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  1. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I measured my pony and he is 38” from the center of his chest to the center of his tail. Well I ordered a 38” blanket and this is what it looks like on him. Not sure what I did wrong here.
  2. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I’ve got an old man gelding whom I’ve never felt the need the blanket. As he’s aging though, I’d like to have a blanket on hand for those just-in-case snowy, rainy, or extra cold nights and I’m looking for some advice. I know people have LOTS of opinions on stalling, etc. during inclement...
  3. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    So my 16hh standie wears a 81” tough 1 blanket But their is a sale on a supra rain sheet , and the sizes go from 80”-82” not sure how supra fits.. big or small, What size do you think I should order The biggest size is 84 but not sure about the supra fit
  4. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    What is the best blanket for a horse that doesn’t grow much of any winter coat but lives in Texas where days can get a little warm? (I would remove the blanket of course during warmer days!!!) Our lowest temp here in central (Waco area) Texas last year was -1 and is expected to be lower this year.
  5. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I’m struggling with a question. To blanket or not to blanket….. it’s about my older Morgan Mare, Ember, she is bony and 18 years old. We live in the mountains of Vermont so weather does get pretty harsh up here. We are also trying to get her to gain weight and muscle. So, should I blanket her or...
  6. Bullet's new blanket

    Bullet 12-2020 in his new blanket
  7. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Back again! Wanting to see how others think these stable blankets fit. From Big Dee's, Highland Midweight Stable Blankets size 80. I feel like they fit pretty well, but want to make sure they aren't too small. The surcingles are basically let out as far as they can go and are not elastic, but...
  8. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I just purchased 2 Horze High Neck Turnout Sheets for my horses and I have very little experience with blanketing at all, but I think they're possibly too big? Or could I have them adjusted wrong or something? They seem decent everywhere but the neck which is gaping open. I have no clue lol they...
  9. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hi! How do I clean a saddle pad? Every time I've cleaned a saddle pad I've just sprayed it off and brushed off the hair with a metal curry comb. And left it out the sun to dry. It that okay? I don't want to ruin my saddle pad.
  10. Tack, Equipment, Riding Wear Classifieds
    $35 - Has some rust on the buckles but is in great condition. has not been dry cleaned but vacuumed to get most of the hair removed. has a monogram on left hip- could be removed or be replaced. great quality! shipping will depend on distance.
  11. Horse Colors and Genetics
    I am totally new to Appaloosas - am I correct in considering my new rescue gelding an Appaloosa? Is the a way to tell if he is only Appaloosa or if there is something else? I have no background info on him. What is the exact name for his pattern? He is 4 years old and 14hh, is he likely...
  12. Horse Talk
    Looking to buy a waterproof turnout sheet for my horse for rainy days to keep him dry. I have a tough-1 and it's pretty much junk. I had to waterproof it myself and it doesn't do that great of a job also is super thin and could tear easy. Soooo..............what turnout sheets do you like and...
  13. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    I am short at 5'1 and my horse is probably 14.3-15 hands and a normal/smaller build my saddle measures 23 x 23 inches at the edge of the skirt. I want a saddle pad that does not HUGE under it and covers up my whole horse to his but! What is a good size pad for trail riding? Is it 2in...
  14. Share your own opinions on Horse Tack & Equipment
    I am wanting to get my horse a rain or turnout sheet that is waterproof for the rainy season. Does anybody have one that has worked really well for them and is actually waterproof? Or ones that really stink?!
  15. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Wondering if you have used the Abrazo Hug winter blankets? I just bought one for my horse and am not very happy with it. I know it buckles different than a usual blanket but it seems so big and odd. Have any tips or tricks or maybe even just how you adjust or use your blanket would help a...
  16. Horse Health
    My horse grows a pretty thick coat in the winter so I rarely feel the need to blanket him, and he is also kept indoors at all time except for an hour or so turnout. So, I was just wondering what some of you thought about when it is too cold for a horse not to have a blanket on. Just bare...
  17. Horse Talk
    Okay, so add another blanketing question to the pile…. :-) <Post in a nutshell: Yearling filly injured and went to vet for four weeks, concerned the fluorescent lights kept her coat from growing, should I blanket her since she is on stall rest right now?> Here is the background and more info…...
  18. Horse Health
    I have a gelding that's on 24/7 turnout. I'm going to buy him some blankets this winter so I don't have to spend as much time grooming the mud off him. I like the idea of belly bands so the girth area stays clean as well. However, I've heard that mud/water/pee gets under the belly band and makes...
  19. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Well, it's that time of year when the blanket comes off and needs to be stored. I'm pondering the best way to do it. The local laundry forbids horse blankets, unfortunately; so I'm wondering -- what's your best practice when it comes to cleaning horse blankets? I'm thinking of laying it out...
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