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[RC] re: Ariat Terrain - jcheard

> Yes, will work with dressage saddle/standard irons.  I've worn mine for =
"" as long as 12 hour ride/hike & my feet felt great.  That was a switch =
> since they often hurt.
> As to the wet....... I put mink oil on mine before wearing the first =
> time.  Walked into the Rogue River & my feet stayed dry until I went in =
> over the tops.  Even wet they were comfortable to hike in.
> I bought 1/2 size smaller since they run wide/large.  Have to wear light =
> sox because they weren't as much too large as I'd understood them to be.
> In addition, I like the tread...... enough to make hiking comfortable, =
> but not enough to hang in the stirrups.  Deeper tread on the heels which =
> definitely helps walking down slopes.
> carol
>   ----- Original Message -----=20
>   From: Susan_Bothern=20
>   To: ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
>   Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2003 6:56 AM
>   Subject: [RC] Ariat Terrain
>   Quick questions for those of you who are wearing the Arait Terrain =
> sneaker -- I ride in a dressage saddle with standard irons -- are these =
> sneakers streamlined enough to ride in?  I usually wear a traditional =
> paddock boot, but my knees are killing me and am looking for something =
> that's comfy all day long.  Also how do they hold up to wet -- like =
> tromping through a pasture to catch a horse?  Run wide?  True to size?
>   Thanks,
>   Susan