Hoof Wraps
The Quick Fix Hoof Wraps
Horse Boots and Wraps

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Manufacturer: Hoof Wraps
Model: The Quick Fix Hoof Wraps
Category: Horse Boots and Wraps

Purchase: I saw these on horsetackreview.com as a new product that was recently reviewed. I have two horses that both recently managed to catch their digital cushions on something in their paddock (maybe another hoof?) and tear apart the digital cushion. Both horses were stitched and put in pressure bandages but I needed something to keep the foot drier and something to prevent my 2 year old stallion from tearing the bandage off, which he decided that he liked to do while on stall rest. I used one on two different horses both over bandages.

Likes: It was easy to put on if you spend some time before you actually try putting it on figuring out how it goes on the foot. It is lightweight and it did prevent my stallion from tearing at his bandage; he'd tear at it instead, but since it was velcro it would spring back (I also put a leg wrap over the top part of his bandage). I used one for 3 days on my colt before he went in for surgery and got a cast and for an additional 3 or 4 days on the mare before she went in for surgery, and it held up through both horses. Now both horses are casted and do not use it.

Dislikes: It was so thin that it didn't keep out water or urine from the stall (our horses are on stall mats and the mare paces all day and night because she doesn't like stalls, so she pushes all the bedding aside and then water can collect in the middle of the stall). Although it was well put on my stallion's front foot, my mare tore her back foot and it did not stay on that one as well. The price was very high for something disposable ($19 each). I also didn't like that there was no velcro to attach the insert to the hoof wrap, because it made it impossible to get my horse to stand still and square on both the hoof pad and the wrap, so I was unable to use the insert. Since the insert costs $7 for a replacement, and I bought a replacement plus I had one that came with the hoof wrap, I felt like I had just wasted a lot of money.

Quality: This is a lightweight, nylon and velcro unit with an optional insert. It held up through roughly a week of use on two different horses. It is easy to clean but takes a long time to dry, so you might want to buy two so you can clean one and have a dry one to wrap on the foot after changing the bandage. It may not last as long if your horse is not on stall rest on rubber mats.

Summary: When I bought these, I had completely forgotten that I own a Davis Medicator Boot that fits both horses and costs new about $28. Had I remembered, I wouldn't have bought these. The Davis boot is made to last out of hard plastic and rubber and only costs a bit more. It covers more of the leg and has traction on the bottom so it is less slippery. The ONLY advantage of the hoof wrap is that it is more adjustable (one size fits all), so if you have a huge bandage on your horse's foot (like a cast) it will probably still fit, whereas the Davis Medicator boot will not. On the other hand, casts don't require more protection. All in all, I would tend to shy away from these in the future unless you are in dire need and it is the only thing available, or your horse won't take medicator boots, which are a bit higher than normal boots.

Rating: 3

Author: KN

Date: 0000-00-00

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