Measuring guide

Gibson Saddlers recommend the following measurement guidelines for made-to-order boots and chaps - You might need to ask a friend to assist when measuring for the most accurate results.

Please note: Products made from measurements provided by our customers cannot be accepted for return.


Gibson boot guidelines
  1. Length of Leg MeasurementGround - knee. Mark leg at measured point.
  2. Height of Calf MeasurementGround - widest point of calf.
  3. Top of Leg MeasurementMeasure around leg from mark made in step 1.
  4. Calf MeasurementMeasure around widest point of calf.
  5. Above Ankle MeasurementMeasure around 15cm from floor.
  6. Long Heel MeasurementMeasure base of heel, over throat of in-step.
  7. In-Step MeasurementMeasure from in-step over arch of foot.
  8. Ball of Foot MeasurementMeasure around ball of foot.
  9. Foot SizePlease account for socks.
how to measure for boots

Gibson Half Chaps Guidelines

When taking measurements for Gibson Riding Chaps, please take into account how you would like the product to fit - tight, comfortable or loose.

  1. Below Knee MeasurementMeasure around knee. Taken just below knee cap, allowing leg to bend.
  2. Calf MeasurementMeasure around widest part of calf. Tighten tape slightly.
  3. Ankle MeasurementMeasure around ankle, over boots that are to be worn when riding. Tighten tape slightly.
  4. Length MeasurementApprox 1" from ground - point below the knee measured in step 1.
how to measure for half chaps

Gibson Full Chaps Guidelines

When taking measurements for Gibson Riding Chaps, please take into account how you would like the product to fit - tight, comfortable or loose.

  1. Waist MeasurementMeasure around waist and over clothing that will be worn. Tighten tape slightly.
  2. Thigh MeasurementMeasure around widest part of thigh. Tighten tape slightly to allow for required fit.
  3. Knee MeasurementMeasure around widest part of knee. Tighten tape slightly to allow for required fit..
  4. Calf MeasurementMeasure around the widest part of the calf. Tighten the tape slightly allowing for the type of fit that is required.
  5. Ankle MeasurementMeasure around ankle, over boots that will be worn when riding. Tighten tape slightly.
  6. Inside of Leg MeasurementTop of thigh - approx 1’ from ground. Use a rigid ruler if possible to ensure accuracy.
  7. Outside of Leg MeasurementWaist - approx 1" from ground. Use a rigid ruler if possible to ensure accuracy.
how to measure for full chaps

Do you need further assistance?

Feel free to contact us and we'll be more than happy to help!