Nov 6, 2008 #1 well - honey had her last set of front on today (touch wood!) Extremely dry conditions can cause brittle, cracked feet. No matter how good a boot is, if the owner can’t get it on or off easily, they won’t use it, especially if the horse is sore and struggles to lift his feet. When measuring for hoof boots, it is important to match the width and length of the hoof to the hoof boot size. What do you guys think? Therapeutic Boots are designed for horses suffering with hoof and lower limb related injury or lameness. The wider than long hoof is another common front foot shape, particularly in draught and TB horses. If you've made the choice to let your horse go barefoot (without metal shoes), then they'll most likely need protection when they go out for a ride. Ideally this is done just after a fresh trim, and all hoof boots are designed with a growth tolerance built in. You can check out this introduction to horse boots by Horse Illustrated here. Just look at these little beauties! There is now a 4WW size also. Glue-on boots and shoes, done correctly, are a great way of providing 24×7 sole protection. 1 of 2 … They are an older team, and flame has a little arthritis. As a result, veterinarians and farriers must do the best they can with the options available, one of which is the hoof boot. Great for endurance racing and trail riding. The BFB Hoof Boot is Rocking these Horses’ Worlds: “This is Jack and Flame, a team of Suffolk Punch horses driven at the 2019 Calgary Stampede parade. So if I were going with Easyboots I would choose either the Gloves or the Epics. He is a horse that is normally shod, The renegade folks are WAY helpful and awesome people. Hoof Bootique has the largest stock of Renegade Classic and Renegade Viper hoof boots in the UK, and we also stock a great range of Evo Boot, Scoot Boot, Equine Fusion, Swiss Galopper, Easycare, New & Old Mac, Cavallo and Floating Boots boots, so you should be able to find the right hoof boots for your horse here. The newer Easyboot back country glove trail boot comes in wide widths. H oof boots can be worn for riding in a variety of disciplines and we can recommend suitable types based on different requirements. Bridgend After pavement work, he sometimes seems sore. They caused visible indentation lines in my morgan's heel bulbs, and he would get very upset and start freaking. The manufacturers web … posie Honey's slave... Feb 28, 2008 3,274 0 0 Scotland www.barkscotland.com . then in jan she will go barefoot front and back! I… Not bad but much more and it would be a rub. The Best Horse Rider Review Round-Up is here. If your horse had hoof measurements of 139mm width x 128mm length a size 6 in an old mac G1 would offer the best fit. PERFECTION! If you are between trims, you need to allow a little leeway, expect them to be a tighter fit than you expect at first when new and be prepared that they may not fit after the next trim if it is more or less radical than you expect, hence it is worth speaking to your trimmer to see what they are aiming for long term. Cavallo hoof boots also will often suit this hoof shape nicely. Mid Glamorgan The best I have found are the Cavallo line of boots! Hoof boots tend to favour the hoof that is longer than it is wide to some degree, and this hoof shape is normally best suited to an old mac G2, or a boa. They look big and clunky, but I have seen them in action and really liked them. The Equine Fusion Jogging Shoes have been designed to fully address all the above issues and in my opinion are the best hoof boots for your horse. My mares foot is also very round and she is going well in Easyboot Edges although I noticed today after a hard weekend of probably 35 to 40 miles she was starting to get a little raw on her bulbs. Now also stocking the new Easyshoe. The Renegade ® Hoof Boot was specifically designed for hooves which are maintained with natural heel heights. The focus is to protect your equine’s hoofs from walking on hard floors such as concrete pavements. The round hoof, of hoof that is very slightly (approx 5mm) longer than it is wide is the most common front hoof shape. The nice thing about the Landers (Renegade makers/owners) is they will let you swap out a boot for another one of similar quality if you end up buying one that doesn't fit quite right. Renegade Hoof Boots are the ultimate hoof that will not rub even for distances of 100 miles. If you have to compromise with sizes, try to make sure the width is as tight as possible (but within the measurement guide) to grip the hoof, and keep the break over as short as possible. When these wear out, shes getting 2ww rennies. After over 25 trail rides testing out 6 different pairs of trail hoof boots over the course of 1 month, we’ve concluded that the hoof boot our horses performed the best in are the Cavallo Sports Hoof Boots. 