It can be difficult to break in new boots for horse riding. You need to get it right. Improperly broken in boots can cause discomfort and other injuries. You can easily break in your boots and make them suitable for riding with the right steps. This article will cover everything you need to know about breaking in your new horse riding boots. Continue reading to find out how to properly break in your boots.
What you’ll need
You will need some materials before you can begin to break in your new horse riding boots. A pair of thick socks, soft cloth, or brush, leather conditioner, as well as a waterproofing agent are all you will need. Your feet will be protected from the boots’ leather by wearing thick socks. You can apply the conditioner to the boots with a cloth or brush. The conditioner and waterproofing agents will soften and make the leather more comfortable.
Breaking In the Boots
Once your materials are gathered, you can begin to break in your boots. Apply a thin coat of leather conditioner to the boots’ entire surface. This will soften the leather and make them more flexible. Use the brush or cloth to apply the conditioner to the leather. This will ensure that conditioner is evenly distributed. Apply a waterproofing agent next to the boots. This will prevent the leather from getting damaged or discolored. The waterproofing agent can be applied to the leather using the same brush or cloth as the conditioner. Put on thick socks and put on your boots. To help the leather mold to your feet, wear them around the house for a while. You will also break in the leather, making the boots more comfortable.
Tips to Break in Your Boots
A boot stretcher is a great tool.
You can try a boot stretcher to loosen your boots if they are still too tight even after you have followed the above steps. To help your boots conform to your feet, a boot stretcher is a tool that you can insert into the boots. Boot stretchers that are not specifically designed for horse riding boots may not work.
Use boot inserts
Boot inserts can be used to make your boots more comfortable if they are still feeling uncomfortable after you have broken them in. Boot inserts provide additional support and cushioning for your feet. You can choose from foam, gel, or air-filled.
Boot liners can make your boots more comfortable. Boot liners fit into the boots and offer extra insulation and cushioning. You can find them in wool, fleece, or synthetic.
It can be difficult to get your new horse riding boots on the right foot. You can make your boots more comfortable and ready to ride by using the right materials. To soften and make the leather more flexible, use a waterproofing agent and leather conditioner. To make your boots more comfortable, you can use thick socks, a boot extender, boot inserts, and liners. These steps will allow you to break in your boots and get them ready for riding.
What materials should I use to break in my boots?
A pair of thick socks, soft cloths or brushes, leather conditioner and a waterproofing agent are all you will need.
Are regular boot stretchers safe to use for breaking in boots?
You should only use a boot extender made for horses riding boots. Boot stretchers made for regular use may not be appropriate.
What are boot inserts?
Boot inserts provide additional support and cushioning for your feet. You can choose from foam, gel, or air-filled.