Manufacturer: Rider's International (View all products by Rider's International)
Model: Heavy Stable Blanket (View all Heavy Stable Blanket reviews)
Purchase: I bought this blanket from Dover Saddlery for $64.90 plus shipping. I was looking for a cheaper blanket for my new Thoroughbred.
Likes: I liked this blanket's design. It fit both my Thoroughbred and my more stocky Quarter Horse. It was cut well through the shoulders. The tail flap stayed put and did its job. The surcingles held up well, and don't come undone easily. There is Velcro on the front under the buckles, making the front very secure. The sizes fit a variety of horses. My horse has never gotton a rub from the nylon lining.
Dislikes: This blanket is only of average quality. The add claimed a water repellent nylon outer, the blanket leaks like crazy. The blanket wasn't nearly as heavy and warm as it claimed. On cold nights, I had to layer this blanket with a sheet to keep my Thoroughbred warm. I would say this a medium weight blanket at best. The fleece at the withers didn't hold up very well. The outer shelling ripped everytime you touched it. Well, maybe not, but within the first week it had a dozen rips in it from my other horse's teeth. The blanket doesn't fit as close as I'd like around the hindquarters, they tend to let wind in around them. The fleece at the withers tended to rub my horses mane.
Quality: The construction isn't as nice as I'd like. The blanket ripped easily and wasn't as warm as it claimed. I did like the different fasteners. The elastic leg straps are nice and stretchy.
Summary: Overall, I didn't particularly like this blanket. Although it does fit well, it didn't hold up like I'd like.
Usefulness Rating: 3 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.
Weatherbeeta High Neck Medium Turnout Blanket Horsewear
TurtleNeck Turn Out Rug and Stable sheet with elastic neck SnappingTurtle Horsewear
Nag Ranch Horse Full Face UV Fly Mask Horsewear
Renegade hoof boot Horsewear
JT INTERNATIONAL TURNOUT BLANKETS Horsewear
Schneiders Turnout blanket Horsewear
Schneiders VTEK Turnout sheet, medium, heavy & neck cover Horsewear
Tough 1 Grazing Muzzle Horse size Horsewear
Horseware Rambo Optimo Stable Blanket 200 g Horsewear
tough-1 blanket 2100 dennier 400 gr Horsewear
Saratoga Horseworks Endura Pro Stable Sheet Horsewear
Pessoa 1680d Turnout Sheet Horsewear
Centaur Snuggly Turnout 1200 denier, Med Weight Horsewear
Weatherbeeta 1200D Freestyle detachable hood turnout heavyweight Horsewear
Schneiders Storm Shield Contour Collar Euro Extreme 1680 denier Horsewear
Riders Horse clothing supreme turnout sheet Horsewear
Bucas Zebra Buzz Off Horsewear
Mountain horse Stable loafer Horsewear
Weatherbeeta Apex Horsewear
Weatherbeeta Equalizer Freestyle Combo Turnout Horsewear