Easyboot Glove Back Country - Frequently Asked Questions
Q What is the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A The Back Country is the most luxurious hoof boot money can buy. It is the ultimate in hoof boots. Using the best of our collective knowledge, the Back Country takes the best features of the Easyboot Glove and combines them with the Easyboot Trail. The Glove Back Country concept pairs the form-fitting Glove chassis with an easy to secure upper modeled after the Trail.
Q What is the Easyboot Glove Back Country used for?
A The Back Country is a medium to high mileage riding boot (25-50 miles per week) and is also ideal to carry as a premium replacement boot for a lost shoe.
Q Can I use the Easyboot Glove Back Country for endurance?
A The Easyboot Back Country is designed specifically for medium to high mileage riding, approximately 25-50 miles per week.
QAm I going to be able to put the Easyboot Glove Back Country on my own horse?
A Designed for the discerning trail rider, the Easyboot Back Country is quick and easy to apply without strength or force.
Q Where can I ride with the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A The closure system keeps boots secure in the toughest of trail conditions on the most challenging of hoof shapes.
Q Is the Easyboot Glove Back Country Comfortable for my horse?
A The Easyboot Back Country has an anatomically designed sole, which provides maximum flexibility and resists wear. The sole shape is available in 18 regular and wide sizes (see sizing chart), accommodating a broad variety of hoof shapes for definitive comfort and security. Lightweight, ergonomic and breathable, this boot has a Comfort Cup that is incorporated into the rear of the boot for the latest technology in support and protection of the soft tissue areas.
Q What is the Comfort Cup on the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A The Comfort Cup System is a new form of gaiter built into the back of the boot to caress and protect the soft tissue at the rear of your horse’s hoof. Supple and resilient, the Comfort Cup is anatomically designed to flex with each step and hug the back of the pastern. And because the gaiter is independent of the flexible Cordura upper, we’ve virtually eliminated the risk of rubbing.
Q What are the features of the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
- » The Comfort Cup Gaiter is incorporated into the rear of the boot for the latest technology in protection and support of the soft tissue areas.
- » The lightweight upper stabilizes the boot on the hoof.
- » Quick and easy to put on and take off, no hand strength or force required.
- » Available in 18 sizes to fit most breeds.
- » Completely convertible: Built on the Easyboot Glove chassis, this boot can be converted into an Easyboot Glove or Easyboot Glue-on (note: additional accessories required).
- » Sold in singles.
- » Fits on both the left and the right hoof: they are not left/right specific.
Q How is the Easyboot Glove Back Country convertible?
A Built on a shared platform, the Easyboot Glove Back Country can easily be transformed into an Easyboot Glue-On or Easyboot Glove. Turn the Glove Back Country into a Glue-On by removing the flexible upper and Comfort Cup gaiter. Turn it into an Easyboot Glove by attaching a Glove gaiter.
Q How durable is the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A We’ve used the latest in technology to build an upper that combines softness and flexibility with the latest technology and the most durable materials on the market today.
Q Where can I ride with my Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A You can ride anywhere, on any terrain, at any speed with 100% hoof protection.
Q Are the Easyboot Glove Back Country boots left or right specific?
A No, the Back Country fits on both the left and right hoof.
Q Do I need to gradually break my horse into the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A Give your horse time to adjust to wearing the Back Country boots. The first time you fit your horse, start by just walking out for short time. Gradually increase the duration and distance of rides to ensure your horse becomes accustomed to the new hoofwear. Too much too soon can lead to chafing.
Q Will my horses wear the same size boot in the Easyboot Glove Back Country as they wear in the Easyboot Glove?
AThe Easyboot Glove Back Country and the Easyboot Glove utilize the same size chart; however, you may choose to size up for the Easyboot Glove Back Country. The Cordura upper not only stabilizes the boot on the hoof, it also allows for flexibility in sizing. This unique upper features an integrated power strap, which yields a slightly snugger fit than the same size in the Easyboot Glove. You may choose to increase your boot size by a half or full size in order to accommodate this feature or for specific needs such as trim cycle or ease of application. If you do not have previous experience with the Easyboot Glove, we recommend getting a Fit Kit to ensure that you select the proper size. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding fit and one of our Customer Service Representatives will be happy to help you.
Q Can I purchase gaiters for the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A The Back Country gaiters and the Comfort Cup can be purchased separately as an accessory.
Q Can I ride my horse with the Easyboot Glove Back Country over metal shoes?
A It is recommended that you do not use the Back Country over metal shoes. Using hoof boots over metal shoes voids the 90-day repair and or replacement warranty.
Q Are the Easyboot Glove Back Country boots worn on all four feet?
A That is really personal preference. It depends on distance covered and type of terrain.
Q Do I require the same size Easyboot Glove Back Country on the front and rears?
A Not necessarily. Always take hoof measurements as soon as possible after a fresh trim and measure each hoof separately. Correct size selection and proper fitting are very important and will ensure maximum performance from Easyboot Glove Back Country.
Q Does the Easyboot Glove Back Country offer good traction?
A The Back Country offers superb traction on all surfaces including aggressive mountain terrain, creek beds, asphalt and loose gravel where horses can lose their footing.
Q Is there a warranty on the Easyboot Glove Back Country?
A EasyCare offers a 90 day repair or replacement warranty for all hoof boots purchased as new.