For those who would like additional protection, we offer the Cavallo Pastern Wraps (sold in pairs).
Cavallo Pastern Wraps offer an extra layer of protection for your horse’s soft skin when you ride.
- Velcro the Pastern Wrap around the hoof, keeping it low to the ground around the bottom of the bulb, and draw the elastic diagonally upward from back to front.
- Place the boot on the hoof, toe first, ensuring that the wrap lies flat. Velcro the red tab from the Pastern Wrap onto the red Velcro on the tongue of the boot.
- Carry on your boot fastening procedure as normal.
* Pastern Wraps can fit small, depending on the horse. If your horse has a generous pastern, please move up a size.
Remember that there is a break-in period required to soften the leather at the bulbs and around the collar of your horse’s new boots. Like your own riding boots, it is recommended that time is taken to gradually break in your boots. On the first day, the boots should be worn for 10-15 minutes, during turn-out or riding. The next day, you can increase the time and so on. Horse’s hoofs, skin thickness, bulb sensitivity and conditioning can vary, so please monitor the wear and increase time in the boots as appropriate. You can speed up the break-in process by using a leather softener of your choice and/or riding through water.