I haven't used the Renegades. I have used the Easy Boot Gloves and they are pretty darn terrific. Have saved several rides. They have come off a few times on my horse but actually wasn't in deep mud - while they came off of his hoof, they didn't come off of his ankle so I never lost one. My boy always stands like a sweetheart when it has come off. I don't have a problem getting them on - no rubber mallet. I put it on his hoof, tap it with my hand and let him set his foot down. He may have to take a step to actually get it set in place but so what? It fits him quiet nicely. Love them.
The first time I ever used my gloves, I wasn't quite sure how to put them on correctly. That's the only time one has ever come off, and it was in the mud, but it the gaiter stayed strapped on so I didn't lose it.
Keep a thing of athletic tape handy, like the Johnson and Johnson kind. If you're worried about a boot coming off (or you just want to be extra secure), wrap the horse's hoof around the bulb and over the front of the hoof a few times. You'll want to get 2-3 inches covered on the front of the hoof positioned so that, with the boot on, the tape comes a little above the top edge of the boot. The ridges on the inside of the boot will have friction as well as making the diameter of the hoof just a little bigger and it'll hold your boot on really well. Just a warning, though - you may need a screw driver to pop them off when you're done because this holds REALLY well! I don't do it every ride, but it's never failed me at the worst ones. Then again, since I learned how to put my boots on properly, they've never failed me anyway.
Another tip with the easy boots is to actually put them on the night before
. Put the boot on like you normally would, then put the gaiter on so it's just a little loose. In the morning, undo your gaiter, brush off anything that got stuck in there overnight, and then strap them on tight and you're ready to go! Make sure you take the Gloves off after the ride and clean them off, and don't put a wet one back on. If you're using glue-ons, you don't even have to worry about the gaiter and can leave your boots on the whole multi-day ride.