Scoot Mud Strap
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What is the purpose of the Mud Strap
The Scoot Mud Strap is the ultimate riding accessory for those who like it extreme. The perfect accompaniment to your Scoot Boots, the mud strap provides unparalleled security in deep mud and when riding over rough terrain. It can also help prevent losing a boot in the instance a horse overreaches. Made from extremely robust thermoplastic urethane (TPU), the Scoot Mud Strap is designed to stretch when placed under load and, if secured correctly, won't affect the horse's pasterns.
What is included in the Mud Strap
2 mud straps and 2 mud strap collars
How do you secure the Mud Strap
How do I modify the Mud Strap
Click HERE to view a demonstration on how to add PVC tubing to the Mud Strap to improve the fit and/or resolve rubbing on sensitive horses
What size mud straps do I need?
|Mudstrap Size Chart|
Note - as there are so many variables to the size of a horses upper hoof, you may find the Mud Straps are a size too small. If this is the situation, you can easily extend the length 10mm (3/8") which will be the length of the next size up. Do this by heat stretching.
If you have any queries about fit you can send us your pics of a fitted strap to firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
Perfect fit - you will achieve maximum retention
Too big - if the Mud Strap can be pulled down to comfortably reach the coronet band, then your Mud Strap is a size too big and will pull off the hoof with minimum pressure
Too small - if you cannot slip a finger comfortably around the periphery of the Mud Strap, then the Mud Strap is a size too small and will likely cause rubbing
These straps are a great idea. They seem to work for my riding on forestry trails.
I know my fingers are not as strong as before but to fit them with the boots onto my patient horse is not always possible. I just can't manage the fitting of them.
My other, less patient horse will probably not tolerate my fumbling and cursing.
I've been in some deep mud and haven't lost a shoe yet!
Found the mud straps to be awesome highly recommend them even in general use