Julie, I tried several different boots in pasture (once when my paint had abscess, and other time when my qh cut her frog badly) - both, cheap and pricey. Neither stayed on (and yes, qh ripped off the one on velcro). I'm curious to hear what brand your farrier would recommend.
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