Professional's Choice VenTECH Elite Sports Medicine Boots - Value 4-Pack
Now with VenTECH technology, the Elite Sports Medicine Boot is lightweight and multi-layered with a ventilated neoprene exterior and UltraShock lining. Ventilated neoprene conforms to your horse, allows heat and moisture to escape, and keeps your horse cool, comfortable and performing at its best. The boot provides 360 degrees of protection, safeguarding the cannon bone, tendonsandsoft tissue, and is proven to absorb over 26% of energy from hoof impact. The uniquely designed suspensory strap stretches with each stride, allowing full ankle movement and helping to eliminate hyperextension of the fetlock. The distinctive angle of this strap guarantees proper application, ensuring the boot provides maximum protection.
As an incentive to conscientious horsemen who realize the benefits of booting all four legs, we are offering a Value 4-Pack which contains a full set of both front and rear VenTECH Elites ata substantialsavings.
Professional's Choice receives countless affirmations from horsemen crediting their Sports Medicine Boots with saving their horses from catastrophic leg injuries.
According to a study conducted at the University of Minnesota, thoroughbredrace horsesbooted with front SMBs exhibited increased comfort wearing the boots as they shifted their weight forward. Combining the high level of protection and energy absorption with minimal effects on the gait, the Sports Medicine Boot is a valuable tool inpreventionof lower limb injuries during training and performance, as well as a valuable addition to the treatment regime for rehabilitating horses with limb injuries. Booting all four legs allows the horse to comfortably maintain its normal distribution of weight.
360 degrees of impact protection
Ventilated, 4-way stretch neoprene conforms to your horse and provides support and balance for the entire suspensory system and allows for air flow
Suspensory strap flexes with each stride, providing support while reducing fetlock hyperextension
Darting in fetlock area provides maximum support, a perfect fit and allows for easy application
Binding around edge keeps the boots free of dirt and debris
Features a cut back at bottom for perfect fit with overreach boots
Note: SMB’s are not made to be worn for more than 4 hours and are intended for riding purposes; use with human supervision only.
The VenTECH™ Sports Medicine Boot Elite is available in two designs, accommodating the front and hind legs. Knowing that each leg functions differently, the VenTECH™ Elite SMB is contoured to provide exceptional fit and function.
It is important to choose the correct size for your horse to get the optimum benefits from the VenTECH™ Elite SMB. In the above chart there are circumference and height measurements. The circumference measurement of the boot is more critical than the height because the boot must fit around the horser's leg and overlap 1/2" to 1.5" to be effective. When sizing the height of the horse and the coarseness of the bone should be taken into account, but these should not be the only determining factors.
The VenTECH™ Elite SMB is available in small, medium and large sizes. As a general rule, horses will use the same size on both the front and hind legs. For instance, many mature horses wear the VenTECH™ Elite SMB in a medum on the front and an VenTECH™ Elite SMB medium on the hind leg as well. However, in such instances where a horse may have pronounced size differences in the fetlocks, the horse may wear a smaller size in the front than in the rear, or vice-versa.
To choose the correct size, refer to the above chart. If you are still unsure which size to get, you should measure the circumference of your horse's front and rear fetlocks at the widest point (see picture below). After doing so, choose the boot size that is the next bigger size than your measurement.
As an example, if your horse's fetlock measures 10.75" in the front and 11.5" in the rear, you should choose a pair of VenTECH™ Elite SMB in a large for both the front and rear.To choose the correct size, refer to the above chart. If you are still unsure which size to get, you should measure the circumference of your horse's front and rear fetlocks at the widest point. After doing so, choose the boot size that is the next bigger size than your measurement.