The Best Boots for Mucking About at the Barn in the Mud and Rain

Rain is good, but here on the central coast it brings with it mud and muck at the barn. What are the best boots for mucking about at the barn when the rain comes?

Since we get all our rain for the year in a few months our need for muck boots is fairly seasonal. However, switching out your leather boots for rain boots to hose off or bathe your horse happens year-round.

What are the features of the best boots for mucking about at the barn?

Waterproof

Yes, of course, you want a waterproof boot for your mud stomping, mucking about and horse bathing. Yet the boot should not only to keep your feet dry, it should also allow the mud and muck to be easily hosed off.

Laides, here is a classic waterproof boot with a little flair. Bogs Classic High Winterberry rain and muck boot. This boot is 70% Neoprene and 30% natural rubber. Durafresh technology fights unwanted odors. Dual pull handles help this boot slip right onto your foot.


Men can keep the classic look and yet enjoy a waterproof boot with these working cowboy boots. Justin Men’s Driller Waterproof Work Boots are a great option for the cowboy who has to work in the rain. The sole is fitted with Stampede™ rubber and an EVA combination outsole for resistance to abrasion, chips, slipping, and marking, you’ll be covered for every kind of terrain.


This Men’s classic waterproof rain boot will keep the feet dry while being super easy to hose off. These Bogs Men’s Classic Ultra High Insulated Waterproof Winter Boots slip onto the feet easily for sloshing about in the mud and wading through deep puddles.


Comfortable

You want a boot that will keep your feet comfortable while you work in the mud and muck. Say no to rubber lining that makes your feet sweat or thin soles where you can feel the cold ground.

Perhaps even so comfortable and stylish you wear them all day while you are out and about or at work – not just at the barn.

These beautiful boots keep your feet warm and dry while showing off your equestrian statement. Dublin Women’s Maunesha Lace-Tie Waterproof Tall Boots. These beauties are made of full-grain leather with a nylon lining. They feature a moisture-wicking foot bed with double-layered cushioning as well as heel and arch support.


How about a fun horse design to dazzle your feet in the rain as you run errands or while mucking about at the barn? Sloggers waterproof rain and garden boots will add some cheer to a dreary day. There are several horsey designs in vivid color to dazzle every horse lover.


Durable

Although we won’t be mudslinging all year round, we will be out at the barn bathing our horses, mucking stalls and even walking cross country courses that have water elements. So durability is a factor.

These Bogs Women’s Waterproof boots are the farmer’s favorite boot for durability. Try this half-size boot for easy in and out while still keeping your feet dry.


Add some fun to your mucking chores with these pretty print Bogs Women’s Classic Tall Rain Boots. The dual tug holes make slipping these fun boots onto your feet simple and easy.


Looking for something light and easy to slip on while bathing or hosing off your horse year-round? Try these Slogger garden shoes with a few vivid designs for horse lovers.


With so many boot options for mucking about at the barn there is no reason to have cold, wet feet when the sky is dripping and the ground is sloggy.


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