DALLAS, Apr 5, 2011/ FW/ — For the serious equestrian, wearing the perfect riding boots is equivalent to finding the perfect kitten heels to a fashionista – comfortable, functional, easy-to-wear and great to look at.
And, Ariat leader in innovative Western & English footwear and accessories introduces Volant™ a unique collection of women’s English footwear and half chaps that will appeal to the serious equestrian.
Combining leading technology, premium leathers and thoughtful design and construction, Volant proposes a sleek and stylish collection of tall boots, paddock boots and half chaps.
Features and benefits of Ariat’s new Volant collection includes:
- Cobalt Quantum Technology provides optimal stability, cushioning and flexion as well as breathability with temperature managing foot beds for exceptional comfort.
- Premium leather construction comprised of European calf leather, stretch mesh, oiled leather inner calf (for optimal grip) and leather lining, creates a superior fit.
- Durable and ergonomic Duratread™ sole delivers maximum wear resistance.
Spur guard provides protection and comfort across the back of the heel while the spur cradle offers center lock-in and diverse spur height options.
“Previewed at the 2010 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Lexington, KY and at the SPOGA tradeshow in Germany, the Volant collection has received very positive response from equestrian enthusiasts from an array of disciplines,” said Holly Andrews, product manager for English footwear at Ariat International.
“We have created a line of boots like no other; we have directly addressed the intense appetite from equestrian athletes for a contemporary boot that will bring them to their peak performance. The phenomenal fit and cutting-edge technology make these boots and half chaps ideal for all day use, either in the saddle or around the barn.”
The following of the Volant collection is available now: Volant Vented Tall Back Zip, (featuring ventilated front intake ports), Volant Tall Front Zip, Volant Zip Paddock and Volant Chap.
The Volant Tall Lace H2O, a waterproof boot with back zip and adjustable side lacing system, will be available in September 2011.
To find more about the Volant collection, to purchase and/or find a retailer, visit www.ariat.com/Volant