Greetings, and thank you for visiting the Rider Boot Company!

We are a small, family owned business based in Richmond, Virginia providing classic men’s boots in unique and desirable leathers designed to be enjoyed for a lifetime.  Our (hopefully!) trademark boot will be the 3 eyelet Chukka, presented in numerous ways, including both a classic dress last and a more rounded sport last, in desirable upper materials – especially Genuine Shell Cordovan – and appropriate sole treatments.  We also look forward to presenting fantastic options in both Captoe and Wingtip boots – both mid and tall shaft.  Our goal is quality, not quantity, and a unique (if tiny) place in a market dominated by low wage manufacturing and high cost advertising.  ‘Rider’ boots are produced by Calzaturificio Cortina in Northern Italy, and our leathers are sourced from tanneries in the United States, Italy and France.  All boots are detailed with double, triple or Sestrere rubber soles, as well as Tirolese (or Storm) welts on certain models.  Durability is always the goal, while choosing lasts that are neither too clunky or too sharp. 

Thank you for viewing our first collection, and please contact me for any further information regarding our boots!


Ron Rider

June, 2008