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    11-03-2008, 03:44 PM
  #1
Yearling
Fleece or Cotton Stable Sheet

I am not sure which one to buy. I like the fleece better and think it would be warmer and I could use it under my turnout if need be but I think it would be harder to keep clean. Then I think a cotton one wouldnt be as warm and it would fit kind of bulky under a turnout but it would be easier to clean. Which one do you all like better?
     
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    11-03-2008, 04:00 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Cotton sheets aren't bulky (IMO) under a turnout

I like them both for different reasons, although I find myself using the fleece one more often than not
     
    11-03-2008, 04:03 PM
  #3
Showing
I think the fleece is warmer; I like them. :)
     
    11-03-2008, 04:22 PM
  #4
Yearling
Thank you for your quick replies! I really appreciate it!
     
    11-03-2008, 04:34 PM
  #5
Yearling
I love my fleece...but by the end of the season...its one giant horse hairball
     
    11-03-2008, 10:32 PM
  #6
Foal
I, too, prefer the fleece... But they end up getting very hairy. If you found a very warm cotton sheet, I would certainly buy it, though! (Less hair. I'm not a fan of hairballs, hehe.)

Of course...this is just my opinion.
     
    12-07-2008, 06:18 PM
  #7
Foal
My boy has a fleece one and I think fleece are much better!
     
    12-07-2008, 08:07 PM
  #8
Yearling
I actually have the Rambo cotton cooler and I LOVE it!! It definitely stays much cleaner than a fleece and I think it keeps Brickens quite warm. When I throw it on him after a ride he is always warm when I take it off. It also keeps him warm when I'm tacking up in the freezing cold. I have never used it for turnout though as he would destroy it so I always use a turnout sheet underneath his midweight for extra warmth.
     
    12-07-2008, 09:22 PM
  #9
Green Broke
Fleece are nice but collects everything it touches (hair, shavings, dirt, etc). Cotton isn't bulky at all.
     

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