Brushing Boots

Brushing Boot can be fitted to both front and back legs. Their main purpose is to prevent a horse injuring himself when the inside of his leg is hit by the opposite foot. Brushing boots are usually used for all round protection against knocks and are generally fastened by Velcro straps. Fasteners should be fitted from front to back. They should not be fitted them too high or they may rub the back of the knee or too low as they may then limit fetlock movement. Speedicut Boot are similar to brushing boots but are fitted higher on the leg.