Horse Ice Boots

Why You Should Ice, Best Boots to Buy and Ideas to DIY

Horse Ice Boots

Icing your horses legs can be done for any number of reasons: to reduce heat and inflammation, to cool down post exercise, to relieve swelling.

How do you know which ice boot is best for your barn? Let’s look at the pros and cons of three popular brands.

Professionals Choice Equine Nine Pocket Ice Boot

Pros: – Boots work on front or back legs – Uses crushed or cubed ice – Comes in pairs. – Easy to apply

Cons: – Uses ice cubes.

Professionals Choice Full Leg Ice Boot

Pros: – Fits front or rear legs – Sold in set of two – Can be frozen and refrozen – Does not use ice.

Cons: – Takes up some room in the freezer. You would need a large freezer for multiple sets.

Finn-Tack Ice Wrap

Pros: – Fits front or rear legs – Sold in pairs. – Can be frozen and refrozen – Does not use Ice

Cons: – You would need multiple sets if you ride multiple horses in a single day.