Polo Wraps - Support the flexor tendons during workouts with a single roll of soft fleece, cotton, or slightly elastic material
●Prep legs by removing any debris so the wrap will not create any pressure
points or irritation
●Start directly below the knee placing the wrap on the outside of the leg.
●Roll the wrap towards the back of the leg starting from just below the knee,
going down the leg to just above the fetlock, and then back up towards the knee.
●You will roll the wrap counter-clockwise on the left legs and clockwise on the
●You will overlap the wrap evenly (1/2 -3/4 width of the wrap) with EVEN AND
●If when you reach the top and there is enough fabric leftover to go around the leg once more, remove the wrap and start over
●Do not use wraps that are wet
Standing Wraps - Provides warmth & support to tendons and ligaments, cushions legs against bumps, & helps prevent stalking up (Fluid accumulation due to inactivity, usually following standing after a workout) Wrap consists of Pillow wrap and bandage often accompanied with a poultice or linament application.
●Prep legs by removing any debris so the wrap will not create any pressure points or irritation
●Start directly below the knee placing the pillow wrap on the outside of the leg
●Roll the wrap towards the back of the leg placing the top of the pillow wrap
just below the knee.
●You will roll the pillow wrap counter-clockwise on the left legs and clockwise on the right legs.
●Use a bandage/wrap and roll over the pillow wrap leaving about 1/2 inch of the pillow wrap showing on top and bottom
Sweat Wraps - Helps reduce swelling in legs from injury, stress from being worked, or poor circulation. Nitrofurazone ointment (often with DMSO), surpass, or other ointments recommended by your veterinarian, are applied to clean, dry legs. Plastic wrap, cotton roll, and vet wrap are applied on top of the ointment.
● Prep legs by removing any debris so the wrap will not create any pressure points or irritation. Make sure the area you will be wrapping is clean and dry.
●Apply proper ointment (Nitrofurazone with DMSO, Surpass, or ointment recommended by your veterinarian)
●Wrap the area with plastic wrap (optional), then cotton roll, and finish with vet wrap. (Start on the outside of leg and wrap counterclockwise on left legs and clockwise on right legs)
●If the sweat wrap is above the hock/knee, tape will need to be used to keep the wrap in place.