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    09-17-2012, 12:10 AM
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?
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    09-17-2012, 11:57 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.
    09-17-2012, 07:41 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
    09-17-2012, 08:51 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.
    09-17-2012, 09:20 PM
Good 'sound' pun intended

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