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post #1 of 3 Old 05-04-2011, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy need to ask a question :)

Right I have a little problem I am just starting to take my section d out on the road and am needing a full you.v rug that is like a thin summer sheet
For him for the roads and all I can find in the ones that go under the saddle.

Now is the such a rug and dose anyone know were I can get one from

This is all I can find




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post #2 of 3 Old 05-04-2011, 03:11 PM
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You want one that is more of a full sheet? Is that what you are asking for?
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-05-2011, 12:12 PM
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I'm not 100% sure I understand your question. Are you saying that you are hand-walking him on the road and need a high visibility rug rather than an excercise sheet? If so I have yet to find one.

This is an excercise sheet, however I think it is fastened rather than held in place by the saddle so it might be ok:
Reflective Horse Wear, Reflective Riding Rug £27.10 | Equine Showbiz

If not have you considered using an exercise sheet secured with a neophrene surcingle? If you are only walking short distances it may be sufficient

Here is a link to a company that sell a clip on reflective V designed to clip on to the front or back of your existing rugs:
Clip on "V" - Horse Safety, Reflektoren zum Anklippen<br/>Réflecteurs à pince<br/><br/>Freestanding clip-on reflective "V", suitable for clipping onto coats or rugs. Ideal when turning in/out on those early mornings and dark winter evenings

There is also a company called rug-id who will put your postcode in high visibilty neon strips onto your rugs. This is designed to be a deterrent to thieves also. They are based around the new forest.

If none of these options are working for you there are a LOT of high visibilty horsewear options available such as boots, tail guards, headcolloars, neck straps etc etc that you could use as an alternative to a full rug.

Hope that helps

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