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    04-02-2011, 11:52 PM
Should I wrap his legs?

Im taking my horses on a 6 hour trailer ride tomorrow and was wondering if I should wrap their legs when doing this? And what are the exact types of wraps I should use, I believe I only have standing wraps right now, as seen in the picture below.

Let me know guys!! Thanks!!
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    04-03-2011, 12:02 AM
I probably would, just to provide a little extra tendon support. I also like to free haul my horses so they can adjust themselves and balance as necessary but unless your horse is used to that I probably wouldn't do that this time. The standing wraps will add a little more support for the long journey
    04-03-2011, 12:30 AM
Well im going down to pismo for a week so I gotta make the hual no matter what, i'll definitely wrap them up, thank you!!
    04-03-2011, 12:51 AM
Good luck and safe hauling!
    04-04-2011, 05:00 PM
If it was me I'd be putting them in travel boots like these:
Woof Wear Travel Boots - Horse Boots - Horse Clothing ? Old Mill Saddlery
I'm a worry-wart though :P
    04-04-2011, 07:11 PM
I would wrap them, just to be safe. I also would get wraps that cover more just in case something was to happen. I've learned that hard way. I've always wrapped my horses legs. But I didn't this one time and I had to end up putting y horse down. I'm not going into detail. But I wrap to be safe.
    04-04-2011, 07:26 PM
I have used shipping boots and loved them. Have fun!!
He is a BEAUTY, btw!!! I have a palomino, too!!

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