The first "no hassle boot" prototypes are finished and the results are... somewhat disappointing.The hidden wire boot is borderline acceptable. It's easy to put on and take off, but it's bulky and doesn't cling as tightly to the leg as I would like.
And then there's the magnet boot... Sigh. I had such high hopes for the magnet boot, but so far all it's done is give me fits. Although the magnets seem to be plenty strong on their own, I'm having trouble getting them to stick once they're incorporated into tack. Even with the metal strip glued to the outside of the boot, they're just barely holding on.
So it's back to the drawing board times two. I still think these ideas have a lot of potential, but it's obvious that I'm going to have to think outside the