turnout blankets/sheets?
   

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack Reviews

turnout blankets/sheets?

This is a discussion on turnout blankets/sheets? within the Horse Tack Reviews forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Are stable blankets and turnout blanket reviews
  • Very easy turnout blankets

Like Tree1Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-07-2012, 07:21 PM
  #1
Started
turnout blankets/sheets?

What is your favorite turnout blanket or sheet and why? How long have you used it? If you don't mind sharing, how much did it cost? Do you feel it fits true to size or does it run large or small? Anything and everything you can tell me is great!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-09-2012, 08:08 AM
  #2
Green Broke
I love Saxon blankets, or really anything they make. Saxon is owned by Weatherbeeta but much cheaper. I have two blankets currently by them and one Weatherbeeta. The saxon fits better I think, true to size, sits higher in front so it doesn't restrict front leg movement.

I have the 600d medium weight, bought used for $40. And I also have the 1200d 300g heavy that I paid $80 brand new last year.

Buy the 1200 though. I thought I could get away with the 600 since my girl is very easy on all her stuff. Within a week she put a hole in it some fabric glue and we were back in business though. I think she rubbed on the shed, definitely was not a bite mark. But other than that no more scratches or holes.

I would like a few more spares and if they aren't a good enough price at auction I will be buying more new Saxon blankets.
     
    11-09-2012, 08:09 AM
  #3
Trained
I agree on the saxons, and they are pretty cheap at stateline right now !
     
    11-09-2012, 09:10 AM
  #4
Yearling
Brookside medium weight 1200 denier, love them and have had them for years. $150.00. Fit is a tad gracious which is nice. The only replacement in the past ten years is the rear leg straps for about ten bucks, they stretch and after a while they get too stretched.
     
    11-09-2012, 09:15 AM
  #5
Yearling
Medium Weight Turnout Brookside Blankets (Supplies Tack - Blankets Sheets - Turnout)
     
    11-09-2012, 12:50 PM
  #6
Started
Thanks! I've owned two brands of blankets in all the years i've had my horses - weatherbeeta and bucas. The bucas has held up REALLY well but they're certainly not cheap for the initial investment. :/ the weatherbeetas did fine so long as the horses weren't rough with them in which case they didn't do so well and i'd be replacing them in a month.

I'll look into the saxon as if they're weatherbeeta made but more cost effective maybe I wouldn't feel so bad about them being beaten up. Thanks for the link to that brookside blanket as well! :)
     
    05-03-2013, 07:08 PM
  #7
Foal
I have never been happier with a blanket. This one is a fantastic fit in that the gussets are not only forward, but are set higher, allowing the shoulders complete freedom of movement! My horse is a TB Her other blankets and sheets were restricting her shoulders, with gussets that are too low and/or set behind the shoulders. She can move at her absolute best when wearing this blanket. It also has a wonderful fit around the neck. No drooping in front, with plenty of give for grazing. I can see that my horse is quite happy in this blanket. This is definitely the nicest blanket in my barn
Horze Royal Equus Mid-Season Rug | Horze Outdoor Blankets
     
    05-03-2013, 07:27 PM
  #8
Green Broke
Rambo's are my favorite.

They do not however hold up to a mouthy horse when your BO leaves their blanket draped over their stall door. I had Rambo confetti....

I couldn't afford another so I have a bunch of Amigos and I *like* them but not as much as my poor Rambo!
     
    05-05-2013, 02:14 AM
  #9
Foal
I used Rambos and Amigos and they're wonderful - I've paid from $100 for a stable sheet to $400 for the Duo system. The Duo wasn't a very good idea for me based on how I care for my horse, but it's probably ideal for a lot of people (I ended up really just using the shell). My horse is a troublemaker but has yet to destroy any of these blankets, even the Amigo Hero 6, which is a miracle. He has come in with bite marks from his arch nemesis on his skin but the blankets are intact.

My friend has mid-weight Weatherbeeta turnouts that are really nice.
     
    05-05-2013, 05:57 PM
  #10
Foal
I only buy Weatherbeeta. I literally bought my first one 9 years ago and the dang thing it still 100% waterproof with regular yearly washes. I unfortunately have not had such good luck with the Saxons as some of you others have...won't ever spend $ on one of those again. I have no experience with any other brands of blankies since I'm very partial to Weatherbeeta. All of mine have held up to the rough MN weather.
     

Tags
blanket, sheet, turnout

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Turnout Blankets & Sheets Quixotic Horse Tack and Equipment 0 07-02-2011 02:11 PM
Amigo Turnout Sheets kstinson Horse Grooming 4 05-02-2011 01:05 PM
Blankets/Sheets Piaffe Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 08-17-2010 03:23 PM
turnout sheet vs fly sheets BlueEyed paint Horse Tack and Equipment 7 03-22-2010 12:09 AM
Fly Masks/Turnout Sheets/Fly Sheets...HELP!! Tennessee Horse Tack and Equipment 3 07-25-2009 10:15 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0