6 Best Ariat Paddock Boots

by Michelle Drum November 29, 2021 4 min read

Ariat paddock boots

Paddock boots strike the perfect balance between comfort, durability, and style. Also called ankle riding boots, this equestrian footwear extends just a few inches above the ankle. Shorter and less bulky than tall English riding boots, paddock boots are well-suited for all-day wear, an ideal choice for casual riding or working around the stables. In this post, we highlight six of Ariat’s best paddock boots, focusing on their women’s paddock boots. We share what makes each pair stand out and explain why Ariat riding boots are so popular with equestrians. 

Why Choose Ariat Paddock Boots?

Ariat’s paddock boots are the product of nearly 30 years of experience creating exceptional footwear and apparel specially designed for equestrians. Ariat has a reputation for crafting high-quality, durable women’s paddock boots that look as good as they feel, making them a favorite of English riders both in the US and abroad. 

6 Best Ariat Paddock Boots Loved by Equestrians

1. Ariat Women's Heritage Breeze Zip Paddock Boot — $149.95

Ariat Women's Heritage Breeze Zip Paddock Boot

The Ariat Women's Heritage Breeze Zip Paddock Boot delivers good looks and exceptional comfort. These ankle riding boots have an extra-soft, full-grain leather upper. The punched toe cap adds a stylish touch. 

This boot feels great on your feet too. The Four Layer Rebound (4LR) technology uses four individual layers of cushioning to provide superior comfort. A lightweight shank makes them extra stable by reducing lateral movement. And they’re lined with a special moisture-wicking material to keep your feet dry and comfortable. Ankle flexion notches allow for easy movement. These paddock boots are completely washable too.

2. Ariat Women's Devon Nitro Paddock Boot — $229.95

Ariat Women's Devon Nitro Paddock Boot

Another popular offering from Ariat is their Women's Devon Nitro Paddock Boot. These uber-stylish, high-end ankle riding boots sport a soft padded collar and tongue at the top. An antiqued brass zipper and stitched toe cap level up any riding outfit. 

This popular Ariat women’s paddock boot features a premium, full-grain leather upper that’s waterproofed, making it a perfect choice for weathering soggy days. The supple leather lining wraps your feet in comfort. These paddock boots are designed for all-day wear. Ariat’s Nitro technology features open-cell cushioning that protects joints and bones from the rigors of riding. The cutting-edge ShockShield heel design diffuses heel strike force for maximum shock absorption. The Duratread outsoles feature strategically placed traction zones for superior grip and stability. 

3. Ariat Women's Heritage IV Zip H2O Paddock Boot — $159.95

Ariat Women's Heritage IV Zip H2O Paddock Boot

A perfect all-around choice for riding on-course or working around the stables, Ariat’s Women's Heritage IV H2O Paddock Boot is an all-black, full-grain leather women’s ankle boot. A zipper with Ariat-logoed pull and plain toe cap add elegant accents.

These women’s paddock boots don’t just look sharp — they’re comfortable to wear as well. The soft padded top collar and elastic twin gore stretch panels at the ankle allow for easy, comfortable strides. The updated Duratread outsoles have specially placed traction zones for maximum grip. A stability device embedded into the sole provides solid footing. The engineered heel with specially designed landing area diffuses the impact force of heel strikes.

4. Ariat Women's Scout Zip Up Paddock Boot — $114.95

Ariat Women's Scout Zip Up Paddock Boot

Elegant simplicity and an advanced, comfort-first design come together in the Ariat Women’s Scout Zip Up Paddock Boot. With a beautiful matte black leather upper, antiqued brass zipper, and plain toe cap, these women’s paddock boots look great in and out of the saddle. 

Ariat’s 4LR technology uses four layers of specialized padding in the soles for a soft, supportive feel. The elastic twin gore stretch panels allow for easy movement. These paddock boots are lined with a specially designed moisture-wicking material that pulls sweat away from the skin to keep feet cool and dry, even during intense riding. Duratread outsoles flex easily as you walk and provide superior tread wear. This paddock boot is an ideal choice for the entry-level rider.

5. Ariat Women's Ascent Paddock Boot — $159.95

Ariat Women's Ascent Paddock Boot

The Ariat Women's Ascent Paddock Boot is a high performance, athletic take on the classic paddock boot design. Flexible, lightweight construction and breathable knit collar make these some of the most comfortable paddock boots Ariat manufacturers. FLX Foam midsoles provide superior cushioning and shock absorption. The Pro Performance insoles are anatomically designed to mold to the feet. The Women’s Ascent Paddock Boot is an ideal choice for equestrians who take comfort seriously. 

6. Ariat Women’s Performer Nitro Paddock Boot — $229.95

Ariat Women's Performer Nitro Paddock Boot 

The Ariat Women’s Performer Nitro Paddock Boot is one of Ariat’s top tier riding boots, pairing high-end design with superior comfort. The supple, full-grained leather upper, soft leather lining, and waterproofed exterior keep your feet comfortable while protected from the elements. 

These women’s ankle riding boots have a dual stretch gore fit system that keeps the top of the boots snuggly in place while allowing for easy movement. The Nitro footbed is made using a lightweight, open-cell material that provides ample cushioning and enhances mid-foot and heel torsional stability. ShockShield technology diffuses heel strike impacts for superior shock absorption.

Ariat’s Paddock Boots for Women Deliver Comfort and Style

Ariat’s paddock boots are a popular choice with avid riders for good reason. Their boots combine exceptional comfort with superior style. Whether you’re out on a casual ride or on your feet all day working around the stables, Ariat ankle riding boots keep you looking and feeling your best.


Browse through our large collection of Ariat women’s paddock boots! If you have questions about any of our products, give us a call at 864-457-3557. We’re always glad to help!


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