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Eventer4545 12-08-2007 12:42 AM

blanket size
 
my horse is between a size 78 and 81 blanket. i am about to order a new heavy weight one for him and im not sure which size to go with.

is it better to go bigger? or smaller? any ideas?

BluMagic 12-08-2007 12:46 AM

Well, in my opinion, it's better to go bigger. Just in case.... :wink:

Equina 12-08-2007 01:37 AM

I agree, bigger is better. If it's too small, it may be very tight on his shoulders (rubbing off his hair or preventing him from galloping around his pasture properly) or leave his rear out in the elements (depending on the blanket's fit).

A too big blanket may droop a little far off his butt, but shouldn't harm him. Just make sure the surcingle and rear leg straps are adjusted properly.

Gypsy29 12-09-2007 12:08 AM

I agree :lol: Deffinetly go with a size up! It is better to have it be a little to big, than to small :lol:

juniorxriderxo 01-05-2008 06:01 PM

defiantly bigger.


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