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Muppetgirl 09-16-2012 11:10 PM

Skid boots
I have seen good reining trainers (world pros) slide without skid you always need to use skid boots? Or does it depend on the footing?

nrhareiner 09-17-2012 10:57 AM

I have been reining for almost 20 years and when I first started things where different but now I doubt you will see any horse with out skid boots at any level. I know I would not risk my horse with out them.

Muppetgirl 09-17-2012 06:41 PM

Nhreiner, I mean when training at home where the footing is 'known' and when the horse isn't being pushed as hard as it would be at a show, just curious:-)

nrhareiner 09-17-2012 07:51 PM

If I am stopping the horse has skids on. The time it takes to put them on is small compaired to what may happen without them. Safe over sorry.

Muppetgirl 09-17-2012 08:20 PM

Good 'sound' pun intended:-)

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