28, 2010, 03:49 PM. 1; 2; Next. This hoof shape is common in hind feet, where the hoof is more concave and shovel shaped. Many use them as a backup, while many use them as a safe and efficient barefoot hoof protection for long-term stability. For example, a hoof width 129mm x 154mm length would need a size 9 G2 probably with inserts, even though the width is really better suited to a size 5. We accept the following credit and debit cards: Equine Podiatry Supplies PHCP (Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners) provides classes on boots, booting and hoof protection that are open to hoof care providers and owners, but what most people do is use trial and error. Hoof Care. Some of the key features that make these hoof boots so great include the unique tread pattern that supports the frog and the innovative sole design that provides a natural heel (skid) brake. Qualified hoof care providers (farriers and trimmers) can provide hoof boot fitting, sales & services the way a shoeing farrier provides shoes. They offer incredible hoof protection for a barefoot equine. What a PITA. If the horses feet are too big to fit an original G1 old mac, booting can be a problem. 10-11-13 Steampunk style. The only time this will not work successfully is a narrow chested pony or small horse as the boots will be too wide for the horse to cope with and will catch them on each other. A forum community dedicated to horse owners and enthusiasts. None seem to be ideal for her. The width is taken at the widest point of the horses hoof (normally approximately ½ way or slightly over ½ way towards the heel from the toe). Online Equine stock a very wide range of Hoof Boots from leading manufacturers Easycare, Cavallo, Equine Fusion, and Scoot Boots. Love them. Even if they can be a pain at times. I am going to take a look at Easycare's website, but I thought I would get your guys opinions too. Sizes 7-10 $122 each. The front hooves of most horses tend to be more round in shape and wider than the hind hooves. Easyboots come in regular and wide sizes. hoof boot your horse will love to wear. I really love the design since it allows for very natural movement and has almost zero chance of causing rubs, but if you go that route, definitely send pics to them first for fitting opinions. 46 St Patricks Drive The Easyboot Trail Original is the easiest hoof boot in the world to apply and remove. I want something that can do lots of mileage in and I haven't had good luck with Old Macs and don't want to try the Boas either. Prices include postage. ^^Yes, it's the Trail upper on the Glove shell, so comes in all the 'wide Glove' sizes. We carry a variety of hoof boots, with most from EasyCare (the Easyboot) and Cavallo. I found some Epics in the bargain bin at Easycare in my horse's size (1) and bought a couple. Glued On Boots & Shoes. They are so much easier to use than the Epics, and they are more comfortable for the horse by far. Come join the discussion about breeding, grooming, reviews, health, behavior, housing, adopting, care, classifieds, and more! GET SIZED. made of a soft, fully flexible upper which does not interfere with the downwards movement of the fetlock. Hoof Care. BEST HORSE HOOF BOOT SOLUTION. But they really just should have used a more common sizing system and just went up to a 2.5 or 3. Hopefully he will do okay in them. sit below the hairline, so there is little that has the potential to cause discomfort even. Although most commonly seen during the wet winter and spring months, hoof abscesses can plague horses year-round. Measuring right after a fresh trim is best. Just that occasionally(generally relating to bad fitting) I've found horses that seem to find boots uncomfortable, but this is generally resolved by adjusting trim, using pads, etc. I had nothing but problems with the Renegades in terms of fit. Most cost more than 10 times the cost of a pair of steel horseshoes. I had a pony with very round feet (actually slightly wider than long), and had a pair made for her in the cutback style (the company does the cutback...I wouldn't try it myself). It is much more economical that ending up with a cupboard full of nearly new hoof boots! www.horseforum.com/horse-health/hoof-lameness-info-horse-owners-89836/, https://www.horseforum.com/members/4160/album/chestnut-5339/pictures-128437.jpg, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Furthermore, you can also read the reviews for your favorite products, where users have left notes in regards to how the covering fits, as well as installation tips. The