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Back on Track Products...do they work?

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  • Back on Track Products...do they work?

    Has anyone tried any of the Back on Track products? From what I understand, they have fine ceramic powder in the fabric which helps improve bloodflow. Seems like it works in theory but I have not tried them yet.

    I am interested in the hock boots, the back pad, and the quick leg wraps.

    Any experience with these products improving performance/relieving pain?

  • #2
    I use the back pad regularly and it's a life saver! Helps my tense OTTB lossen up. I've even put it on my knees if they are sore and can feel a difference!
    "If you are nervous you arent focused-if you are focused, there is no room for nerves!"


    • Original Poster

      Originally posted by bhrunner06 View Post
      I use the back pad regularly and it's a life saver! Helps my tense OTTB lossen up. I've even put it on my knees if they are sore and can feel a difference!
      Awesome! That is what I need for my TB mare also!


      • #4
        I posted the same question under Horse Care and got a lot of feedback. Search for that thread.
        "If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple payments..."


        • #5
          "If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple payments..."


          • #6
            I bought the hock boots for my older horse who has a bone chip in his right hock and is very slowly recovering. I also bought the standing wraps (the Velcro boot ones, not the regular wraps) to keep him from stocking up. I had heard good things but wasn't sure we would see results and my mother (his nurse, lol) was rather skeptical, but THEY WORK!!!! We saw results immediately. We use them all the time now (we had to build him up to using them for long periods), and they are easy to put on as well as comfortable for the horse. I really wish I had thought to buy them earlier, they are that good.


            • Original Poster

              Great thanks! I totally forgot about searching.


              • #8
                If you search, you'll find almost more threads than you can reasonable expect to read.
                "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"


                • #9
                  Do a search, there is another thread with almost the exact title, plus many others as well.


                  • #10
                    Just curious, when would you use the quick wrap product? Are they in replacement of normal wraps and liniment that your horse would wear overnight after jumping? Or would you use them before a ride? This would be for a horse with no soreness/lameness/general problems


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by livelaughride View Post
                      Just curious, when would you use the quick wrap product? Are they in replacement of normal wraps and liniment that your horse would wear overnight after jumping? Or would you use them before a ride? This would be for a horse with no soreness/lameness/general problems
                      Generally I'd use them for horses with an injury (or who need support due to another injury, as in my older horse I mentioned earlier), I'm considering putting them on my horse who has a splint. But I think you could easily use them after a ride, like regular standing wraps, you just have to build the horse up to using them for a long time like over night because they are powerful.


                      • #12
                        I LOVE Back On Track Products!!! I use them on my horses and myself (so I know they work) I have used the socks, the wrist brace, and their new scarf on old sore injuries and they always help. For the horses I have used the pillow wraps, mesh sheet, and saddle pads. I know a 5 time Olympian who uses the mesh sheets on every single horse in her barn.


                        • #13
                          Someone care to explain to me, in plain english (weed out as much sciency mumbo jumbo as you can), how the ceramic actually helps...
                          I just don't understand what ceramic could do for anything.


                          • #14
                            I got the quick wraps for my older pony during his last year doing the division and I really do think it made a difference for him. He seemed to feel pretty darn good after wearing them overnight lol. I also have the saddle pad for one of my mares who tends to be tense/stiff through the back and I do feel a difference in her when she's wearing it.