Blanket Resource Center

When the temperature drops, you need to make sure your horse is protected from the elements. We’ve compiled everything you need to know about your next blanket purchase.

 

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Blanket Resource Center

When the temperature drops, you need to make sure your horse is protected from the elements. We’ve compiled everything you need to know about your next blanket purchase.

Why Your Horse Needs a Blanket

Horse blankets are very helpful in managing your horse’s health and well-being. They are a simple yet economical means of protection against cold temperatures, rain, snow manure and mud.

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What blanket does my horse need in different temperatures

Temperatures are always fluctuating, making it difficult to know what will provide proper protection for your horse. Here’s a hand guide...

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What Color Blanket Fits You

Horses come in a variety of different colors. Here are some color suggestions that will look great on your horses:

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Red or Blue? Pink or Orange? Ever struggle with what color horse blanket you want? This guide might help…

Learn more about some of our best selling colors.

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Exclusive to Horse.com

Defender ™ is leading horsewear brand exclusive to Horse.com providing:

                -Dazzling and eye-catching prints, styles and colors

                -High quality protection from pests and the elements

                -Durable, long lasting products at the best prices

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How to Measure Your Horse for a Blanket

All you need is a flexible tape measure, a willing friend and a horse.

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You’ve got your horse blanket. Now make sure it lasts

If there is one constant in caring for horses, it is that things get dirty. Learn how to take care of your horse blanket.

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Our Favorite Blankets

Cissie M.

Vice President of Merchandising

Saxon® 1200 Denier 150g Turnout Blanket

“My horses love to be out and this is their third season in this turnout. They are great horses but tough on clothing, and these blankets have seen a lot of wear. I especially love the cut and fit, and I am very happy with the breathability, especially when temperatures change quickly during fall and early spring.”

Barbara R.

Purchasing Manager

Saxon® 600 Denier 300g Turnout Blanket

“As an owner of multiple horses, proper sizing is key since builds are different on several breeds. There is no slipping, sliding, pulling, or yanking; this blanket stays on straight. As strange as it seems, there are times they opt to be out in the elements instead of the comforts of their shelter, so it is comforting to know that they are protected!”

Glossary of Blanket Terms

When it comes to blankets, everyone has their own terms. Here are a few common ones and their definitions.

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More Questions?

Check out our complete guide to buying a horse blanket

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