most modern hoof boots do not fit ths shape well, and if your horse has measurements where the width is more than 5mm more than the length, the original old mac (G1) is the only suitable hoof boot. They look bulky too. With the Cavallo BFB and Pads he’s able to do many miles and remains comfortable. Ignore the advice to, "just go up to the next size" if the width isnt in the same range as the length. The regular size tends to fit a narrower hoof, and the wide size tends to fit a rounder hoof. This guide will help you choose the best hoof boots for your horse. Weird! Sizes 0-6 $113 each. Select the size epic as tight as possible to the width, and replace the heel strap with one a size smaller than the boots in order to push the foot forward into the boot. I tried 5 different sizes/widths/cutback options on and my horse twists them clear out of the wires every time. The horse in question, is a 3 year old mare, who was fed some ‘hot’ alfalfa hay. The original old mac is made to fit this shape foot, all other hoof boots will have excessive toe length which slows the horses break over, and causes a high incidence of boot loss through overreaching and treading the boot off. Shop now! I have heard of that causing issues before also. That said, hoof boots are best used for all kinds of horseriding purposes including for parades, enduring riding, or for police use. Do note, however, that due to this type of hoof boot being rather expensive, it is best to carefully measure before purchasing, and in case you have any doubts, you can contact the manufacturer who'll give you the right information. Hiking socks can be used over the hoof (with Gold Bond). 61 Get it Tuesday, Dec 29 Okay, well, here's what I ended up doing. Properties from Landhousefarm.com. But I don't see any probs of discomfort the vast majority of the time. If the horse has measurements giving the width at more than 5mm greater than the length, the only suitable hoof boots are going to be the Scoot Boot, Renegade Classic or Renegade Viper Hoof Boots (as Renegades can either be cut-back/shortened in length to match the horse, or a custom size created if necessary) or the Floating Boots. We designed a boot that improves the health of your horse's hooves every step of the way. After this weekend of seeing the slight rubbing starting on my mare in the edges im seriously considering selling them now in favor of rennies for her also. Hoof Boot for Round Feet! They are the heaviest hoof boot in my experience & caused interference & forging in Kenny. Use a 12mm comfort pad to cut a cresent shape and insert it into the toe to keep the foot from jamming into the end of the hoof boot. They have 2W and 2WW as the widest there for awhile which were the same length of boot but each a tad wider than the other. FREE DELIVERY OVER $215 & 4-7 DAYS DELIVERY . Hoof Boots Australia - Australia's leading provider of hoof boots & hoof protection solutions for Australian riders. BENEFITS OF THE JOGGING SHOES. JavaScript is disabled. From the information given, you will find recommendations for your horses hoof shape, but if your horse is between shapes, or has one hoof one shape and one the other, look at as many recommended hoof boots as possible and choose the hoof boots that most closely fit the hooves. The front feet of a navicular or lamanitic horse can often be very much long than wide, which can limit the boots available, once the measurements become more extreme, the old mac G2 becomes the best option when used with the inserts to take up the width. hey have helped one of my clients a bunch getting her horses fit. If your horses foot is really too extreme for any of the boots, you may have to consider having a pair made- there are places in the US that will make to measure (at a price!). Front feet are designed to bear 60-70% of the horses weight, which produces a slightly larger rounder bearing surface than hind feet which tend to be more concave and shovel shaped in appearance. For example a hoof that is 130mm width x 139 mmlength would fit a size 2 in an epic/bare/grip well, or an old mac G2 size 6. Once you have determined the width and length of the hooves you wish to boot, have a look at them and decide using the information below which shape most closely describes them. They also make their boots here in the good ol USA and not china like Easyboot. Choose a Hoof Boot. World's Easiest Hoof Boot has returned! but I did 2-3 rides in them and the soles started to crack! Which hoof boots would the great minds of Coth recommend for round hooves? My 4yo has an almost perfectly round foot and he is tearing it up in 2w cutback Renegades. Scoot Boots are the latest innovation in hoof boots & accessories - easy to fit, superior drainage, large fitting range & no cables or velcro. