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Publication numberUS167895 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 21, 1875
Filing dateJul 31, 1875
Publication numberUS 167895 A, US 167895A, US-A-167895, US167895 A, US167895A
InventorsJohn B. Hall
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in horse-boots
US 167895 A
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Patented Sept. 21,1875.




Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 167,895, dated September 21,1875; application filed July 31, 1375. I

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, JOHN B. HALL, of St; Paul, in the county of Ramsey and State of Minnesota, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Horse-Boot or Wrapper, of which the following is a specification:

The present invention relates to boots or Wrappers for horses feet, to aid in-the cure of diseased feet; and consists in a boot or wrapper applied to the foot, having attached thereto a spring-plate to press against sponge on the frog, the construction being hereinafter more fully described.

In the accompanying drawing, Figure l is an outside view in perspective. Fig. 2 is a section of Fig. 1 taken on the line at 00.

Similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts.

A represents the boot or wrapper, which extends from the shank B down to the bottom of the boot, thus surrounding and covering the entire foot. The outside of this boot is made of leather, cloth, rubber, or other flexible material. It is wrapped around the foot and fastened by means of straps O and buckles D, or in any other substantial or suitable manner. This boot is lined with felt or other soft material, as seen at H. This lining may be in one or more thicknesses, to render the wrapper or boot soft and elastic to the foot. The boot is perforated through the outside and lining to allow of ventilation. E represents the perforations. F is a spring-plate of metal, which is fastened to the back of the boot and projects inward therefrom. G represents the shoe beneath the boot,- either with or without an opening therein. Around the frog of the foot, and within or under the spring-plate, I place sponge or other soft material, on which the plate presses and holds closely to the frog and inside of the hoof. This sponge or other substance I saturate with glycerine Or other similar healing-substance, and the lining of the boot I saturate with oil, (neats-foot preferred.)

This boot may be attached either with or without the shoe being on. It may be applied at any season of the year, and is far preferable to prepared stable-floors, or to pasturage for healing and promoting the growth of the hoofs of horses. I

Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent 4 l. A horse-boot or wrapper, constructed with a lining and perforated with holes to allow of ventilation, substantially as described. 2. -A horse-boot or wrapper, having a plate,

substantially as seen at F, for the purposes de- JOHN B. HALL.




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Cooperative ClassificationA01K13/007