Shires Highlander Lite Turnout Blanket

Shires Highlander Lite Turnout Blanket

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Shires Highlander Lite Turnout Blanket Highlander features balllistic 600D ShireTex waterproof, breathable, RipStop outer with taped seams, and deep shoulder gussets offer optimum freedom of movement. Features: Waterproof and breathable Ripstop outer Deep shoulder gussets Quick clip and buckle adjustable chest fasteners Wither relief pad Adjustable cross surcingles Leg straps with clip Large pleated tail flap Machine washable Item Specifications: Colors: Petrol Two Tone Jockey Print Material: ShireTex 600 denier Ballistic Nylon Fill: 0 g Fitting Your Horse's Blanket The fit of your blanket is extremely important to the comfort of your horse. An improperly fitted blanket can cause rubbing and slippage. Stand your horse as square as possible, measure from the center of chest around side of the body to the point of the horse's rump just before the tail. If you horse ends up measuring between sizes always round up to the next size to ensure full coverage. Caring For Your Horse's Blanket Washing Instructions - Remove excess dirt from your blanket with a brush and hose. Machine wash with cold water on Gentle cycle with mild detergent. Air Dry or Machine Dry/No Heat. Horses Turned Outside without Shelter - Turnout Sheet and Blanket materials are waterproof and designed to keep your horse dry, however if your horse is turned out in a field without a run in shed or shelter during prolonged rain or heavy downpours your horse may still get wet especially in the neck and tail areas. When using a blanket or sheet it is critical to monitor the fluctuating climate and temperatures even with a blanket that is waterproof and breathable. The wicking properties of a breathable blanket are designed to wick away normal body heat, when a blanket is too heavy the heat and moisture cannot be wicked away fast enough causing your horse to sweat. The temperature and the length of your horse's coat will determine what weight of blanket you should use. For this reason, most people who choose to

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