riding boot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n riding boot a boot without laces that is worn for riding horses; part of a riding habit
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  • Richard Rumbold
    Richard Rumbold
    “I never could believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and spurred to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden.”


In literature:

He carried a twig which he used as a riding crop, slapping his boots as he walked.
"Sjambak" by John Holbrook Vance
His jacket was of close wool, belted; his boots were high and suitable for riding.
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
The silence of her entrance was from her having, a few minutes earlier, exchanged her riding-boots for satin slippers.
"The Continental Dragoon" by Robert Neilson Stephens
My riding boots were so wet I could not get them on, so I must ride barefoot.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
And I in my riding boots!
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
With the spurred heel of his riding-boot he drew a deep furrow in the clayey soil.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
He had slid into his riding-breeches and was hurriedly dragging on the heavy boots.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
Boots, however, were riding-gear.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
I had heard them, alone at the bedside, striking their boots with their riding-whips, and loitering up and down.
"International Short Stories" by Various
For the other was got up in riding boots and breeches, as if for a journey.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford

In poetry:

In the cool of morning Andrew Jackson came,
A young man riding on a horse of flame,
Tossed the reins to a black boy, and strode
High-booted and quick-oathed to court and code.
"Twilight On Union Street" by Donald Grady Davidson
"Grimly my guns lie: the drivers beside
Yearn for the sight of the teams they must ride:
Loaded my wains are with war's heavy freighting;
All booted and spurred there my yeomen stand waiting."
"The Quest (Horses For The Army)" by Cicely Fox Smith
No light, no light in the blue Polish eye.
When he finished a riding boot packed down the earth.
The Luger hovered lightly in its glove.
He was shot in the belly and in three hours bled to death.
"More Light! More Light!" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

What is the best boots and chaps for endurance riding .
Creating environMENTALLY nicer products, collaborating with artists that ride, and setting the boot pack into previously unknown territory with groundbreaking technology.
Flat riding boots are big news in the fashion world this fall.
Support rides are available for all forms of competition as Sidi offers a boot for every need.
Mesh shirts, studded harnesses, riding boots and backs covered in elaborate tattoos were de rigueur.
Whether you're riding or not, buttery soft riding boots and bit-accented pieces are chicly appropriate.
With a snug fit against the top of your boots, there is less chance of water being driven up my pant leg when riding in wet conditions, and it also eliminates annoying wind flap around my ankles.
German sneaker and sportswear manufacturer Puma AG has entered the motorcycle industry with a collection of riding boots.
Jeffrey Tyler riding boots, $99 at Off Broadway Shoes ( Provided by Off Broadway Shoes ).
An innate connection with horses has her training and riding championship quarter horses—and winning titles to boot.
Look, I am fine with riding boots being appropriated for full-time fashion use.