Wellies and trainers are unsuitable for this reason. There is a current trend towards riding in ‘yard’ boots. … Also, remember the stirrup needs to fit the size of the boot you’re using – you may need a larger stirrup for this type of footwear.
Can you wear sneakers horseback riding?
The heel will keep your foot from slipping through the stirrup when riding. In this case, gym shoes are not appropriate for riding a horse. The tread on many hiking and winter boots is too heavy and in case of a fall may jam in the stirrup. You also want to avoid any boots with waffle tread.
Can you wear Dr Martens horse riding?
Just make sure they are over the ankle and you’ll be fine. I’ve been wearing docs since day one of my riding time. I wear Docs. I also have a pair of Wilcox Boots, they’re awesome.