Ariat Boot Co. exclusive ATS technology supports and cushions as you move, promoting good posture and reducing fatigue. At the core of ATS boot technology is the Ariat ATS composite shank. This patented shank design reduces skeletal and muscular fatigue and injury. Mid-foot support reduces metatarsal stress. The forked shank design allows natural forefoot flex. The ATS footbed has a low-friction surface to protect from heat build-up and blistering. Shock-absorbing gel forefoot cushion reduces skeletal impact stress on knees, hips, and lower back. Cupped footbed chassis offers torsional stability. The Ariat Mclintock performance cowboy boot features a full grain black leather foot under a fancy stitched 12" matching leather shaft. Leather lining. Non-removable insole. Single stitched welt. Medium toe. 1 1/2" walking boot heel.