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Easyboot Flip Flop

  • Easyboot Flip Flop
This new glue-on boot is a flip-flop design with a conventional upper that extends to the widest point of the hoof. This part of the hoof has the least amount of movement in both the vertical and horizontal planes. Because of this lack of movement, the bonds between the shoe and the hoof hold much tighter and are less likely to fail than at the heel.

Shares the footprint with the Easyboot Glove and accepts the EasyCare Therapy Click System.

The base flexes and pivots.

The final molds have an extended length sole. This allows the sole to be cut to length.

Once applied and the cuff is cleaned up, a pour in pad can be added.

Easyboot Flip Flop

This new glue-on boot is a flip-flop design with a conventional upper that extends to the widest point of the hoof. This part of the hoof has the least amount of movement in both the vertical and horizontal planes. Because of this lack of movement, the bonds between the shoe and the hoof hold much tighter and are less likely to fail than at the heel.

The result is a hoof protection device that is more durable than composite shoes bonded along the entire sides of the hoof wall. The absence of an upper in the rear half of the shoe ensures that the heel and the entire back portion of the shoe are not connected to the hoof. The heel is afforded greater movement in all directions, which increases durability of the bond between the upper and the front portion of the hoof. The long-term effect of increased hoof flexion is a highly developed vascular system and a healthier hoof.

This product is the easiest of our glue-on boots and shoes to apply, and stays on the better than any glue-on product. The product has won several 50-mile distance races.

  • Easy to apply and it stays on well.
  • The back of the foot is protected but still functions as a bare hoof, allowing the hoof to function better than in full shell products.
  • Debris goes in and comes out easily. For those with concerns, it's easy to add a pour in packing in the toe area.
  • May be used in conjunction with the EasyCare Therapy Click System.

 

 

Easyboot Flip Flop Size Chart

Size

Width in mm

Length in mm

0

104-107mm

Trim to Size

0.5

108-111mm

Trim to Size

1

112-115mm

Trim to Size

1.5

116-119mm

Trim to Size

2

120-123mm

Trim to Size

2.5

124-127mm

Trim to Size

3

128-131mm

Trim to Size

 

Easyboot Flip Flop - Frequently Asked Questions

How long can the Flip Flop be left on?

The Flip Flop can be left on for the entire trim cycle.

Is the Flip Flop sold in pairs?

No, the Flip Flop is sold individually.

Is there a Fit Kit for the Flip Flop?

Yes, there is a Fit Kit available for the Flip Flop.

Do I need a length measurement?

No, to adjust the length the Flip Flop may need to be trimmed down. Using hoof nippers or a table saw.

Is the sizing the same as the Glove and Glue on?

The width measurements will be the same, length is cut to fit.

Can the Flip Flop be heat fitted?

Yes, the Flip Flop can be heat fitted the same way the Glue-On or Glove is heat fitted.

Can pour in packing be used with the Flip Flop?

Yes, pour in packings can be used with the Flip Flop. We recommend Vettec Equipak Soft, Glue-U Shufill Silicone or dental impression material.

Which adhesive can be used when applying the Flip Flop?

We recommend using Vettec Adhere. EasyShoe Bond Fast Set and Slow Set may also be used.

Is the Flip Flop compatible with the Click Therapy System?

Yes, the Flip Flop is compatible with the Click Therapy System.

Can the hoof prep be done with the hoof on the ground?

Yes, since the Flip Flop’s only gluing surface is on the dorsal vertical wall the horse can be standing flat if needed to keep a horse comfortable.

Why is the junction at cuff and the base so thick?

Since the back portion of the base has so much movement this thicker area insures the base will not separate from the cuff. Do not modify this with a hoof buffer or rasp this could cause the Flip Flop to fail.

Is the Flip Flop a shoe or a boot?

Both: it has the benefits of a boot but can be left on the same duration as a shoe.

What is the difference between the EasyBoot Glue-On and the Flip Flop?

The Glue-On is only intended to stay on a maximum of 10 days where the Flip Flop may be left on for the entire trim cycle. The Flip Flop offers much more ventilation to the hoof and less chance of moisture retention.

What is the difference between EasyShoes and the Flip Flop?

The Flip Flop is much easier to apply than the EasyShoes, also the Flip Flop is compatible with the Click Therapy System where the EasyShoes are not.

Do I have to worry about rocks or small debris getting lodged between the base of the Flip Flop and the hoof?

No, during testing there were no complications with anything getting lodged. We recommend checking after each ride. Adding a pour in pad will insure nothing can become lodged in the front portion of the Flip Flop. The flexibility in the rear part of the Flip Flop prevents anything from getting stuck in the back half of the foot.

Can the Flip Flop be reset?

No, we do not recommend resetting the Flip Flop.

How do I remove the Flip Flop?

To remove the Flip Flop you will need to pull the base away from the hoof then cut the junction of the cuff and base, removing the entire base off of the cuff. Then, use pull offs to carefully remove the cuff from the hoof wall.