Press Release: Riedell Skates announces Horizon, new casual skate

Written By: Riedell | October 5, 2023

October 5, 2023 Red Wing, Minn. – Riedell Skates is excited to introduce Horizon, a new entry-level, casual skate set. Horizon is a great skate choice for skaters just starting their first lessons and recreational skaters looking for quality value-priced equipment for some fun on the ice.

With the winter season approaching, Horizon is available just in time for holiday gifting, family fun on the ice, and planning winter skating adventures.

Horizon is built with a modern ergonomic toe fit for out-of-the-box comfort. The soft liner, rolled collar, and supportive cushion ensures a comfortable and positive skating experience for all. Synthetic uppers provide durability as well as light support, while the split tongue design offers stability on the ice. In addition, a stainless steel blade provides smooth edges for gliding across the ice.

The Horizon makes skating accessible to everyone who wants to try the sport of ice skating or just skate around the rink with friends.


  • Out-of-the-box comfort fit
  • Plush padded lining and rolled collar
  • Supportive, synthetic upper
  • No-maintenance PVC outsole
  • Stainless steel blade
  • Colors: White and Black
  • Sizes:
    • 9 Jr through 11 in white
    • 9 Jr through 13 in black
    • Full sizes only; medium width

Horizon will replace the now discontinued 10/110 Opal skate set and can be purchased at any authorized Riedell dealer, at, and on Amazon.

About Riedell Skates

For over 75 years, Riedell has been the leading innovator in the ice skating market. In 1945, Paul Riedell and his wife Sophie founded Riedell Skates with one goal in mind: to produce and offer only the finest quality skates available in the market. By manufacturing only top-quality, hand-crafted skating boots made in Red Wing, Minnesota, our founders built a reputation for supplying the world’s best skates with exceptional fit and comfort.

As the years go by, we continue to reinvent our product lines and hire only the most skilled and professional employees in hopes of achieving the very same perfection that inspired Paul when he set out to change the skating world forever. Today, Paul’s grandsons Scott, Bob, Paul, and Dan Riegelman carry on the Riedell reputation of quality. Along with our team of talented craftsmen and women manufacturing Riedell skates and a friendly and knowledgeable service staff, we continue to take Riedell Skates to new heights.