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post #21 of 39 Old 12-28-2009, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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whoaa guys, this thread wasn't intended for a SMB v. open front debate. lets get back on track i was just asking about the roma open fronts. i understand we all have our opinions but if you want to express those make a seperate thread for that :) thanks


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post #22 of 39 Old 12-28-2009, 08:28 PM
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They're nice boots, not my TOP favorite, but not the worst.I personally stick to my leather open-fronts, go bare, or use my SMB's... Depends on the day or the horse.. But I have several Pony Clubber friends who use the Roma boots and they love them..

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I've never owned SMB's but I've been on horses who's owners demanded that I put them on. And I thought they were nice, but they retain water very easily. Guess it depends on what sport you do.

I don't like the Roma's for two reasons: A) they have fleece. and B) They are open fronts. I really don't see the point in open fronts at all. Why not protect the horse's legs all the way around

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See, I don't see the point of Open Fronts either - they have become such a big fad, for what? If you have a horse that tucks and avoids the fences already, what's the point?

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i dont understand why people hate fleece so much haha. i just throw in the washer and bam clean. lol and eventerdrew the woof boots do look nice :) and i guess i have just always had a thing for open front boots being a hunter/jumper


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oh and thank you Tripp for the input :) i know they're not the best quality boots but for just schooling around the barn and jumping small fences i think they are great :)


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post #27 of 39 Old 12-28-2009, 11:27 PM
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I actually tend to love fleece. Then again i'm a little odder than most haha. They'll be fine for what you want and they should hold up well. =)
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i love the fleece as well.. i use a feed bucket with soap and water and i scrub them with my hands and rinse them off .. the dirt comes right off..
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thanks guys


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I've never tried those before! But they look like they'd hold up well, you'll just have to make sure you wash them.

I have these that I absolutely LOVE! :) They're neoprene lined with a tendon support. Got them for about $30 when they usually go for around $130!

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