Colour to the marquis hoofboots

Your choice of colour for the air chambers of the marquis®supergrip hoofboot! We also manufacture special-request colours, please ask. The air chamber cradles the foot around the heel.  It has several functions: to adjust the boot to the shape of the hoof to even out differences in hoof length for a snug fit to allow…

Replacing the sole

The marquis®supergrip hoofboot is of high quality, sturdy and long-lasting. Its life can be extended by many years by replacing any wear items such as the sole. The sole is attached to the shell via six screws with hexagonal sockets. These can be unscrewed with an Allen key, the used sole can then be taken…

Hoof Care Special

The Marquis Hoofboots are on Special for $298 including air pump and postage throughout March and April 2017.  Hoofboots can also be tested for 2 weeks. And what is more: There is a warranty against defects in material and workmanship for 6 months.  For details check our Orders page and our Terms and Conditions.

Up to 30% cushioning effect

Any hoof protection we use has an impact on the hoof, and subsequently on the legs and the entire body of the horse. How the hoof behaves and what happens to it on impact with the ground can be examined by measuring the following: the hoof mechanism – how the hoof expands and what compression…

November Special

A pair of Marquis Supergrip Hoofboots for $295 including air pump and postage. Orders will be posted from 10 November.

Fitting video

The Marquis Supergrip provides complete protection for the hoof, in particular under extreme conditions. It is suited for the competition arena, training and also for some orthopedic purposes. For example, it can be adapted for use with club feet. It is therefore a complete alternative to conventional hoof care techniques. The silver-grey air chambers seen…

marquis hoofboots in x-country

We have just received these great pictures from a cross-country ride in Germany with this pretty chestnut wearing the Marquis Hoofboots on all four feet. Thank you to Amelie and the Team Marquis for the photographs.  

Another delivery has arrived

Another delivery has finally arrived. We now have all sizes in stock, from 0-5! If you are lucky enough to live in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria, or come by for a visit, you can see them on display at Blooming Produce, 51 Main Road in Romsey, our first stockist!

The Equine Barefoot Movement

We are in the midst of what is being called the Equine Barefoot Movement. Some suggest that the beginning of the modern equine barefoot movement goes back to the years around the turn of this millennium. It is now vigorous and growing in Australia, Europe and North America. In Australia, there are currently two Facebook…

New Delivery has arrived!

Our delivery of marquis hoofboots has arrived today – Sizes 0, 1 and 3! Sizes 2, 4 and 5 are still in transit. All are equipped with a flank protector for the air chamber and two chicago screws replacing two rivets in the back for fastening the air chamber. This is for harder use like…

Close-ups

Here some close-ups of the Marquis hoofboot with the horse moving in trot and walk. Marquis is currently developing a new neoprene gaiter for extra protection when riding on sand, when jumping, and for sensitive horses (such as those with pink skin). In the meantime, we offer horse socks and cuffs, or you can use…

Why barefoot

The marquis®supergrip hoofboot supports the barefoot horse. The barefoot horse may need hoofboots when ridden on sand (sand is very abrasive and wears down the hoof quickly) or over rough terrain. Also on hard ground, the marquis hoofboot protects the legs and hooves through shock absorption. There are also many therapeutic purposes the marquis hoofboot…