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The best brushing boots on the market right now


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  • The best brushing boots will not only prevent your horse from striking himself during exercise, but they will give some protection from external knocks, too. There are a wide range of styles available – these range from stylish and colour-coordinated fur-lined brushing boots, to ones with a more sporty, lightweight and ventilating design. 

    There are lots of different types of protective boots for horses, such as overreach boots, cross-country boots or tendon boots, but whatever your preference or discipline, it’s important to find a pair with a good fit for your horse. Some brands offer brushing boots in a wide range of sizes with a variety of width options in addition to the standard sizes, while others have different designs for front and hind legs. 

    Here’s a selection of the best brushing boots across all budgets to help you find the right pair for your horse… 

    Derby House Pro brushing boots

    Derby House Pro brushing boots

    Colours: Peacock or plum | Sizes: Pony – full | RRP: £14.99 for a pair

    Made from 7mm neoprene with double touch tape straps, these lightweight and quick-drying boots have a reinforced strike pad. 

    More info at derbyhousestore.com
    View at amazon.co.uk

    Equestrian Stockholm brushing boots 

    Equestrian Stockholm brushing boots 

    Colours: 11 | Sizes: S–L | Machine washable: 30° | RRP: £50 for a pair

    These brushing boots are made of a shiny synthetic leather with a soft teddy fleece lining and elastic Velcro fastenings. Matching items available.

    More info at equestrianstockholm.com
    View at theyard-equine.co.uk

    Equilibrium Tri-Zone brushing boots

    Equilibrium Tri-Zone brushing boots

    Colours: Black, white, black/fluorescent | Sizes: XS–XL | RRP: £22.95 for a pair

    These neoprene boots have a PVC strike pad, two fastening straps and can be worn on the front or hind legs. These Equilibrium boots scored 9/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    More info at equilibriumproducts.com
    View at viovet.co.uk

    Eskadron soft faux fur tendon boots

    Eskadron soft faux fur tendon boots

    Colours: White or night blue | Sizes: S–XL | RRP: £39.95 for a pair

    Don’t be fooled by the name – these are brushing boots and the confusion probably comes from the brand being continental. They are soft and comfortable, with a breathable lining, while providing shock absorption and good pressure distribution. These Eskadron boots scored 9/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    More info at pikeur.de/gb
    View at amirashop.co.uk

    Hy Armoured Guard neoprene brushing boots

    Hy Armoured Guard neoprene brushing boots

    Colours: Black, pink, purple or blue | Sizes: S–L | RRP: £21.99 for a pair

    This lightweight boot secured with four straps offers protection and features a ventilated neoprene lining that aids cooling. Suitable for use on front and back legs.

    More info at hy-equestrian.com
    View at viovet.co.uk

    LeMieux ProShell brushing boots

    LeMieux ProShell brushing boots

    Colours: Black or white | Sizes: M–XL | RRP: £42.50 for a pair

    These boots offer all-round protection and support with a moulded PU outer shell. Strategically placed vents ensure the release of excess heat and the soft perforated inner lining encourages the movement of air. Can be used on front or hind legs.  

    More info at lemieuxproducts.com
    View at naylors.com

    Masta faux fur brushing boots

    Masta faux fur brushing boots

    Colours: Black or brown | Sizes: Pony – full | RRP: £24.50 for a pair

    These boots are designed with soft faux fur lining that sits against your horse’s leg and a durable faux leather outer. The lining prevents rubbing and distributes pressure more evenly. 

    View at harryhall.com

    Premier Equine Carbon Air-Tech double-locking brushing boots

    Premier Equine Carbon Air-Tech double-locking brushing boots

    Colours: Black, navy or white | Sizes: S–L, including MW | Machine washable: 30° | RRP: £34 for a pair

    Made from ventilated neoprene, these boots encourage air flow to keep your horse’s legs cool. They have a wicking lining and the splint and fetlock areas have extra shock-proof protection. The double-locking straps provide extra security and the boots can be used on front or hind legs. 

    View at premierequine.co.uk

    Shires Arma carbon brushing boots

    Shires Arma carbon brushing boots
    Colours: Black | Sizes: Cob or full | RRP: £43.99 for a pair

    These boots have a triple-impact support system – the carbon-effect outer deflects knocks and blows, the EVA foam centre is shock absorbing and the breathable lining wicks away moisture. They have a flexible fit and wide adjustable straps.

    More info at shiresequestrian.com
    View at amazon.co.uk

    Veredus TRC-Vento front brushing boots

    Veredus TRC-Vento front brushing boots

    Colours: Black or brown | Sizes: M–L | RRP: £88.50 for a pair

    These boots are designed specially for front legs – the ones for hind legs have a slightly different design. They have a ventilation system that allows air in and conducts heat to the outside to keep your horse’s legs cool. A similar pair of Equilibrium boots scored 9/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    More info at veredus.com
    View at equiport.co.uk

    WeatherBeeta Prime single-lock brushing boots

    WeatherBeeta Prime single-lock brushing boots

    Colours: 12 | Sizes: Pony – warmblood | RRP: £32.99 

    Made from neoprene, these soft, durable and breathable boots conform to your horse’s leg. They have a tough PVC strike pad and the adjustable touch tape closures are quick and easy to use. There are two closures on pony and cob sizes, but three on full and warmblood size. Matching range available.

    More info at weatherbeeta.co.uk
    View at equus.co.uk

    Woof Wear Club brushing boots

    Woof Wear Club brushing boots
    Colours: 18 | Sizes: XS–XL | Machine washable: 30° | RRP: £19.99 for a pair

    These boots have a padded PU strike pad on a 7mm neoprene base. They are suitable for front or hind legs. Matching collections available.

    More info at woofwear.com
    View at amazon.co.uk

    Zandona Carbon Air Workout brushing boots

    Zandona Carbon Air Workout brushing boots

    Colours: Black | Sizes: M–XL | RRP: £69.90 for a pair

    These boots have differing designs for the front and hind, making them a great fit. The strike zone is reinforced with carbon fibre and lined with a shock-absorbing gel. The perforated neoprene structure provides breathability, while the two wide, elasticated straps aid a secure fit.

    View at diclass.co.uk


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