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The prairies and the plains of the Old West is the place where horse riding boots originated. People made these boots out of their basic needs in the past. But now it’s different. These days, horse riding shoes are seen as a fashionable addition to the shoe collection. If you observe the horse riding shoes of Old West times, you will see that these shoes have become very changed today. The horse riding shoes of olden times are not at all comparable to the shoes we see in the market today. Obviously, people in that era did not have sophisticated technology to make ultra comfortable footwear. In the early part of 19th century, horse riding shoes became available to the people in the Old West. As wagons and railroads were introduced, boot makers from the Eastern part started to disseminate their boot making craftsmanship among the Westerners. Though the pioneers of the boot making were the early settlers, this industry did not flourish as a booming one until the Civil War. Boot making then took a large turn after the civil war of west. You may be wondering how come civil war played a part in the popularity of horse riding footwear. When the confederate and Union troops were fighting each other violently, they were in need of boots. This give a good platform for the development of horse riding shoes industry. In fact, you can even deduce that confederates could not give fight to union troops because of their low quality gears. The Union troops were well equipped with right shoes and this affected the outcome of the whole war. This is the history behind the development of horse riding and military shoes of today. Shapes and sizes started to take standard form. The materials also became an important thing in the shoe making process. Leather was used in the making of thesole jazz shoes. These were almost hip high too.
Spanish Vaqueros has also played important part in the design of horse riding shoes. Many say that people in Spanish Vqueros produced these shoes in early 15th and 16 centuries. The leather used in such shoes used to be quite durable. These people were the ones who introduced high heels and pointed tips for horse riding shoes. The Spanish people also played their part in the making of these shoes. These high heeled pointed shoes gradually transformed to better designed boots in the 1800s. Leather was and is still the most popular material for horse riding shoes. It was not an easy task to come up with different sizes and shapes of these leather made boots. You had to shape them differently from pair to pair. Different craftsmen would prefer different length for thesested baker eugorb shoes. The heel also varied to some extent. Even during that time, leather horse riding shoes were common because they were very durable. The evolution of horse riding boots has made the boot lovers quite happy as they have a lot of variety to choose from. You can get cowboy shoes in nice designs today. You can go for American or English style of cowboy shoes. In the past, people did not have this plethora of choices. You can choose according to your taste and need. Online Web 2.0 Version “Interesting Facts About Horse Riding Shoes” You can read the online version of this press releasehere.