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  1. #1
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    Jan. 5, 2007
    Southeast Michigan

    Default Blanket fitting frustration

    I've never had such a difficult time finding the right sized blankets for a horse as I'm having with my OTTB mare. With my other horses, I could consistently order the same size blankets, regardless of brand and they fit. I don't know if it's because my girl is narrow that the blankets fit odd or what.

    Here's my "run down" of what sizes I've tried in each brand:

    Flex Rider/Gladiator sheet in size 75 fits perfectly.

    Weatherbeeta cooler in 75 fits perfectly.

    Amigo blankets in 75 hang WAY past her butt--need to try a 72.

    Schneiders winter blanket in 76 is a bit large, but will still work (probably should have bought a 74).

    Country Pride winter blanket (Big Dee's) size 74 fits great.

    McAlister size 74 is WAY too small--maybe need a 76 or even a 78.

    UGH--frustrating. Is this a typical discrepancy in sizing of blankets/sheets? When I find good deals on horse clothes I like to purchase them but am getting annoyed with how differently each of the brands fits my mare. At least now I know what sizes to get in these brands but am reluctant to try another brand since I don't know how it will fit.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May. 7, 2012


    Blanket designers/companies all have different styles and designs that typically set them apart from each other. Kind of like buying a pair of jeans, brands can fit differently.

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