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  • NICE quarter sheet source?

    I want to buy one for a gift--any resources for finding a nice one, not just a cheesy square of poly-fleece?
    Click here before you buy.

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    I got one for a friend for Christmas from Equestrian Collections - web site is www.equestriancollections.com. I got her the Tuff Rider Thermo Manager quarter sheet. I googled the product and they had it at the least expensive cost. Several people in our barn have them and like them. See what you think.

    Kathy

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    • #3
      I love the Rambo Newmarket Quarter Sheets. They are fleece, but definitely not cheesey. They are heavy, durable, and stay in place while riding.

      http://www.smartpakequine.com/Produc...ctclassid=3884

      Of course, I can imagine the stripes may not be for everyone...


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        #4
        Oh dude, I *love* me that Newmarket fabric. Just bought one of those fleecy coolers. That's on the list, believe me.
        Click here before you buy.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by deltawave View Post
          Oh dude, I *love* me that Newmarket fabric. Just bought one of those fleecy coolers. That's on the list, believe me.
          I have the coolers and the quarter sheets for all of my horses. LOVE them, too. Just wasn't sure if you were looking for solid colors.


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          • #6
            Well how timely. Thermatex Quarter Rugs are on Tack of the Day Today, and for once they're VERY reasonably priced!

            There is also someone over on The Outside Course who makes very nice, non-cheesy heavy fleece quarter sheets. Can't remember who it is, but check the Tack Classifieds section.

            But honestly, quarter sheets are not my area. I ride in a $10 wool blend Dura-Tech quarter sheet from Schneiders.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by jn4jenny View Post
              Well how timely. Thermatex Quarter Rugs are on Tack of the Day Today, and for once they're VERY reasonably priced!

              I have one....they are fantastic. But the one I have is different from the one on Tack of the Day. It is this one

              http://www.thermatex.co.uk/thermatex...rug-723-0.html

              WONDERFUL material. Unfortunately using my every day this week....I hate winter!
              ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **

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              • #8
                Saratoga Horseworks makes some nice custom quarter sheets... I have one of those as well as the Newmarket by Horseware. I love them both!
                Jessica Bortner-Harris
                www.rockystartstables.com
                "Throw your heart over the fence and your horse will follow."

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                • #9
                  the fork gave out navy rambo quarter sheets a few years ago for prizes (gold cup i think?) My trainer won one and I used it quite a bit last year. They are very nice for hacking out in the chilly weather and especially if its windy or raining. They are water and wind resistant. Not sure where you can order them specifically from though, sorry.

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                  • #10
                    Thumbs up thermatex!

                    I have the thermatex quarter sheet that's on tack of the day today, and I LOVE it!!! I was seriously tempted to buy another one today even though mine looks completely new after a winter of use. I don't think I'll need another one for 5 years at least, but I love it so much and the price is so good...

                    Anyway, just wanted to plug the great product. The other really nice thing about this design (if you aren't familiar) is that it attaches with velcro to your billet keepers on the saddle flap so you can easily remove it after warm up and it doesn't bunch up under your saddle, alleviating any potential rubs or pressure spots.

                    A big thumbs up here!
                    TPR!
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                    • #11
                      On my budget, cheesy polar fleece works just fine. ($10 at Kmart, or sometimes thicker ones below $20 at Marshall's or Ross).

                      ON the other hand, I do have a rainproof cordura nylon top/wool lined quarter sheet - the Dover one that velcros over your legs if you wish - but that was a gift. *G*

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                      • #12
                        I have the Rambo one as well and it's waterproof and I love it. I have a couple different ones. One I got in England and it's the best but it doesn't have a brand on it - but you can tell it's totally different and better fabric.
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                        • #13
                          I have the waterproof/breathable fleece lined quarter sheet from Schneider's and love it--I have had it for several years now, still waterproof, warm with the fleecy lining, doesn't overheat, and has held up well. Only downside is lack of color choice, so if you are looking for anything other than navy, this probably won't work! But here is a link:
                          http://www.sstack.com/shopping/produ...=quarter+sheet

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                          • #14
                            OK--I was tempted by the Tack of the Day quarter sheet myself. But the one pictured on Tack of the Day doesn't appear to have the part that goes under the saddle (or am I smoking my own exhaust?) Does anyone know if the one pictured in the link that BFNE posted above, is really the same one? Just curious because I know you can't return those TOTD items.

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                            • #15
                              The TOTD one does not go under the saddle. That is why I own two of them- they don't mess with your saddle pads. It stops right behind the saddle, and there are two velcro pieces that velcro it on to the back billet.

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                              • #16
                                http://www.bitofbritain.com/Rambo_Co...eet_p/0729.htm

                                As posted above, it is a super nice sheet. I have had if for a few years and have used it during a downpour and stayed dry and CLEAN! Well at least until I had to go into the ring. But it is worth every penny.

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                                • #17
                                  Second Saratoga Horseworks - they have off the rack as well as custom and are quick.

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                                  • #18
                                    I third Saratoga...

                                    Here's a link to their exercise rugs.

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

                                    The wool ones look lovely, but are pricey.

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                                    • #19
                                      Not wanting to hijack... but oh well. When do you use a quarter sheet? I have a couple (one waterproof, one fleece), and almost never use them. I am of course in TN, where winters are more moderate.
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by CookiePony View Post
                                        Not wanting to hijack... but oh well. When do you use a quarter sheet? I have a couple (one waterproof, one fleece), and almost never use them. I am of course in TN, where winters are more moderate.

                                        Honestly...when I'm cold in the barn. Usually in the low 40s. But might only have it on when going for a walk or the initial warm up. This morning...it was low 20s.....he wore it the whole ride even though we were in the indoor...the indoor isn't that warm!
                                        ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **

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