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Rider Stable

What are jodhpur boots?

History of jodhpur boots

The jodhpur boot originated in the 1920s in the Indian city of Jodhpur. Polo players in Jodhpur often wore knee-high riding boots. The knee-high boots protected the rider’s calf muscles and prevented chafing. Jodhpur boots replaced these tall riding boots and became popular as riding shoes. The traditional design was modified slightly to suit modern tastes. Nowadays, many horseback riders wear jodhpur boots. Short riding boots are a practical and popular choice – not only for casual, everyday use (e.g. as paddock boots), but also in the saddle.

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Horse Saddles Stable

Equestrian equipment – where to begin?

Equestrian equipment for beginners – where to start?

Horse riding is a sport growing in popularity. It no longer is associated with entertainment for the rich ones, and there are more and more people trying their luck at horse riding. They are not only for children but also adults, looking for a new hobby. If you or your child are planning to take up equestrianism, you should equip yourselves with several basic accessories necessary for every rider. Below, you will find equestrian equipment for beginners.