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  • Horse Blanket Shoulder Protectors
  • Sudocrem on rubbed shoulders horse

 
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    02-21-2010, 06:09 AM
  #11
Foal
Definitely get a neck and shoulder protector! My friends horse was eventually cut by her rug on her withers and has a white patch now.

When my pony had a grazing muzzle, it rubbed a bit in some places, and I was advised to use sudocrem. She HATED the smell, but it worked
     
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    02-22-2010, 07:21 PM
  #12
Foal
I used to have the same problem. I used a shoulder sleezy, and it just rubbed her in a different spot. But there are 2 different kinds of sleezies. One goes in between their front legs and buckles around their withers, and the other just goes across their chest. (hard to describe) I used the latter one, and it rubbed her. You can put show sheen on their shoulders so the blanket can move easily across the shoulders, I did this, and it helped. You may have to get a different blanket bc like said before, every blanket fits differently. I unfortunetly ended up buying a different blanket!!
     
    02-26-2010, 03:43 AM
  #13
Weanling
We call them anti rub vests here in NZ - I have one on my horse in winter (A padded cotton one and a slinky thin one in summer when she has her fly sheet on... No more rubs ;)
     
    02-26-2010, 08:27 PM
  #14
Weanling
Thanks again everyone! I've changed his blanket to one that fits better, and put show sheen on his shoulders, it seems to be helping. Getting him a shoulder cover thing as soon as I can.
     
    03-08-2010, 12:43 PM
  #15
Foal
My horse is also suffering from some blanket rubs..she just looks silly...But I think the soon to come nice weather will fix it. :P
     

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