Choosing a boot style
Fit is undoubtedly the most important factor when selecting a hoof boot, the second most important is to choose a boot style suitable for the type of work the rider wants to do with their horse. If the horse’s hoof will fit more than one style of boot, the information below should help you choose which boot is best for the purpose you need it for. If in doubt, contact your local retailer or us direct for assistance via our specialist contact Form Here
General hacking/ schooling/ pleasure riding (upto 25 miles a week)
Easyboot Glove 2016, New Mac , Easyboot Epic, New Trail, Back Country.
Endurance/ Long distance rides or races (over 25 miles a week)
Easyboot Glove 2016, Easyboot Epic.
Therapeutic Boots / Injury
Easyboot RX, Easysoaker, Easyboot Cloud.
Jumping/ Hunting/ Eventing
(For competitive use, check rules with the appropriate body) New Mac for shorter distances, Easyboot Epic and Easyboot Glove 2016. Fit is paramount when jumping or working at speed, and overreach boots may be of benefit to help prevent lost or broken boots.
(For competitive use, check rules with the appropriate body) Most boots are suitable, fit as always being the most important factor coupled with distances (see above).
Hoof protection in case of a lost shoe
Any appropriately sized hoof boot can be used.
Use over metal shoes
New Mac is best suited to this use (but as with any boot, use over metal shoes will void the warranty).