Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • According to most buyers, the Ariat Ryder flaunts an attractive and straightforward design.
  • Many enjoy wearing the shoe all day without worrying since it is exceptionally comfortable.
  • Despite having a straightforward design, a handful of wearers find the sneaker stylish and easy to dress.
  • Several purchasers enjoy the slip-on feature that allows them to change their footwear easily.
  • Users of this slip-on receive plenty of flattering remarks.
  • A couple of customers express their desire to cop another pair and try a different color.
  • Some notice that the Ryder slip-on sneaker from Ariat is lightweight.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Few buyers hope to see the Ariat Ryder in different sole colors like tan aside from its typical white outsole.
  • One customer mentions that the Ariat slip-on lacks support.

Bottom line

The Ariat Ryder is another slip-on sneaker that ensures practicality; you will not need different footwear for different occasions. Although the silhouette of the shoe is made especially for casual days, it is sleek enough for some formal events. Additionally, you can go all day without exhausting your feet with its cushy footbed.

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Good to know

The Ariat Ryder is for the ladies only and is released in regular width. Some may be hesitant with the fit of the shoe due to its slip-on design, but there is no need to worry since it provides a snug fit that successfully keeps the feet in place. Aside from securing the feet in place, it is also easy to move around because, like many low-top sneakers, it allows the feet to move freely. It also has an elastic side panel that will expand and contract when putting the shoe on and off.

The Ariat Ryder is a casual shoe that has a slip-on profile. It is released in a number of colorways; some are plain, some are colorful, and although the slip-on is multicolored, it presents a mellow finish.

Due to the Ariaty sneaker’s simple and straightforward design, it can match almost everything. The Ariat Ryder exceptionally pairs well with nearly any casual attire. However, it can also be used for work when paired with black jeans.

Wearers can easily pull off from any footwear and slip into this comfortable casual slip-on. Its mellow tones catch the eye of many people, which entices them to wear this sneaker everywhere. It features a side stretch elastic panel to assist when putting the shoe on and off. 

The Ariat Ryder also has a cushioned footbed that features ATS technology for the ultimate combination of flexibility and cushioning. Because of this, it allows people to enjoy their day outside without worrying about having a fatigued foot.

Beth Cross and Pam Parker founded Ariat in 1993, which is the first brand to integrate athletic footwear technology to boots for equestrian athletes. The company’s name took inspiration from the “Secretariat”, a legendary racehorse that has become a Triple Crown winner in 1973. The competitive spirit of this horse inspired the company.

Ariat is a brand for equestrian sports and other outdoor activities. It has become the official supplier of footwear to the Federation Equestrian International (FEI), which is the global governing body for equestrian sports, including the Olympics, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the Professional Bull Riding (PBR), and many more.

Taking a break from riding boots, Ariat offers the Ryder slip-on. Non-riders and riders taking a break from equestrian can easily reach out for this shoe and enjoy a stroll around the city while feeling like walking on the clouds with its lightweight characteristic that strives to give maximum comfort.

  • The upper of the shoe is made of mixed materials.
  • The Ariat Ryder has a flexible rubber outsole that provides traction.

Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.