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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
I will say that I'm not educated in the barrel world, so I'll take your guy's word. However, I really fail to see how polos can really give all that much support- but maybe I've never seen the really expensive, thick ones you guys are talking about. I've only seen them in the tack store. And since most people don't correctly wrap, I think they often do more harm than good unfortunately.
Do you guys have any articles or anything that might explain how polos are just as effective as boots that that they really do give a lot of support? Don't get me wrong, I love polos and use them sometimes to keep my mare from scratching herself up or accidently overreaching and cutting herself, but I've never looked at them as actual support braces, nor have any of the people I've ever worked with. Of course I don't tend to use boots or anything at all, unless I'm working a cow horse that I need to 'dig' into the dirt when we're on the job. Enlighten me please! :)
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