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rude

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PostSubject: winter blankets   Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:48 am

can anybody recommend a good winter blanket...I haven't owned a winter blanket for my horse ever but I find these last couple of years winters are getting weird being mild wet warm one day and next day freezing cold weather which aint healthy for anybody
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PostSubject: Re: winter blankets   Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:51 am

depending on the horse as to which type I use, my fur balls I put a rain sheet on so they stay dry but it's light enough their natural winter coat can fluff up to keep them warm. My TB and another mare who never get winter coats get a mid weight winter blanket that is also waterproof. I dont use heavy weight (300gm) as if its that cold (-20+) mine would be in anyways. Brand wise I've had good and bad out of different companies, higher denier count is supposed to be more durable and "rip stop" but I've had them tear and cheapo's last 2-3 winters. others buckles have snapped and I just replace them with the snaps you put key's on (sortof D shaped with one side spring loaded snap) they work good to replace broken snaps.
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PostSubject: Re: winter blankets   Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:52 pm

thanks LB.. thats exactly what I was thinking a Winter Rainsheet !!! :) I think I'm getting it, the denier is the outer shell so higher the number more durable? and the gram fill the higher the number the warmer or heavier it is right...I do not want it to be heavy...now to find a good brand at a reasonable price :)
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PostSubject: Re: winter blankets   Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:48 pm

If you can I would get one with a higher neck rain sheet...keeps them a little dryer and less water getting in where it shouldn't.
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PostSubject: Re: winter blankets   Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:35 pm

Big D is awesome! My horse was in a paddock with a blanket eater and it's survived this year and still great condition. For high necks I like amerigo and pessoas
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