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You can judge a man by his boots

Category: Farm Doings | Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:34 pm

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mart wrote on Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:39 pm:

I am dead serious MG,,you need to get your blog entries in book form. How well you know Texans !!

mart wrote on Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:45 pm:

Oh,,And did you know that the rake heel is also called a riding heel because it will not slip through a stirrup. But no self respecting cowboy would ever be caught on a horse wearing them. He would forever be called a sissy !!


Frank wrote on Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:12 pm:

Well written and interesting MG! I used to own a pair of Doc Marten boots in my 'rebellious' years (I wasn't that much of a rebel really).


Henry Johnson wrote on Tue Aug 26, 2014 3:32 am:

Good one, MG; reminds me of the joke about the kid who was traveling in the West and looking for cowboys.. The saw a man on a horse near the highway so he/she stopped to converse with him.. Noticing that the 'cowboy?' was wearing SNEAKERS, he/she asked why he wore sneakers instead of cowboy boots? The cowboy replied, 'I don't want to be mistaken for a TRUCK-DRIVER!'
I just love your wry sense of humour... Hank


Sjoerd wrote on Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:43 am:

What a great posting, MG. A good insight to your culture there. Priceless.

You covered all the footwear...but what if a rider is not wearing Nike's or one boot or the other...suppose that he is wearing moccasins. What does that say about the wearer (other than he may be a native american)?

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