Horse Tack Review

Submit your reviews! We will be giving away a pair of the HandsOn Grooming Gloves for the best review posted from now until November 31st. Please read the November 1, 2016 newsletter for additional information on how to enter.

Iceberg Paddock Lace
English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

For Sale on eBay

For Sale on Amazon

Manufacturer: Ariat (View all products by Ariat)

Model: Iceberg Paddock Lace (View all Iceberg Paddock Lace reviews)

Category: English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

Purchase: I purchased these boots (after being totally fed up with my Mountain Horse ones) at Greenhawk in Whitby, ON. I paid $89.00 CND (sale price)for the boots

Likes: These boots are extremely warm and totally waterproof! Where I live, it is not uncommon to be riding in -20 C , and these boots are definitely up to that job. I wore them outside ( in -22 C) all day and never felt cold once! They also hold up great in snow and puddles, my feet are always dry. In addition, the support they offer your feet is incredible.I have "flat feet" and normally need extra support in my shoes/boots, but these were amazing, giving my feet AND ankles the perfect level of support for riding and walking.

Dislikes: There really is nothing that I dislike about these boots! Unfortunately, I could not get my colour preference (black) in my size, and had to go with brown instead. While trying the boots on, I noticed a VERY slight difference in the colour of the two boots, but was told it would go away once they had both been exposed to the same conditions during use. This is exactly what happened! After a couple of days at the barn, the colour adjusted just right!

Quality: As with most Ariat products, these boots appear to be very well constructed. You can tell that the material is of a high quality, and will undoubtedly last a long time, despite the harsh conditions it is exposed to. Unlike most winter boots, they are made of REAL leather! Now usually, a leather boot would not hold up very well against water, mud, chemicals, etc., right? Well these are a horse of a different colour, so to speak. The leather that has been used is amazingly waterproof,so it holds up wonderfully while still giving that classic look (and smell) of quality riding boots.

Summary: After a few days of wearing and riding in these (and a few years of being extremely happy with other Ariat boots ) I do not think I will purchase another brand of riding boot again! They are everything a winter boot should be: warm, waterproof, comfortable, and tough! The price may be a bit steep , but you get amazing value for your money, and with the quality of these boots, they will last you through many long, cold, winters. ( I might actually find it hard to put them away when spring finally comes!!) (These boots are also available in a paddock zipper, as well as a tall boot. They come in black and brown.)

Rating: 5

Author: Maddie Field

Date: 0000-00-00

Usefulness Rating: 3 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

Auken Ravenna English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Toggi Rundel Country Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Soless Visor Soless Helmet Visor English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Monaco English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Heritage Compass Waterproof Field Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Tipperary Sportage II Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Der Dau Custom Dress Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Dehner Custom dress boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Blundstone Paddock boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Grand Prix Prestige Zip up Paddock Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Charles Owen Wellington English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ovation Deluxe Schooler Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ovation Euro Continentail LTD Field Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Heritage Contour Zip Field Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Mountain Horse Supreme Field Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Tucci Galileo (off the rack) English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Mountain Horse Supreme Field Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Performer zip up paddock boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
International Riding Helmets Equi-Lite DFS Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Tedstep Donatello English Chaps/Boots/Helmets