Cavallo Simple Regular Sole Hoof Boots
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Cavallo Simple Regular Sole Hoof Boots
Cavallo® Simple Boots are lightweight and have built-in drainage. Easy to put on and remove and stay securely on the hoof. Shaped for the natural hoof (needs no inserts or shims) and has simple front fastening with industrial grade Velcro® closures. They are made to absorb shock so your horse’s legs don’t need to! The genuine leather upper is comfortable and flexible with mold-in back flap for bulb protection and abrasion resistance. Durable construction: Waterproof thread, rustproof metal and high performance TPU (Thermo Plastic Urethane) out sole. Promotes healthy hooves: allows expansion and contraction, and increased blood circulation. They have built-in sole relief: Raised inner rim takes pressure off sole, bar and frogs. Outside tread pattern supports the hoof wall and all-terrain tread minimizes build-up of mud, sand and debris. It offers excellent traction while still allowing natural movement and the center of out sole is recessed to minimize pressure. See measuring and sizing info at right.
Sold in pairs.
Manufacturer Warranty- Simple Boots are warrantied against manufacturer defects for 90 days from date of purchase.
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I am seriously thinking of purchasing these boots for my horse. I normally is shod but during the winter he is not. Usually there is a lot of snow for cushion and has no problems. Unfortunately, we are not getting the snow we so need, so my horse is ouchy on the rocks, etc. He just go trimmed and is measuring a 51/2 exactly, which according to the measuring chart it would be a 5. Should I purchase a 6 to accommodate for growth?
Best Answer: These boots are wonderful. I believe that 5 1/2 inches is the upper limit of size 4. You would probably do best to buy the size 5 and also purchase one or two sets of the gel inserts. My horse has two different front feet, and I was advised by Cavallo to use the inserts to slightly tighten the fit on the smaller foot. It worked perfectly, and I was able to adjust the length by removing the pads as his feet grew between trimmings. The boots are easy to put on and remove, and if properly fitted, won't turn or shift even with active turnout. If the boot does shift, it means that it is too large. I also used the Pastern wraps, but they tend to run a bit small and can be difficult to put on correctly. Hope this helps.
how do I measure? I have 3 arab geldings...all same size hooves....
Best Answer: It really pays to take the extra time to pick out a ruler and measure both the toe to heel and the wide part across the bottom of the foot about at the mid point of the frog. I have had to buy several sizes, partly because I have several horses, but also because I have a couple horses with a larger right (or left) hoof! These have been a huge help when my the two horses who have coffin bone issues loose their corrective shoe and would not get turnout unless they have this boot on. I did go to the cavallo website to find their recommendations as to the measurement and size choice. The horses I use them on are TB, a Morgan, and a TB/QH and they have used sizes 2,3, 4. I actually cannot remember the exact measurements of their foot to tell you the measurement and size choice. They stay on well for turnout. I do not ride with them on, but it can be done. ( My farrier says not to use them if there is a shoe on the horse, regardless of if the shoe is loose...barefoot only). Bottom line...ruler to measure the foot and go to the website and find their numbers to match the boot of the proper size...the larger measurement being the one to use. I do use a pad on the inside, btw, since my guys need the cushioning for their coffin bones and sole
do these come as a pair or are you ordering on?
Best Answer: They are sold as pairs.
Not sure whether to get the simple boots or treks?
Cavallo Simple Regular Sole Hoof Boots 4 Black
Best Answer: I purchased the Cavallo Trek Regular Sole boots for both of my Tennessee Walkers and am very pleased. After talking with the sales associate, I realized that I didn't want to go through the breaking in stage and opted for the non leather materials. Neither of my horses experienced any rubbing and that was after going through a lake and getting them soaking wet. I have back issues so I am loving the ease of putting them on too! In the past I have used easy boots and renagades and the Cavallos are much easier to put on.
How do I size?
