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Snug Hoof - Natural Wool Hoof Pad


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UK Wool




Made of 100% sheep wool felted onto a jute hessian carrier material, our naturally antibacterial, comfy hoof pads are an excellent choice when it comes to hoof-care. Perfect for protection, as part of a poultice or just to increase the comfort of an existing boot or cover – these natural wool hoof pads are just fantastic.

Wool has a range of natural properties that benefit our equine friends.

Benefits of wool hoof pads over synthetic versions are:

  • Wool is environmentally-friendly & sustainable
  • Wool is naturally antibacterial
  • The wool moulds to the frog, providing support and comfort
  • Wool is naturally breathable and hygroscopic, wicking away gunge and helping with the healing process.
  • Wool is surprisingly durable and long-lasting
  • Wool hoof pads tend not to twist or slip
  • The wool pads are reusable
  • The wool pads are compostable
  • The wool pads are anti static

How to use:

Simply insert the pad into the boot, like an insole. For heavier horses or additional padding, place two layers in the boot. They can be added to as the pad squashes down.

The pads can be cleaned in warm soapy water, then left flat to dry. If they’ve been used on an infected hoof then please dispose of them. They can be composted or made into a mulch mat for the garden.

Each pack contains: two pads, each approx. 15mm

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Customer Reviews

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Allison Laskey
Great product

Great pads rally improved the comfort levels for our transitioning horse. Don’t leave in the sun to dry the birds will steal them 😂

Rachael Bishop
Great pads - used in scoot boots

Love these , offer just enough protection to soften landing but also flatten meaning that the boot fit isn’t compromised. Used with a flat footed pony that usually feels the stones , really noticed a difference . They didn’t move because they settled into the shape around the frog/collateral grooves and they wash and fluff up again well after use .

Naomi Garner
Work great in scoots

Have done a lot of miles in these in my boys scoot boots. They're still dense and working well, maybe around 8mm now well used so still functional. They fluff up quite well with a wash in a bucket of water to get any stiff mud off and then air dry

Angela Wilson
Moulded to frog and hoof nicely and still intact after wearing 24/7 for 3 days.

Used in equine fusion boots - worn 24/7 with an hours break in the morning and an hours break in the afternoon - pony kept on a track system. Really happy with results the pads conformed to the hoof and wicked moisture away - no sweaty area around the frog when pads removed. Have just washed the pads and they have fluffed back up will be happy to re-use them. Pony wasn't exercised in them.

Compacted really quickly

Used in scoot boots- trashed after 6km on the road - very disappointed

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