar to the PS of Sweden, but they created their own take on it. Instead of having a wider headpiece with a deep ear cut they made it out of a softer more flexible leather with an anatomical shape. It also features cheek pieces attached to the noseband allowing for a more stable connection and small stimulation on the noseband enhancing the connection with the horse and rider. Overall, the difference to todays innovative technology compared to the older bridles brings new standards to our sport. Allowing us to give our horses maximized comfort.

Schockemöhle Equitus Gamma

Anatomic Bridles by Schockemöhle

Schockemöhle has multiple models for anatomical bridles. They have the Equitus collection (pictured above) which features three different snaffles. One is fleece lined with a flash, another is just a regular snaffle with flash, lastly a snaffle without the flash attachment. They also offer the Equitus in a double bridle. Schockemöhle also offers a more traditional looking anatomical bridle featuring a curved noseband and anatomic crown piece. They come in both jumping and dressage in snaffles and doubles.

Here we have a handy table comparing all the different dressage bridles that form part of the Schockemoehle Sports Anatomic collection:

Model

Type

Flat/Rolled

Bling Browband

# of Browbands

Fleece Noseband

Price

Equitus AlphaSnaffleFlatNo1No$329
Equitus BetaSnaffleFlatNo1No$390
Equitus DeltaSnaffle w/o FlashFlatNo1No$329
Equitus ZetaSnaffleFlat441YES$329
ConcordSnaffleFlatYes2No$329
StanfordSnaffleFlatNo1No$329
MilanDoubleFlatYes1No$339
VeniceDoubleRolledYes1No$339
MalibuSnaffleRolledYes1No$329
SlimfordSnaffle w/o FlashRolledNo1No$329
Schockemoehle Sports Padded Fancy Stitched Hunter Bridle - Montreal in Espresso
Schockemoehle Sports Padded Fancy Stitched Hunter Bridle – Montreal in Espresso

Conclusion

Overall, anatomic bridles have been scientifically proven to benefit your horse. From avoiding sensitive pressure points and nerves to allowing better blood circulation. It’s hard to turn down the modern bridle especially when there are so many different options and styles. So, next time you’re in the market for a bridle and want something that will improve your horses performance think anatomic.

PS Of Sweden Anatomic Dressage Bridle "Nirak"
PS Of Sweden Anatomic Dressage Bridle “Nirak”
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Why You Should Choose Secchiari

History

The Secchiari boot company is a family owned business, which means their reputation and pride is represented in their company’s products.  In 1950, Stivaleria Secchiari was founded by Alfredo and Emilia Secchiari in Le Marche, Italy. With almost 70 years of experience, from 3 generations, they have mastered the art of boot making. Today, they still use the traditional marksmanship with the highest quality of leather. This makes Secchiari a top pick for equestrians around the world.

Logo Secchiari Italian Boots
Logo Secchiari Italian Boots

No. 1 Quality

Stivaleria Secchiari prides itself on the quality and durability of the leather that they use in their Italian boots. They hand pick out the leather they use in all the boots and accessories in Tuscany, Italy to ensure it’s to the highest of standards. Secchiari’s have a softer feel than most boots allowing you to keep close contact with your horse while being extremely durable. The soles of the boots and shoes are hand sewn and glued on. This makes the soles last longer compared to other companies which just use one method. The boots are more form fitting compared to others allowing for minimal “breaking in” time. They also have an elastic hidden along the zipper which gives the boot extra stretch for a perfect fit. These two features combined reduces the amount of wrinkles in the leather giving you a sleek, professional look. 

Secchiari Riding Field Boots with Laces Model 100 Classic
Secchiari Riding Field Boots with Laces Model 100 Classic

No. 2 Options

Secchiari has a variety of “off the shelf” options from short boots and chaps to dress boots. Some of the featured tall boot models that they offer include the Zues which is a men’s showjumping model featuring a fancy stitching on the front. They also have this model in womens, Athena. Another jumping boot they offer is their field boot with laces. Their most popular dressage model is Roma, which is a sleek design featuring the hidden elastic, a rigid leather on the outer part of the boot but a soft leather inside.  

The short boots and chaps that they offer are beautifully crafted to give you the look of a tall boot. The most popular short boots are similar in style to the Zues and Athena. With a fancy stitching design on the front with elastic on each side of the zippers, comfort, quality and durability are wrapped into one. They offer this short boot in both men’s and women’s. These short boots are designed with a snap on half chap made with soft and durable leather offering a reinforced inside. These half chaps and boots are made with the highest quality calfskin allowing for almost no break in time. They also offer the chaps and boots in a more simple and classic design. 

