An ultra light weight, close profile, support boot that is ideal for training or competition. The shock absorbing Splint Pad gives maximum protection to the splint bone, tendons, and other soft tissues. Guards against crossfire and other scalping injuries. A suspension rib is positioned between the tendon and the canon bone to ensure proper boot alignment. The entire fetlock is protected by a double layer of shock absorbing neoprene. A bulletproof fitted cup ensures maximum durability. A Cradle Fetlock System provides maximum support to the lower limb. A series of fitting darts provides for a clean, close fit. A double-stitched Velcro attachment with an aggressive hook-and-loop closure.