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    06-01-2010, 05:32 PM
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Foal
Post What type of boots should I use?

Hey everyone, I was wondering what type of boots I should use for my horse. I show in barrel racing, and I jump her in shows. When she stops she stops on her fetlocks and rips them up. That's basically why I want the boots, for her fetlocks. And also I was wondering why they are different from other boots and what they do.
     
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    06-01-2010, 07:27 PM
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SMB's provide pretty good support, and they cover the fetlock, but I don't know how well they're recieved in the English riding world...in barrel racing and other western events they're pretty common.

I'd say get her a pair of SMB's or SMB knock offs, and then for the show jumping just get a pair of open front boots and you should be squared away.
     
    06-01-2010, 08:23 PM
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Barrels:
SMB 3 Sports Medicine Boot - Statelinetack.com

Jumping:
Dover Pro Sport Horse Boots with Fleece Lining - Dover Saddlery.

Eskadron Value Set - Dover Saddlery.
     
    06-03-2010, 12:01 AM
  #4
Foal
Thank you so much.
     

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