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Re: leg wrapping

No wraps or boots of any kind are allowed.  Pads are being experimented with
this year, so they are allowed for the first time.  Hoof pads that is.  No
bandages are allowed either.  I had my mare cut her leg on a rock on a ride
once, and I wrapped her leg with my bandana to stop the bleeding and keep it
clean.  Got pulled for it.  If your friends horse is in fair condition and
she is only going in  novice, then she really hasnt much to worry about.
Novice consists of mostly a med to fast walk.  Just go have fun and enjoy.
-----Original Message-----
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Date: Sunday, August 29, 1999 1:35 PM
Subject: RC: leg wrapping

>Hi everyone,
>              I have a question for a friend.  We're going to do our first
>competitive trail ride in Sept and she's going to be using her quarter
> Her horse has low pasterns and she usually uses performance boots to give
>him more support which seems to keep the windpuffs down.  I found out that
>the boots aren't allowed on the ride.  What can she do to wrap that would
>allowed and would also give him support on his back legs.
>Ridecamp is a service of Endurance Net,
>Information, Policy, Disclaimer:

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