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Get on "The List" for the Soft-Ride Ice Boot

What is the new Soft-Ride Ice Boot? Soft-Ride knows how important your horseís comfort and health is to you. Our easy-to-use, uniform cooling boot can be used as a preventative measure after a tough workout to soothe aching joints and muscles or aid in the healing of a lame horse.

Get your name on "The List" today!

The All-new 2014 Soft Ride Boot Sizing Guide

Determining the correct size boot is the key to getting the best fit & the longest life from your Soft-Ride Boot.

Fresh for 2014, we have refined our technique for getting the best fit and have put it into a new sizing guide available for your download.

Download the 2014 Soft-Ride Boot Sizing Guide now.

Hauling for Rodeos & Horse Shows

Check out this video testimonial explaining their experience with Soft Ride boots.

Cutting Video

Soft-Ride Gel Orthotic Comfort Boots have been sold to customers in 33 countries with more countries being added every day!

All across the world, horses are experiencing the comfort and relief that can only come from Soft-Ride Comfort Boots!

Justin Maass

"I began using Soft-Ride boots in early 2009. I have hauled my two good horses, Oz and Flip, as much as, ever and have given no Bute or Banamine. I don't want to have to use pain relievers to do my job and I don't want my horses to either. This great product has allowed my horses to be drug free."

All across the world, horses are experiencing the comfort and relief that can only come from Soft-Ride Comfort Boots!

Ten-time All Around World Champion Trevor Brazile

"When we go to rodeos we only have a few hours and there's not time to bed a stall down, little things like the Soft Ride boots help. We can deal with less-than-ideal footing for them to stand tied to the trailer with those boots on...Traveling as many miles as we do, that really helps your horse's health.

A Real Life Product Review of Soft Ride

We were pleasantly surprised to open up the May issue of The Plaid Horse and discover a real life product review of our Soft Ride Boots by the editor of the magazine!

As it turns out, the writer of the article, Alycia Busa, has a "mini" pony with laminitic and founders issues and Soft Ride Boots have literally been a life-saver!

She has a lot of great things to say about our boots, so please take a moment and check out the article in your May issue, or download a copy of the write-up.

Veterinarian using Soft-Ride Boots while taking hoof xrays

Clinics all over the the world are discovering new & exciting uses for Soft-Ride Boots!

The latest is to aid in horse stability while taking xrays. Previously the horse was made to stand on a block during the xray. Alternatively, you can elevate the horse hoof just using a Soft Ride Boot, even if the hoof is shod.

Soft Ride Patented Gel Orthotic & Equine Comfort Boots

Soft-Ride.com, manufactures patented equine comfort boots and deep-gel orthotics. The semi-rigid, rocker bottom boot-sole reduces the break-over point, combined with the volume and type of gel enables the barefoot or shod horse to find his most comfortable hoof angulation. The deep-gel under the hoof-wall, reduces pressure on the hoof-wall allowing horses the beneficial mechanics of natural sole support.

Laminitis Animal Health Foundations Donald M. Wlash, DVM

Laminitis 911 from the Animal Health Foundationís Donald M. Walsh, DVM

Your horse is lame. Very lame. It's time to call the vet. What happens next?ouíve been watching your horse closely. At first you werenít sure; maybe he was just stiff. But this morning you know something more than that is wrong. You had to pull him out of his stall. He didnít want to turn around to be clipped into the cross-ties. Heís shifting his weight. When he does walk, he looks like heís leaning back on his heels.

When the other horses buck and play in the pasture, heís standing by the gate. You touch his feet and theyíre warm. You can feel a strong, bounding pulse at the back of his pastern. He wonít let you pick up a foot.

This is it. Youíre calling the vet. You describe the symptoms and yes! this is a medical emergency.

The vet will be there today.

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