Only tendon boots, can't help if the horse makes a mistake with their back legs stepping on a front, but hitting the poles teaches the horse to respect them
I would for sure, try open front tendon boots
I think it’s best to always use them as protecting their legs is really important especially as their tendons are so superficial!
your protecting tendons and your horse from bruises. Showjumping boots are open fronted so that your horse can feel the jump so they learn to pick their feet up. Its a matter of protection from other legs than the jump.
I would use boots whenever you jump to protect your horse from injuries
I’ve heard a lot of people say not using boots makes the horse more careful over poles, but I think if she is hitting the poles quite frequently it may be useful to use boots to reduce the chance of her injuring herself:)