Covering your horse’s hooves can be an important part of its treatment for chronic laminitis, navicular disease, punctures, sole bruising, contracted heels, lower limb or hoof problems, and recovery and rehabilitation after surgery or injury. Shoe covers can also be used as protection for horses that cannot tolerate prolonged time on hard surfaces, as emergency shoe replacement, as a defense against splits and nicks when unshod, or as therapy boots. Therapeutic hoof covers and pads reduce strain on joints and the connective tissue surrounding them, and enable the horse stay comfortably mobile while healing.
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They may not be entirely practical, but cardboard shoes definitely make a statement. Whether you an environmentally conscious fashionista, an art and craftsy type.