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    12-13-2013, 10:41 PM
  #1
Foal
Slip on spurs

Do these actually stay on?
     
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    12-13-2013, 11:05 PM
  #2
Trained
They might for some people, I have never had any luck with them.
     
    12-13-2013, 11:08 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
The English ones? I have a pair somewhere. They stayed on for me but they kind of hurt. I think you can get some pretty cheap strap on ones though...
     
    12-14-2013, 12:06 AM
  #4
Yearling
I used a pair of slip on bumper spurs for barrels and they never came off. Just make sure they fit your boot snuggly. I tapped mine on either side with a hammer for extra staying power.
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    12-14-2013, 12:10 AM
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Foal
Thanks for the input!
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    12-14-2013, 05:49 AM
  #6
Weanling
I don't use spurs that often but did so on one particular horse and I bought a pair of the slip ons.....needless to say they "slipped" right off also. I ended up buying a pair of cheap Prince of Wales spurs (with straps).
     
    12-14-2013, 08:52 AM
  #7
Foal
A fella I ride with at times uses them. They work for him. I like straps on my spurs.
     
    12-18-2013, 11:14 AM
  #8
Showing
Mine slipped on between the boot and the heel. First time I wore them on a trail ride I got home with one. The other is lying in a field near Carseland Alberta.
     
    12-18-2013, 12:35 PM
  #9
Weanling
I bought a case(?) of them at a sale one night for $2 a pair (like 12 pair), and I always have 2 pair in my dog box and 2 pair in my trailer . I hate them but they will work in a pinch. I have had to piece together a few pairs when I have lost one. As far as an every day spur NO. For something to get you by, sure.

Nothing like showing up 6-7hrs from home and realizing you don't have ANY spurs.

Jim
     
    12-18-2013, 12:37 PM
  #10
Foal
Mine have never stayed on.
     

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