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Flex Boots are light and sleek, they are comfortable for the horse to wear and easy for the owner to use. Hoof Boots | World's Best strap on Horse Hoof Boots are made in the USA. Hoof boots muffle the age-old sound of hoofbeats on the trail. The diamond shaped hind foot tends to be longer than wide, and will normaly fit a wider variety of hoof boots depending on the degree of length compared to width. You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it. Fit extremely well and didn't turn or budge at all. If you have a horse with flat feet it might be advisable to ride in hoof boots to protect that sole from bruising and other debilitating injuries. different brands will fit different shapes, Cavellos work well for round hoofs, Easyboots for longer,, get a really good measurement and get the boot that fits exact on both length and width. Hoof boots tend to favour the hoof that is longer than it is wide to some degree, and this hoof shape is normally best … I am going to try to keep our big lad without shoes if possible. He hasn't had shoes on for at least a year, but when we bought him he had dreadful feet all with seedy toe and thrush. Also, something else to note is that well fitted gloves can require a rubber mallet to get seated on the hoof properly if they fit good and tight. For hooves that are nearer the 5mm longer shape, the cavallo hoof boot can also be considered. CF31 1RP. Moisture in the environment can soften regions of the foot and make it easier for bacteria to get trapped inside. I don't think I want to take a chance on anything that looks like an Old Mac (ie. The round hoof, of hoof that is very slightly (approx 5mm) longer than it is wide is the most common front hoof shape. By doing this you should find the hoof stays more central in the hoof boot and works reasonably well. Choose a hoof boot that fit’s the shape of your horses feet, this is the most important rule for successful booting of barefoot horses. Don’t choose a boot that is just too short and hope it will be OK, it is almost certain to give your horse sore heels! View here. Every hoof boot has its merits, but will not perform well if it is the wrong size or incorrectly fitted so if you have problems, recheck sizes and the settings it is being used on to make sure it really is the best one for your horses foot shape and size. If you don't believe me, then go and check it out for yourself Hoof Boot Finder. I would go with the Renegades. •Renegade Vipers: Round hooves •Renegade Classics: Oval Hooves –I had great success with Renegades of both models on quite a number of horses. Well, I was going to give you a selection of all the hoof boots available but to be honest, no-one could do it better than the wonderful Mark Bailey. The issues with comfort come mainly from the heel strap, in my experience. I use Gold Bond Powder in the boots and clean the feet using a wire or plastic scrub brush to gently remove any debris, loose frog and sole. The Back Country Wide or Cavallo Trek Regular Sole, if the difference … higher mileage rides on occasion (say 12 miles or so) and I don't want to worry about rubbing. Apr. And with the stylish boot design and choice of gaiter and strap colours, they look great too! ... That’s why in this Review Round-up, we will cover the 3 best brands of hoof boots for trail riding activities. best boots for round feet? Hoof Boots for Horses Ponies Warm Blood Thoroughbred Black Neoprene Boots S-XL Hoof Protection for Riding Jumping Terrain Willow (M (Black) £16.61 £ 16 . He can wear them through everything and they stay put. Best Supportive Hoof Boot for Hoof Issues? Thread starter caroline/halle; Start date Jun 13, 2012; Forums. If you horse has very upright or under run heels, you will need to envisage where the heel should be if the hoof was normal, and take your measurements to that point (usually the widest part of the back of the frog), and not the actual termination of the horny heel. Third, they stay on incredibly well. Front feet are designed to bear 60-70% of the horses weight, which produces a slightly larger rounder bearing surface than hind feet which tend to be more concave and shovel shaped in appearance. An examples of a heel within the range of "natural" is shown in the photo below #1. Horse boots are used for a variety of different reasons, so we included the best options for some of the most common. Hoof boots look funky. If something's going to fit better, I'd rather sell the Mac's un-tried. Let Us Size Your Horse; Check Your Scoot Boot Fit; Frequently Asked Questions; SHOP. Cavallo