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    08-17-2008, 01:43 PM
  #1
Weanling
Questions about coolers

I had a couple questions about coolers. Hopefully I'll be able to start trail riding again this winter. Our trails are about 15 mins from my house. Sometimes when we ride in winter we go out to eat at Cracker Barrel which is about 5 mins from the trails. Would it be okay/safe or even a good idea to buy a cooler incase my horse gets sweaty after the ride? Would it be safe to leave it on in the trailer while we are in the restaraunt and untill we get home? Is there any thing else that acts like a cooler instead, maybe a sheet?

Here are the coolers that I've found that I like and think would be safe to leave on them, what do you think?
http://www.sstack.com/shopping/produ...eyword=coolers
http://www.sstack.com/shopping/produ...eyword=coolers

I really like these two
http://www.smithbrothers.com/product.asp?pn=X3-24273&&
http://www.sstack.com/shopping/produ...&keyword=17341
     
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    08-17-2008, 02:00 PM
  #2
Yearling
I LOVE coolers! They are great for after a sweaty ride when you have no access to a wash rack or hose in the summer. And also helps cool the horse down after a ride in the winter so they don't catch a chill.

I actually have the third one you posted and it's awesome. It's not made out of the fleecy material most coolers are made out of so it doesn't pick up as much debri as most coolers. Also, the material is quite thin so it's easy to pack or take on a trail ride.

I think it would be fine to leave a cooler on your horse in the trailer as long as it has belly straps and chest straps that are the appropiate length.
     
    08-18-2008, 12:10 AM
  #3
Weanling
Thanks for the info mudpony!
Any one else?

This would be mainly from the heat, making them sweat. Last winter was on the warm side. Very rarely did I use a heavy coat on myself. And only put a waterproof blanket on my mare as she gets cold rather easy from winter rain a couple times. We always walk our horses the last 1/4 of the ride. But there not going to be the completely (sp?) dry and fluffy horse like they were before the ride. And incase we get caught in small rain shower?
     

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