Boots and Bandages: To Support and Protect
Boots and bandages can help protect a horse’s legs and provide some support, but they shouldn’t be relied on as a substitute for good conditioning.
No horse has perfect conformation, nor does every horse have the perfect job or the perfect footing in which to work. With this in mind, horse owners reach out to use every available technology to protect a horse’s limbs against injury. Manufacturers have risen to the challenge to produce a variety of protective wraps, support boots, and substitutes for horseshoes. Riders have high expectations for bandage protection and support: How much do these boots and bandages live up to their
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