Ideal for the show ring. "Shiny", high quality, full grained black, brown, and navypatentleather. Features include a grippe, no slip tread and sewn-on composition sole. The steel shank provides stability, durability and exceptional support. Theanti-microbial "comfort" pad cushions your tootsies. This boot is an exceptional value. After extensive research, we suggest you order your normal size. Some testers felt it was a little snug, others, a little roomy but all said they'd buy their normal size.