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2 Ways to Protect Your Horse's Legs

by Heidi Wheeler

Dressage has been called dancing on a horse. The ultimate goal is for the horse and rider to move as one unit in a smooth and elegant manner. If you have decided that you want to get into dressage, one of the things that you are going to have to worry about is your horse's legs. You want to make sure that their legs don't get injured while you are practicing, or even worse, while you are competing. Having some kind of leg protection on your horse is okay during competition, especially if your horse has a tendency for injury. There are different kinds of leg protections that you can use. They include boots and polo wraps. 

Boots

There are specialized boots for just about any horse sport, including dressage. Unlike people boots that cover the entire foot and up the leg, horse boots don't go on the hoofs. The boots generally provide protection for the whole cannon bone, from just above where the fetlock is all the way up to the knee. You can find shorter boots or boots that only cover the front or back if your horse tends to whack one part of their leg or the other. A benefit of wearing a boot is that it can be added protection if your horse has problems with chronic injury to a particular area. Another benefit is that it is quicker to put a boot on than it is to use a polo wrap. However, you may find that your horse doesn't like the boots because they may feel hot or heavy to your horse. 

Polo Wraps

Polo wraps get their name from the fact that they started out being used for polo horses. These wraps are generally long strips of a fleece material that finishes off with a hook and loop fastener so that you can just stick the end to the rest of the wrap. This kind of wrap is similar to an elastic wrap bandage that you may use on yourself. The polo wraps are good protection for keeping things like rocks from hitting your horse's legs. They do take a few minutes to make sure that they are put on correctly, but your horse may find them to be more comfortable than boots. 

Protecting your horse's legs is important. You have different choices when it comes to doing that. The important thing is to find something that will protect your horse's legs the best and that your horse likes. Talk to a company such as Here's How Ocala to learn more or to hear about events you can show off your horse's new gear at.

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