Originally Posted by pocketsquareguy
I've had a pair of brown and tan cowboy boots since the late 70's that I just got rid of. I wore them around in the 70's but then only for western riding. I don't find them all that comfortable, but they are practical for riding.
I would not give up on Cowboy/Western Boots just yet, if they were a stock boot, the last probably did not suit your foot. Try a Lucchese "Classic" stock boot if funds are low, and a custom fit (preowned or new) to really get an idea of the comfort in a well made boot.
Heel height and design also plays a part if you walk more than ride(like me).
Stewart Boots out of Arizona makes a very comfortable boot of the highest grade of leather and they can be had a liitle less than Lucchese.