Designed to be a classy, yet durable and affordable open front boot providing superior protection and comfort for the horse. The pliable, yet firm plastic shell protects the tendons from impact while the ThinLine lining (same material as in the saddle pads) disperses shock and promotes healthy conditions for the horses legs. Reduces heat build up: ThinLine is 100% breathable keeping tendons cool Keeps skin healthy: infused with USDA approved anti-fungal agents--use on multiple horses! Comfortable for your horse: dirt and arena grit doesn't imbed in the lining, preventing irritation No slip: even in wet conditions. Boots will not absorb water. Easy care: hose off or machine wash, no need to dry.