Der Dau was established over 50 years ago in New York, by master craftsman, Jose Der. The company built its exceptional reputation by using the traditional techniques of master leather artisans and hands on customer service. Throughout the decades, Der Dau, Inc. became a popular destination for exhibitors at the most prestigious horse shows, including The National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden. Today, the company remains family owned and is operated under the tutelage of Jose’s son, Joseph.
Der Dau remains passionately dedicated to its legacy of producing the finest riding boots. This pinnacle of quality is achieved by building each boot by expert craftsman and hand selecting only the finest quality materials. Culminating on their rich foundation of traditional artisanship, Der Dau has incorporated sophisticated innovation to create boots that consistently meet the functional and design needs of modern equestrians. Each Der Dau boot remains handmade in the United States and is custom built to the exact standards specified by each customer. The company’s overriding commitment for excellence has made its boots the choice for the most discriminating riders- from dedicated equestrian enthusiasts to Olympic medal winners.