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JASecond
Apr. 2, 2012, 11:35 AM
My barn's colors are black and red. I was thinking about buying a black rain sheet and embroidering my name in red.

Question is - Will it look like I put my poor horsey in a trash bag?

I'm looking to spend about $100, any recommendations appreciated. Obv the clothes horse would be amazing, but they're out of my price range.

Dutch Lovin' Dressage Rider
Apr. 2, 2012, 11:41 AM
No, I don't think so. :) Do you mean like Rambo Mack-in-the-sack Rain Sheets? http://www.horsetackco.com/horseware-rambo-mack-in-a-sack-rain-sheet.html

I have 3 of these I've used once. Too bad they aren't black like you wanted.

Lyric
Apr. 2, 2012, 11:48 AM
If your looking for an actual turnout sheet, Schneiders Vtek Marathon comes in black and red. It's a bit more than you were wanting to spend but not too bad. $149.95 for the sheet.

http://www.sstack.com/horse-blankets-and-sheets_waterproof-turnout-blankets_vtek-v-free/stormshield-vtek-marathon-original-turnouts/

alto
Apr. 2, 2012, 11:56 AM
Bucas Irish T/O (http://www.bucas.com/products/turnout-rugs/irish/) runs just over $100, the black with gold trim is very nice looking.
Glue on applique won't affect water proofness, any stitching may (though you can use sealer afterwards).

JASecond
Apr. 2, 2012, 12:52 PM
Thanks guys, I was thinking more of a show rain sheet versus a turnout.

JFJ
Apr. 2, 2012, 01:02 PM
I worked for a barn that had black and yellow as the barn colors. I never thought it looked like a trash bag! But then I was used to everything being those colors. Along as you get the trim in red it should look fine.

drawstraws
Apr. 2, 2012, 01:44 PM
I just got one of these to use at shows when we have to walk back and forth from the barns & rings in the rain (I love being in charge of our club's year end awards and can pick out my own award!!). I also chose a black one for someone else and did silver lettering/embroidery on it and liked it in that color. To me, they just look like a nylon sheet:

http://www.sstack.com/horse-blankets-and-sheets_coolers-covers_square-contour/dura-tech-waterproofbreathable-contour-show-cover/


They also have this one, which also comes in an insulated version:

http://www.sstack.com/horse-blankets-and-sheets_coolers-covers_square-contour/dura-tech-sateen-duo-fit-show-cover/

I think the black with red will look sharp!

Herbie19
Apr. 2, 2012, 02:44 PM
I have one of the unlined rainsheets from Saratoga Horseworks:

http://www.horseworks.com/rainsheets?b=1

The only thing I don't like about it is that the inside sweats when it's warm out--the new cotton lined ones might be worth a try!

Custom colors for a non custom price--very good quality for the $$$.