hoot boots come in a regular sole and a slim sole. You are aiming for a close as fit as possible with both the width and length of the hooves. However, if your horse has a tendancy to overreach, this method will not work as the length of break over will slow the path of the front foot and leave it more prone to being caught by a hind hoof. Brought back due to popular demand! Second, these boots allow for a lot of padding, which is the key to relieving a sore horse. If you are at all unsure if the boot is right for your horse, or you are between sizes we always recommend hiring a pair first to see if they suit the horses hooves. If I measured correctly, my mare's hooves are round! The best way to determine what size/style of Cavallo boot will best fit your horse is to measure each hoof from the buttress line to the toe (do not include the heel bulbs) and across the widest part of each hoof. Thread starter posie; Start date Nov 6, 2008; Forums. They dont rub at all if properly fitted. Again it is important to get as tight a width fitting as possible, and can be especially important with hind feet as a lot of horse have a tendancy to twist their hind feet which can cause the boots to twist in use if the boot is not gripping the boot. Hoof boots, used instead of the standard horseshoes, have become extremely popular for trail riding. How to Measure. I do have a brand new set of x4 Mac boots kicking about somewhere (goodness knows where though ) but am not sure they'd still fit (I bought them when she was a 2-3 year old) or whether they'd be best for hind-hoof use. If the feet are very different and not a pair, try to choose boots that accommodate both hooves adequately, and not one that fits one hoof perfectly to the detriment of the other. At least I have a comfort level with the Epics being that I've used them for years. Horse Care and Health. The length is taken to be the weight bearing surface of the hoof, do not include the frog/fleshy part of the heel. Q: My question is involving one of the horses the owners at the place I have my gelding is boarded at currently. What is the best trail riding boot for a hoof that is as wide as it is round? blkgriphon, I wonder about the 'more comfortable for the horse' comment? Natural heel height is often deemed to be "low" when compared to what is the norm for traditionally modern hoof care practice. Yet horse owners are booting up their horses and hitting the trail to experiment with temporary hoof protection for trail riding. Curious to know what was the issue with OM's? Sold as a single Boot. I guess I am thinking about the wide Gloves, Easyboot Epics (which I've used with my other horses successfully) or perhaps Renegades. I was shocked to see an Easyboot go right onto a friends horse with ease. But if you are a hoof care provider or owner, and you're unfamiliar with boots, how do you know which boots work for your or your clients horse and riding activities? Other than getting a pair of hoof boots custom made from a US company, the only other solution at the moment is to adapt an easy boot epic as best as possible. Available in the Classic Hoof Boot, Viper Hoof Boot and Glue On Hoof Boot models. The first thing you need to do is to measure your horses hooves as accurately as possible. The attachment system assures booted success throughout the trim cycle. Married to my One! It is important to try and get a close width fitting and the shortest break over possible which often means an old mac G2 will be the most suitable as they are sized every 5mm allowing fairly precise fitting. I think, on the sizing chart, the length matches the width. Leave the soles to thicken so they can provide that essential protection to the foot that is perfectly designed from the get-go. Horse Care and Health. A hoof measuring 140mm width x 140mmlengh for example would fit nicely into an old mac G2 size 7 as the width would be a close fit with only 5mm excess toe length. If your horse is sore and you need something, we have found the hoofeeze boot very useful as a short term measure and especially useful when used with a good pad and an experienced trimmer to help improve the hoof and correct the width/length ratio. My Cart 0; COVID-19: Information about Scoot Boot. October 28, 2017 October 5, 2017 by Mark and Karen Plumlee. Innovative hoof boots for barefoot horses. They were easy to use for me and had the best mileage longevity of boots that I tried. All online payments are securely processed by Worldpay. best hoof boots for flat-ish feet? For my paint, who also had very round feet, he wore the "W" in his size, which makes the boot rounder because it is wider. 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