New Product – Saddlepads!

Cryochaps are pleased to announce a new product in the Cryochaps family. Saddlepads! Of course in our typical style we have redesigned the saddlepad to make sure they are of superior quality. No Slippage Strap is designed to be secured to the stirrup bar to keep the saddlepad firmly in place. No Pressure Designed to…

Lateral Work

We know foot balance is crucial for maintaining a sound horse, we spend a lot of money with our farriers to keep the foot balanced so it lands flat, not outside or inside edge first. When we do flatwork we are constantly asking the horse to circle, turn, loop, do lateral work etc at different…

Top Tip # 1

Did you know that applying Cryochaps up to 3 hours after exercise could still have benefits? Obviously in an ideal world we would apply ice and compression immediately after exercise, however studies indicate that application up to 3 hours after exercise could have benefits and is better than doing nothing! A study in humans comparing…

Puffy Pasterns?

Do your horses’ pasterns fill after standing in for long periods? Ice and compression reduce inflammation so try icing with the new Absolute Wraps to see if they can reduce that filling. You can feel how cold those pasterns and hooves are after removing the Absolute Wraps! Get yours now

Coverage of the Hock

The hock is one of the most complicated joints in horses, made up of 10 bones and 4 joints supported by several ligaments.This image shows how the Absolute Wrap covers all the bones in the hock. This is important when icing for inflammation in the joint itself, for the full benefits of cooling and compression.…

Understanding Hocks…

Understanding hocks… Your bogs v your bone spavins. “Spavin” comes from a root word meaning swelling. In simple terms, a bog spavin is a soft puffiness or swelling at the front of the hock, while a bone spavin is a solid bony enlargement on either side of the hock, often caused by arthritis. Lameness and…

Look after those knees!

Ever left a leg XC? Ever left a leg XC? Or had your horse trip and go down on their knees? Knocks to the knees can cause damage and are very hard to ice! However the new Absolute Wrap can be applied to knees, giving the benefit of cooling and compression to any injured areas.…

It’s important to cool Pasterns

Why is it important to cool the pasterns? The Absolute Wrap was designed following a conversation with a top showjumper who was concerned about the impact of jumping on the hoof itself. The hoof takes the first impact and major force is transmitted through them when you take off and land. Tendons and ligaments extend…

Introducing the Absolute Wrap

It’s a busy time at Cryochaps with yet another product launch! This time it’s the Absolute Wrap. All the same awesome cooling, compression and malleability but now covering three key areas: Pasterns Hocks Knees Customer feedback is key to product development and we have so many requests for Cryochaps to cover different areas of the legs.…