Best Answer: it is much more simple that the instructions seem. I have used these boots for years on a couple of different horses, for temporary and ongoing hoof issues. Measure the hoof as instructed, from the back bulb to the front middle edge. The boot will not be an exact fit, but 6 seems to be an average size for both my Arab, who has larger than average feet, and the quarter horse I first used these on 10+ years ago, who had small feet, one being a club foot. The velcro will allow you to adjust the size, so more important that the boot is not too tight, as it will run and hurt the horse. If the boot mostly fits, but is a little large, you can add a cavelli sock first which will protec the heel and allow the boot to break in, or add gel padding to the bottom of the boot for cushioning and to keep the foot from slipping around. Hope this helps. The Cavelli boots definately fit the best, and I tried several other brand on that quarter horse. He wore 1 boot on the club foot until he died (I took off at night for a break,) and it made his life immeasurably better as his hoof wall could not hold a shoe, and the upright shape of his hoof did not fit other boots without damage to his skin above. He was a rescue and this was all new to me back then.
My horse had soft hoofs and thin sols so I need pads on my horse and after the first shoeing his hoof's are week because of the nails all I do is trail ride, though, water mud, hills all kinds of trails not sure what kind of question to ask? I know he would need a pair that has a pad and how well would they stay on for what I do Help please
Best Answer: I have used these boots for about a year, in both wet, dry, and muddy (clay type muddy) conditions. They have worked wonderfully. The worst that happened is the outer Velcro straps came loose due to mud build-up but the boots never got loose or came off. The gel inserts for these are very cheap (cost-wise) and have worked and held up well. I also purchased the pastern wraps that weren't too bad, but in the wet muddy environment they didn't stay down; my horse has very small feet and it is likely I didn't get them on snug enough. The boots have held up well, clean out nicely, and will the hole at the base, they don't fill up with mud, muck, water, etc. I am in Western WA and we have very wet/muddy trails until late summer; the boots have done very good and I would recommend them to anyone. I would suggest printing the size/measure chart for your horse. If you are in-between sizes, go with the bigger size (especially if you are feeling the need for the gel inserts). These boots are not meant to fit tight (like the EZ Boots) Also, the Simple Boots are for the round feet, if your horse has a longer length than width (oval foot) you may want to go with the sport model.
can you ride in them?
Best Answer: Absolutely. I have only ridden in them, in fact, my farrier suggested that I not leave them on her between rides so that the hoof could breath. I've put them on all 4's and ridden all over Uwharrie, which is quite hilly and rocky. Plenty of WTC. A little clunky for the canter but still no problem.
Title says "boots". I am assuming that if I order this I will get 2, right?
Best Answer: Yes, they are sold in pairs. Be sure to measure very carefully - I had to send my first pair back because they were too large. They are great boots!
do you have sizes bigger then 4 ?
Best Answer: I only have two sizes 3 and 4. The larger is for hoof dressings or poultices if needed.
Are these boots waterproof? or water resistant?
Best Answer: Thread is waterproof. I would say the leather upper is durable and water resistant. This product cant be considered waterproof because it is open to the elements. I would care for these as any leather product. My horse wore them most of winter and they still are protective. Of course they are worn but still do the job holding up to constant moisture when used in the winter. Enjoy!
are these boots good for a horse that has sore feet?
Best Answer: Yes, but make sure that they fit your horse. Cavalllo boots are very round in shape. I had better luck with the Easyboots; they fit the shape of my horses hooves much better and you can buy them individually.
Do you ship to Alberta Canada? If so how much? And how soon do you deliver?
Best Answer: Yes, this item is available for shipment to Canada. You would need to add it to your cart and begin the checkout process to find out the shipping cost. The system would be able to calculate that based on your exact delivery address.
I live in Arizona with sandy, rocky and mountainous terrain, is the Trek best for this type of terrain or the Cavallo Simple boot a better option?
Cavallo Simple Regular Sole Hoof Boots 4 Black
Best Answer: Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots are the newest addition to our hoof boot collection. Their honeycomb design maximizes strength and minimizes weight for the comfortable performance your horse deserves.
SIMPLE Boot is the Multi-Purpose Hoof Boot, excellent for protecting your horseâ€™s hooves on hard, rough terrain.The ultimate protection for the barefoot horse. Great for comfort for chronic pain or hoof sensitivity; rehabilitation from injuries, abscesses, navicular disease, laminitis / founder, punctures, sole bruising and contracted heels. Can be used for protection during trailering and breeding or taken on the trail as a â€œspare tireâ€ for lost shoes. Both the Trek and SIMPLE boots feature All-terrain tread which minimizes build-up of mud, sand and debris. Both also provide excellent traction while still allowing natural movement.