• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

I NEED HELP FINDING T-SPORT WRAPS!!!!

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • I NEED HELP FINDING T-SPORT WRAPS!!!!

    My guy needs wraps when I ride him but especially when I jump him, so after a while of research I ended deciding to go with the T-sport Wraps... but I need to find ones that are used... I cant dish out $200 for 4 wraps... Anyone know of good places to check? Already tried ebay... Im DESPERATE!!! lol

    Any thoughts or idea would be VERY helpful!

    Also... In your opinion... do you think its smarter to go with the wraps or with the boots since Im jumping him?

    Thanks!!!!!!

  • #2
    Try polos. Real Cheap.

    Comment


    • #3
      I would go with open front boots for jumping.
      What specifically do you want protection for? Nothing is going to give you tendon support, even though they could claim so, so basically its all cosmetic and mostly for us, owers, to sleep better at nights

      That said, I cannot stand a sight of my guy being "naked" and we use polos for flat work and boots for jumping.

      As for the wraps, I had an issue with my guy sweating through polos, SMB boots, and pretty much anything else. Not good...

      I got a pair of http://cgi.ebay.com/Stretch-Polo-Wra...3A1%7C294%3A50
      and I love them! The first half is fleece and second is elastic. It still provides protection for nicks and picks but is not as heavy as regular polos and stays on much nicer.

      Comment


      • #4
        Try track bandages... they're thinner than regular polos and elastic and what I use instead of t-wraps.. because there is no way in he** I'm paying over $100 for polo wraps!!

        Comment


        • #5
          My vet recommended the T-Sport wraps after my horse had surgery, they are great!

          Unfortunately I don't have any advice about where to find them cheaply. I check on ebay from time to time as I would like another pair, but I never see them listed.

          I've seen them online for $86.50/pair, if you find them for less let me know
          "Owning a barnyard animal is not as easy as it looks on the internet."-Rob and Big

          Comment


          • #6
            [QUOTE=RodeoGirl;4029750]My vet recommended the T-Sport wraps after my horse had surgery, they are great!
            QUOTE]

            RodeoGirl,
            If you dont mind me asking what kind of surgery did your horse had and what was the vet reasoning for using wraps? Just to keep legs warm?

            Comment


            • #7
              Originally posted by RodeoGirl View Post
              My vet recommended the T-Sport wraps after my horse had surgery, they are great!
              QUOTE]

              RodeoGirl,
              If you dont mind me asking what kind of surgery did your horse had and what was the vet reasoning for using wraps? Just to keep legs warm?
              Maybe the vet is getting kickbacks from Equifit

              Comment


              • #8
                Originally posted by Pirateer View Post
                Maybe the vet is getting kickbacks from Equifit
                )

                I am notorious for asking vets all kinds of stupid questions. When we moved and I was hunting for "our" new vet I asked them all what kind of supplements they recommend for my very healthy 6yo who is in very light training. The guy who said "none, just keep him fit, turnout as much as you can and watch what you feed him" won the race
                You are not going to believe supplements lists some have printed out for me. I believe my horse is the only one in the 40+horse barn who is not getting any supps. Hay, half scoope of omolene once a day and bran on Sunday brunch (I like to think of his bran as my Sunday brunch mimosas )

                Comment


                • #9
                  I second the recommendation for track wraps. Also try Saratoga wraps. We use those with the light cotton wraps under them (they work essentially the same as t-wraps and are much less $$).

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Where to get track bandages?

                    Originally posted by Parker_Rider View Post
                    Try track bandages... they're thinner than regular polos and elastic and what I use instead of t-wraps.. because there is no way in he** I'm paying over $100 for polo wraps!!
                    Track bandages are exactly what I need. Can you tell me where I can buy them?

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      I wonder if these would work?
                      http://www.bigdweb.com/detail.aspx?id=74222#


                      Here are the track bandages
                      http://www.bigdweb.com/detail.aspx?id=3959

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Here are the track bandages
                        http://www.bigdweb.com/detail.aspx?id=3959[/QUOTE]

                        Thanks so much!

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Saratogas or track bandages with fybagee pads under them. Though I do use them both ways with or without the pads under them, but it is better to use the pads underneath to protect the legs a bit more. Also make sure that you know how to properly wrap your horses legs with both types of wraps before using them. It is an art if you don't know how have someone show you so you do not injure your horse

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Pirateer View Post
                            Maybe the vet is getting kickbacks from Equifit
                            If so he deserves every penny! He worked wonders on my horse!
                            "Owning a barnyard animal is not as easy as it looks on the internet."-Rob and Big

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Vets

                              Pirateer,

                              There are NO vets that get a "kickback" from EquiFit. Our product line is derived from a medical background and I assume most veterinarians can recognize that in our marketing, the materials we use and the line of products we offer. Every single product by EquiFit is developed in an effort to improve the job and daily life of each horse.

                              To think that your horse's vet would recommend a product just to make a few bucks is a very disheartening and pessimistic thought. I'm sure it happens, you're right. But please know that we're not offering "kickbacks" to vets who sell EquiFit product.

                              Thank you,
                              Travis Day
                              EquiFit, inc.

                              Comment


                              • #16
                                Thanks for the insight Travis. I just bought Equifit ankle boots to go with my wraps. I LOVE your products!
                                "Owning a barnyard animal is not as easy as it looks on the internet."-Rob and Big

                                Comment

                                Working...
                                X