Manufacturer: Shedrow (View all products by Shedrow)
Model: Open Front Ankle Boots (View all Open Front Ankle Boots reviews)
Category: Horse Boots and Wraps
Purchase: I purchased these boots at Greenhawk for approximately $40 in CDN funds. I acquired these boots as I needed a pair of ankle boots for some schooling shows, and some that wouldn't rip on the seams after some use.
Likes: I like these boots because the neoprene lining is very soft and cushioning. Also, the neoprene is rolled and stitched over to create a more elegant overall appearance. The velcro is one strap across the front with, like the open fronts, a piece of velcro that goes over top of that so that the boots are more securely in place. The outside shell is nice and hard to protect against knocks and knicks. It also comes in a variety of colours to suit everyone and every horse colour! They come in two sizes to fit each pony and horse appropriately.
Dislikes: I think this boot should be able to come in a sheepskin lining as well as the neoprene to suit each horse. I did purchase these boots for my sensitive thoroughbred, but I would have preferred the sheepskin. I think the price could have been cheaper, as these are not high-end competition boots. They get the job done, but you won't see Grand Prix riders with them!
Quality: This item is well constructed with all around protection. The velcro is very secure and seems to last well. The elastic is 3-ply, and allows a custom front fit for each horse. The neoprene lining is very soft with lots of padding, and is nicely rolled and stitched over.
Summary: Overall these boots would make well for everyday schooling or low-key shows. They are well built and are perfect for jumping. A custom fit and ease of movement are some factors that make this boot perfect for the amateur.
Usefulness Rating: 2.55 out of 5.
20 reader(s) voted.
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
Iconoclast Orthopedic Support Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Thinline Hind Jumper boots Horse Boots and Wraps
Eskadron Pro Dressage Boots Horse Boots and Wraps
EquiFit, Inc. T-Boot LUXE Horse Boots and Wraps