Secchiari Paddock Short Boots Grand Prix Elastic - Black
Secchiari Paddock Short Boots Grand Prix Elastic – Black

No. 3 Custom Orders

The options are endless when it comes to the customization of Secchiari boots. They offer an abundant amount of colors from patent to antique finish, with tons of ways to customize from the toe to the crown. Secchiari bootmakers will create your customized dream boots. One custom model offered is the Columbian Luxury Leather Top. This boot features your choice of boot color, toe and heel color and the option for front laces. Tack N Rider also provides customized measurements to have a boot that fits like a glove and looks anyway you’d like. The best part about a custom Secchiari boot is that it only takes 6 – 8 weeks for delivery. Compared to other companies which have a wait time of up to 6 months.

Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots - Brown with Brown Croc Top and Heel
Secchiari Columbian Luxury Top Tall Boots – Brown with Brown Croc Top and Heel

Conclusion

Overall, Stivaleria Secchiari is unique and elite. This traditional family owned company offers the best craftsmanship, quality, and versatility and it is at the forefront of bootmakers for equestrians around the globe. 

Secchiari Athena Black
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3 Reasons Why Lotus Romeo Stands Out From the Rest

Background

Lotus Romeo is an equestrian apparel company based out of Budapest, Hungary owned and designed by Éva Torma-Székely. From a young age, Éva followed the fashion industry combined with a passion for horses. While riding, Eva envisioned creating an elegant, functional equestrian apparel bringing her two loves together, and with this vision she started “Lotus Romeo”. Lotus Romeo is one of the highest quality equestrian apparels on the market. From a casual shirt to a tailcoat, the clothing provides to the rider high end fabrics, with affordable pricing.

No. 1 Technical Composition

Lotus Romeo jackets contain 88% Polyamide and 12% elastan and feature a mesh on the inside back. This allows the coat to be both elastic and breathable during the summer heat. Their jackets are also very light weight.  The LR shadbelly weighs under 1 pound compared to other leading brands which weigh from 2 to 4 pounds. The elastan allows the coat to stretch which gives the rider more mobility in the saddle. Also a huge plus …. Lotus Romeo coats are machine washable, no more dry cleaners! The shirts are similar too. They are lightweight, allow free comfortable movement while offering a stylish look for a casual hack or a show. They come in a multitude of colors and designs, including options for Swarovski Crystal buttons. Moving us onto the versatility of Lotus Romeo items.

Lotus Romeo Classic Show Jacket "Bianca"
Lotus Romeo Classic Show Jacket “Bianca”

No. 2 Individuality

Lotus Romeo jackets create a unique look for each rider giving you that show ring confidence that you are at the top of  your game. The options are endless, from a sleek black for the hunter ring to something personalized top to bottom. They offer twelve different coat colors from your classics to modern trends. You get to choose your collar from thirty-three different options in different materials from the same as the jacket, suede, velvet, leather, denim and lace. And it doesn’t stop there! Plus pick your trim, piping, buttons, and cuffs with the option to add Swarovski Crystals.  This option gives the ultimate personalized design, compared to other brands who only give you limited options to use for customization. Not to mention the price of a Lotus Romeo customized jacket is one of the most affordable on the market bringing us forward.

Lotus Romeo Technical Show Jacket "Joy" - Cuff and Collar Detail
Lotus Romeo Technical Show Jacket “Joy” – Cuff and Collar Detail

No. 3 Modesty on the Market

Lotus Romeo brings affordability to style and quality. The LR jackets run at $695 for short coats and $895 for tailcoats completely customized by you. Compared to other brands who charge from $1,300 to $1,500 for a custom shadbelly and $800 – $1,500  for a custom short coat. Lotus Romeo shirts are also versatile and affordable. Womens shirts come in multiple styles including show and casual. With endless color options along with options for dual color casual shirts and option for crystal buttons. Shirts go from $149 to $160 where other brands can reach to $250. Overall, Lotus Romeo gives you the high demand European look without stripping your wallet dry. 

Ladies Technical Custom Show Jacket "Erin" by Lotus Romeo
Piping on the Collar and Back Shoulder

Conclusion

Overall, Lotus Romeo continues to outdo the competition. Between the high tech, lightweight fabrics, versability and price, Lotus Romeo is on the top of  the market.

Configurator

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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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