Model: Easy Wash Stable Blanket
Purchase: I purchased this blanket because new horse, Elmo had been nutritionally deprived. He had no coat of his own and needed a blanket to keep him warm in the bitterly cold Illinois winters. I paid $130.00 at PetSmart State Line Tack.
Likes: I like the blanket because it fit him and the straps were long enough to accommodate him as he gained weight. It also kept him warm without making him sweat. He'd never had a blanket before so getting to hot was a concern. I also liked the fact that it could be taken apart to put in the washing machine. I think the other horses were picking on him because he was so emaciated; when he got to wear the blanket to hide his skinny body he actually began to strut a little.
Dislikes: Well, after a few months of him wearing the blanky, I took it home to wash it and found that both plastic zippers on each side had broken. Lucky for me, my washing machine is extra large and it fit without taking it apart.
Quality: The blanket, with the exception of the zippers, is constructed very well. It has velcro that encloses the zippers so it doesn't rub on the horse. It last one winter and is now in the wash to go through another winter! With my horses that's a great blanket.
Summary: If you intend on this blanket coming apart easily to wash, don't count on it. I do, however, feel safe with my horse wearing it. It's lightweight and, more importantly, Elmo feels it's quite fashionable for him to strut around in.
Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.
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
Turtleneck Premium Horse Clothing Turtleneck Rain Turtle Horsewear
Pessoa Pessoa Midweight Alpine Turnout - Earth Horsewear
Tough-1 Turnout Blanket - LW Horsewear
Big Dee's Country Pride 1200 D stable blanket Horsewear
McAlister 600D Mediumweight Waterproof Turnout Blanket Horsewear
McAlister 200D Mediumweight Stable Blanket Horsewear
SmoothEZ Horsewear Full body Lycra sleazies Horsewear
Weatherbeeta Weatherbeeta Airflow Detach-A-Neck Combo Fly Sheet Horsewear
Shedrow Shedrow 1680d Comfort Neck W/gusset Horsewear
Valena sheepskin lined Sport boots Horsewear
Big Dee's Tack and Vet Supplies - Country Pride Fly Sheet Horsewear