Equine ankle brace system

  • US 5,871,458 A
  • Filed: 11/06/1997
  • Issued: 02/16/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/06/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An equine ankle brace system comprising a brace arranged to be wrapped about the ankle of a horse, and at least one treatment insert arranged to be releasably secured to said brace, said brace comprising a panel of a resilient thermally insulating, heat retaining material having a cup-shaped bottom portion for enabling said panel to be bent around and closely conform to the horse'"'"'s ankle and contiguous portions of the horse'"'"'s lower leg, said panel having an inner surface and an outer surface and releasably securable mounting strap means coupled to said panel to enable said panel to be bent about the horse'"'"'s ankle to closely conform to the ankle and to be held in position thereon, said brace having first releasable securement means on portions of the inner surface of said panel, said at least one treatment insert having a cup-shaped bottom portion to accommodate the horse'"'"'s fetlock and being formed of a material arranged to produce a beneficial effect on the horse'"'"'s ankle, said insert having second releasable securement means fixedly secured to said insert to enable said insert to be releasably secured to said brace for location between said brace and the horse'"'"'s ankle.

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