Horse Tack Review

Submit your reviews! We will be giving away a pair of the HandsOn Grooming Gloves for the best review posted from now until November 31st. Please read the November 1, 2016 newsletter for additional information on how to enter.

Simple Boots
Horse Boots and Wraps

For Sale on eBay

For Sale on Amazon

Manufacturer: Cavallo (View all products by Cavallo)

Model: Simple Boots (View all Simple Hoof Boot reviews)

Category: Horse Boots and Wraps

Purchase: I bought a tack store in the Lower Mainland of BC and paid $125 for the pair.

Likes: I like the concept of the inner sole have a horse shoe like elevation of 0.6mm to provide sole relief which would be good for flat footed horses.

Dislikes: The boot is stiff leather with a front opening which seemed ideal at first. Leather is too stiff to tighten properly. My horses have worn Old Mac Boots for years with no problem in getting correct fit. With the Simple Boots, the boots twisted due to being too wide. I tried three sizes on one horse and I am experienced in messuring correctly. No boots fitted without twisting other than the smallest size which was too short and rubbed at the heel bulb. I bought the gaiters with them and they are hopeless. You pull the gaiter over the foot and then down around the ankle and heel bulb. When you shove in the foot, the gaiter pulls up and doesn't stay in the boot--negating the purpose of protecting the heel bulb. They aren't advertising the fact that they have redesigned the gaiters and are still selling the poorly designed ones. The tightened straps fit into keepers. The keepers are not attached to the boots and fall off and are difficult to find due to them being black.

Quality: Construction appears good as does quality.

Summary: A very frustrating experience in trying these boots. I returned all three pairs, but had to keep the gaiters because they were soiled. I would not recommend them. I will be buying the G2 Old Mac Boots. First generation of Old Mac's have served our horses well for the past six years. I think Simple Boots are a good concept with design flaws. I would wait to buy until they get the bugs out of the design.

Rating: 1

Author: Laurel

Date: 2006-08-04

Usefulness Rating: 2.66667 out of 5.
12 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

renegade hoof boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Turn Two Equine Mesquite Canyon Splint Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Razer Horse Pro Pads Horse Boots and Wraps
Roma Roma Competitor Series Pack - Front and Hind Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Professionals Choice VenTech Elite Smb Four Pack Horse Boots and Wraps
Trevor Brazile Relentless All-Round Sports Boots - Front & Hind Horse Boots and Wraps
Equi flexsleeve Grey, size medium Horse Boots and Wraps
Old mac pastern wraps pastern wraps Horse Boots and Wraps
Dressage Sport Boots DSB2 Horse Boots and Wraps
Norton Norton Pro Tendon and Fetlock Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Classic Equine LSB100B / LEATHER SPLINT BOOT Horse Boots and Wraps
Professional's Choice Ventech Elite Front Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
EquiFit Original Open Front (Urethane Tab) Horse Boots and Wraps
Veredus Veredus Revolution Dressage Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Dover Saddlery Shipping Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Dalmar New Dalmar Event Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Nunn Finer Brushing Boots- double velcro Horse Boots and Wraps
Nunn Finer American Style Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Centaur Climate Control Polo Wraps Horse Boots and Wraps
Centaur Climate Control Bandage Liners Horse Boots and Wraps