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post #1 of 3 Old 05-15-2010, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
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Brushing/Galloping/Splint Boots - Any Real Difference?

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I was wondering, is there actually any real difference between galloping, brushing, and splint boots? Typically, galloping & brushing boots seem to be around half the price of splint boots, so I'm hoping the answer to my question is "no". LOL.

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post #2 of 3 Old 05-16-2010, 01:47 AM
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No. There are different styles, though. You can get the ones that have a hard patch from the knee to the fetlcok, or ones that extend back around the fetlock, as well. When I googled galloping boots, I saw some that looked more like SMBs that had double thickness on the insides.

I've used several kinds of splint boots, and I like the ones that have the leather patch on the inside. Just my opinion.
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-20-2010, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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