It's that time and I have to clip my horse. This year is the first year that he'll be getting turned out regularly during the coldest months. I don't have a turnout hood (and truly just don't trust him with one out there), so he'll only be wearing blankets. My thought was to do something like a trace clip where the blanket would cover him while he's outside. See picture below - the yellow is where I would clip, the red shows the boundary lines for the clip and the blue line is where his blanket would fall on his neck/withers.