I'm not so much leery of a company that does their own research..simply because that shows me that they care about their products and the things they put their name on. To me Professional's Choice is the best for many reasons, one being the fact that they DO research their own products and back them 100%, they are constantly coming up with new ideas and way to better their products for their customers, and they have so many options for their customers...When it comes to their boots they've done SO much research to back their product. Yes, they have pretty patterns and a wide choice of colors and things..but they've also looked into what fits best, like the different boot for the front and hind in. To me, that's important. None of the other boots do that, take the legacy for example, Classic Equine has one boot fit for all four legs..That doesn't say much to me. Professional's Choice also has a bigger variety of sizes to please all of their customers and their horses' needs, they have every size from an XS to an XL...Professional's Choice may be one of the most expensive boots, but IMHO, you get what you pay for. Quality doesn't come cheap.
My horses always have boots on when working..No questions asked.
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