Why do horses need boots?

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Horses have very sensitive legs, which is why their limbs are constantly vulnerable to various injuries. It is worth preventing them, or at least minimize their frequency and level of discomfort they cause. This is what boots are for. Some horses tend to hook one leg on the other. It is called strickling and stems directly from the horse’s built. In such a case, to protect the horse’s legs from injuries, boots are necessary. Boots are also necessary for horses taking part in show jumping. Horses in this discipline often hit the obstacles with their front legs and cause injuries. […]