The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May. 25, 2005
    Location
    best place so far
    Posts
    1,329

    Default sweat sheet recommendations any one?

    I need to get my mare a new sweat sheet. The problem: the fleece ones don't work as she is a "roller" and getting shavings off a fleece sheet is miserable. An "irsh" woven one is a bit better but still a PITA.

    Is there a sweat sheet that is easy to just brush off? AND has good buckle closers so when she rolls the sheet doesn't get all twisted?

    I know it is a lot to ask!



  2. #2
    Join Date
    May. 25, 2006
    Location
    Nor Cal
    Posts
    1,961

    Default

    You might try one of the Rambo Dustbusters or one of the Helix Sheets---I have two of the dust busters-- one with and one without a neck and stuff doesn't stick to them so easy. Only problem is they are not as heavy as a fleece/irish knit but they are very breathable and the fabric is reasonably heavy knit so does have some insulating property. I did just get one of the new Rambo Grand Prix Fleece Coolers and its just GORGEOUS--almost too pretty for daily use. I also have several of the Eskadron Fleece coolers--they are very fine weave so dont seem to get stuff embedded in them Like some fleece does. They are both quite lightweight-which works well for me in CA.



  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb. 23, 2005
    Location
    Spotsylvania, VA
    Posts
    13,446

    Default

    Thermatex. Soundequine.net should have her website up soon and watch for them on TOTD. For warmer weather try Dover's honeycomb chill chasers. Buy at LEAST one size up and wash before you use them, they shrink and bleed dye
    I wasn't always a Smurf
    Penmerryl's Sophie RIDSH
    "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
    The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.



  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul. 19, 2003
    Location
    Middleburg, VA
    Posts
    13,124

    Default

    Hmmm....it isn't a perfect solution, but probably doesn't turn into quite the crumb cake that an antisweat or polar fleece would- http://www.smartpakequine.com/thermo...x?cm_vc=Search I have this and LOVE it. Does not have a buckle front, but does have crossed surcingles, so typically stays more or less put. It wicks like CRAZY. I have put my horse in it after a bath, and come back 20 minutes later to find him dry.



  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep. 18, 2008
    Posts
    184

    Default

    Amigo makes a jersey sweatshirt-type cooler. Smooth on the outside and fleece on the inside. http://www.smartpakequine.com/amigo-...x?cm_vc=Search

    I have a really nice Shires cooler like that, but I got it several years ago.

    Smartpak also has their own version, but probably not what you have in mind. http://www.smartpakequine.com/smartp...rt-10359p.aspx

    The honeycomb coolers are great too, but not as warm as fleece.



Similar Threads

  1. Draft Horse size 86 anti-sweat sheet?
    By Chief2 in forum Off Course
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: Dec. 8, 2011, 11:20 AM
  2. Fly Sheet = Sweat?
    By Mosey_2003 in forum Horse Care
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jan. 31, 2011, 01:21 PM
  3. Replies: 41
    Last Post: Jun. 4, 2010, 02:41 PM
  4. Custom Anti-sweat sheet question
    By Lives2Jump in forum Hunter/Jumper
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Dec. 25, 2009, 03:05 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •