Choosing the best leg protection for your horse is essential for preserving his soundness. International showjumper and Corro Team Rider Hannah Selleck talks boots, wraps, and more to help you determine what your horse should wear and when. Watch our latest video and keep reading to learn more about her top picks.
For daily arena work and schooling on the flat, Hannah prefers using polo wraps for extra support with bandage liners that help regulate leg temperature.
Eskadron Fleece Polo Bandages, Set of Four
Eskadron Fleece Polo Bandages provide durable support and protection for your horse's legs, tendons, and ligaments. These high-quality training wraps are made of soft, elastic fleece with hook-and-loop fasteners for a secure fit.Shop This Product
Eskadron Climatex Bandage Liners, Set of Four
Use moisture-wicking Eskadron Climatex Bandage Liners under your horse's training wraps to improve air circulation and keep your horse's legs cool, comfortable, and looking stylish. These ultra-soft liners also work well as a medical dressing or as padding under stable bandages.Shop This Product
While Hannah uses bell boots for ridden work as well, all of her horses wear bell boots for lunging and turnout to prevent pulled shoes. Polo wraps and bandage liners are also suitable for lunging, with either wraps or ankle boots on the hind legs.
Eskadron Pikosoft Bell Boots, Pair
Pikosoft Bell Boots from Eskadron are specially designed to prevent rubbing in your horse's fetlock area. Featuring a durable faux-suede Pikosoft outer and a soft neoprene lining with elastic Velcro double fasteners for a secure fit.Shop This Product
ThinLine Ankle Schooling Boots
Keep your horse's legs protected in style with ThinLine's Ankle Schooling Boots. These sleek boots are trusted by professionals and known for their durability, featuring a plastic outer shell to protect tendons from impact and a moldable liner that disperses shock and allows for a tight, custom fit on a variety of horses.Shop This Product
Hannah's favorite jumping boots are hard boots that provide extra protection for her horse's front legs and matching hard boots behind. She prefers not to use polo wraps for jumping sessions.
EquiFit D-Teq Front Boots
EquiFit's D-Teq Front Boots offer unparalleled protection and benefits for your active horse. Anatomically molded hard outer shell is lined with an impressively breathable and soft ImpacTeq Liner that promotes circulation while your horse exercises.Shop This Product
For hacking, Hannah's horses wear brushing boots that protect their tendons. This type of boot is also useful for turnout.
Valena Wool-Lined Front Boots
Valena Wool-Lined Front Boots provide pressure relief and protection from strikes, leg interference, and other impact injuries for any riding discipline or turnout. These functional and stylish boots are lined with moisture wicking 100% virgin wool fleece that is gentle on your horse's skin, and feature an outer shell of durable, crack resistant vinyl, EVA foam for extra cushioning, and two thick Velcro straps for a secure fit.Shop This Product
Back on Track All-purpose Splint Boots
The winning Corro Top Rated Front Boots. These Back on Track All-Purpose Splint Boots have a secure, customizable fit and shock-absorbing padding to help protect your horse's leg tendons and muscles. Made with Back on Track's Welltex technology, these splint boots also soothe sore muscles, reduce inflammation and pain, and strengthen tendons to help prevent injury.Shop This Product
Hannah Selleck fell in love with horses growing up on a ranch in Southern California, cultivating a passion that would eventually propel her into a distinguished professional career with numerous top finishes in the international showjumping arena.
Hannah's achievements include individual and team gold medals at NAJYRC and winning the USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals. As a professional, Hannah has earned several tri-color ribbons in both hunter and jumper championships.
Hannah also serves as an ambassador for Brooke USA, an organization dedicated to improving the welfare of working horses, donkeys, and mules in the developing world. Whether she's pursuing success in the show ring or making a difference with charity work, horses always come first for Hannah.
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