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        06-30-2014, 12:21 AM
    Bell Boots Rubbing

    I cannot find a pair of bell boots for my TB mare that don't rub. She's on pasture board and outside 24/7 but takes good care of her blankets and such so velcro is fine.. I heard the Italian rubber type was good but the mediums are too long (could trim them??) and too wide (can fit at least 3 fingers) and I can't find smalls. I had a generic pair from dover that was fine for a week but then started to rub.. she over reached badly and has been out of work for almost a month because of it, so I don't want that to happen again!

    Is it true that if I just let them rub she'll get used to them? No bleeding so far, just a loss of hair...

    Could I put moleskin on the insides to help with rubbing? I thought about fleece lined ones but we're having a rainy summer and I think those would just be soaked and covered in grass and such.

    I haven't tried professionals choice, thin line, ect. Because I'm not sure that they'd be good for outside..

    Any advice? :) Thanks!!
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        06-30-2014, 09:22 AM
    Green Broke
    Am I understanding the situation correctly? Your mare wears bell boots when out on pasture? You essentially want a boot that she can wear constantly?
        06-30-2014, 09:34 AM
    Originally Posted by boots    
    Am I understanding the situation correctly? Your mare wears bell boots when out on pasture? You essentially want a boot that she can wear constantly?
    Yes - sorry if I was not clear! Since she over reaches so badly, she's going to have to constantly wear them.
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        06-30-2014, 10:51 AM
    Green Broke
    That will always cause problems. And eventually, it will cause one or more of many problems.

    I really suggest finding someone, a farrier, that will work to correct the excessive overreaching on your horse. That will be a much better long term solution for your horse.

    Best wishes.

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