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Sheets – have no fill and are generally the lightest piece of horsewear.
- Stable Sheet – used in doors to your horse’s coat clean while providing some warmth
- Turnout Sheet – Waterproof sheets that can be used outdoors. Provide light warmth
Blankets – heavier than sheets and filled with material to provide extra warmth. Come in various weights.
- Stable blankets – like stable sheets but with fill. Provide more warmth than stable sheets
- Turnout blankets – Waterproof like turnout sheets, but heavier.
- High Neck - When the blanket extends up the neck of the horse, passed the withers, but stops before it reaches the top of the neck
Denier – a measured used to rate the strength of the blanket or sheet material. Higher denier blankets are harder to rip and are more water-resistant.
Fill/Gram/Weight – the amount of stuffing in a blanket. The higher the gram, the warmer the blanket will be. A sheet has 0g of fill while a heavy blanket can have up to 400g of fill.
Rip-Stop – a method of weaving within a blanket that helps to stop small rips in a blanket from growing larger. Blankets with rip-stop often last longer because you can easily patch small rips and tears without having to replace the whole blanket.
Lining – Soft material on the interior of a blanket to cushion your horse’s skin
Neck Cover – helps prevents moisture from getting under the horse’s turnout blanket in the neck area. Some blankets come with a neck cover permanently attached while other are sold separately.
Hood – Cover a horse’s face and neck to provide extra protection. Attachable and securable to the blanket.
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