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    Default bellboots/snow

    I noticed when riding my horse in the snow we got last weekend that the bellboots she wears 24/7 get pushed up on her ankles when she's moving through the deep snow. She is prone to pulling her front shoes off with her back feet but now I feel like I shouldn't ride her in them when there is a lot of snow on the ground.

    Today I rode without the bellboots and everything was fine, but I am wondering if there's some kind of snow-friendly bellboot alternative. My farrier would be reeeeeally not happy with me if he knew I was riding her without them on Any ideas?

    Here are some photos of our fun in the snow:

    http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps637499b8.jpg

    you can see how the bellboots are getting pushed up.

    http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps121a0db5.jpg

    http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8b898667.jpg

    from today, no bellboots

    http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...ps98601a6f.jpg

    good horsie



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    You could try these; they're quarter bell boots and not as loose as a conventional bell boot. Won't do you much good if the heels of your horse's shoe are extended & the boot doesn't cover the heels of the shoe.

    http://www.bitofbritain.com/Quarter_...t_p/937044.htm



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