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post #21 of 25 Old 12-28-2012, 11:06 PM
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Go with the classic equine legacy boots, I've used proffesionals choice and they aren't very durable. Also, too many people use polo wraps that shouldn't, they need to be wrapped carefully or else you could end up doing what you are trying to avoid, leg damage. You probably don't need hind boots, my horses never Nick their back legs and yes I did once do barrels and I even rein, but bell boots are great. Hope it helps s little:)
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post #22 of 25 Old 12-28-2012, 11:12 PM
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I use the Classic Equine legacy boots too because my horse is really hard on her boots and the Professionals choice ones only last me about a year. The Legacy boots are really tough and they last a long time.
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post #23 of 25 Old 01-04-2013, 02:26 PM
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I use Legacy boots on Duke. Both front and rear work great! They fit him nicely and he's a hard horse to fit. They are good quality and all that stuff! And come in lots of cool colors! Heres the front! And for bell boots, I use Classic Equine. They have this pad on the back so I know he's super protected! :p

Personally, Im not a fan of polo wraps.. They just don't seem to protect as much. My barrel trainer told me to wrap a polo wrap around my shin and put a boot on the other.. She tapped my shin with a hammer (lightly of course, but with enough that I could feel the difference) and asked me which hurt less. It was definitely the boot (: Nothing against people who use polo wraps, its just my opinion!
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post #24 of 25 Old 01-04-2013, 08:27 PM
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I use SMB boots and bell boots on the front legs only.

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post #25 of 25 Old 01-07-2013, 02:21 AM
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I use Sports medicine boots on all my horses
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