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5 Best Dressage Boots for Horses 2020 Review

Introduction Horses wear different types of boots for different reasons, and if you ever see boots on the lower part of a horse’s legs, it is usually for one of two reasons: to protect the horse from damaging its legs while exercising or training, and to provide the horse with a little extra support, especially…

Buyers Guides

How to Bandage Horses’ Legs for Exercise: A Step-by-Step Guide

Placing bandages on your horse’s legs before you go out for an exercise session is smart for many reasons, but it is especially useful if the horse is recuperating from an injury, but isn’t quite healed yet. Bandages protect your horse’s legs while they’re traveling from one location to another and can provide warmth to…

What Are Stable Bandages Used for? A Guide to Stable Bandaging

Does My Horse Need Brushing Boots?

Brushing boots, also called splint boots, are placed over the lower limbs of a horse’s legs and protect them from scratches and bruises that can occur when the horse is jumping over a wooden fence or even if its legs brush up against one another as it’s jumping or exercising. There is little doubt that…

What Are Hoof Boots and Why We Use Them

Brushing Boots for Cobs? Pros and Cons

Brushing boots are great protective devices for horses, especially when they are being exercised or trained. For very small horses such as cobs, owners often wonder if brushing boots are even necessary, and there are, in fact, pros and cons to letting your cob wear any type of boots on its legs. Horse owners seem…

Therapeutic Horseback Riding – An Overview

A Buyer’s Guide to Horse Boots for Different Occasions

One of the most important things to keep in mind when shopping for horse boots is that different horses have different protection needs, especially when they engage in different activities. If you have a horse that you take out for show jumping, you can bet that their hooves are going to require a different degree…

A Quick Look at Different Types of Horse Boots and Polo Wraps

A Quick Look at Different Types of Horse Boots and Polo Wraps

Having the right pads and protective gear is essential for any athlete, and the same holds true for horses. Equine activities vary greatly in terms of the demands they place on horses’ bodies, and so it’s important to make sure that our horses are protected with the right type of horse boots or wraps for…

How to Choose the Best Horse Boots for Show Jumping, Dressage, and Turnout

How to Choose the Best Horse Boots for Show Jumping, Dressage, and Turnout

Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of horse riding or are at home in the saddle, finding the right boots can be a big challenge. Chances are you’ve already heard about some of the most basic boot differences. Leather boots may be more comfortable, and certainly have style points going for them, but due…

Support a Horse in Need with the Best Horse Boots for Laminitis, Arthritis, and Tendon Support

Support a Horse in Need with the Best Horse Boots for Laminitis, Arthritis, and Tendon Support

For thousands of years, horses have stood as symbols of freedom. From chariots to knights to cavalry officers and horse-drawn carriages, horses have had a huge impact on human society. Until just over a century ago, the fastest way to get from one place to another was a horse. Having a horse meant having an…

Support a Horse in Need with the Best Horse Boots for Laminitis, Arthritis, and Tendon Support

A Beginner’s Guide to Horse Boots

If you are just becoming acquainted with the equestrian world, the question of what to wear while riding can seem a little daunting. Most of us have an image of horse riding either being a permanently 19th century pastime or else the exclusive domain of the wealthy, and while those connotations aren’t entirely unfounded, the…

How Do I Choose the Right Horse Boots for My Horse?

How Do I Choose the Right Horse Boots for My Horse?

Horse Boots The best way to determine how to choose the best horse boots for your horse is to first decide which condition you’re trying to remedy or why you want the boots in the first place. These boots are made for specific purposes and for all types of horses, so it’s good to study…