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  • Rain sheet recommendations

    I am looking for a sturdy, affordable waterproof turnout sheet for my OTTB gelding, and would love some suggestions!
    I've been trying to find a Centaur mid-neck on sale, but so far no luck...I have one for my older gelding, and it held up great in its first year of use.
    I've seen a number of Oricans on sale, but hesitate because I was less than delighted with the Orican winter blankets I had on the basis of fit and durability.
    I also need a true 81...in our last adventure at our favourite tack shop my DSO and I probably measured half a dozen blankets and came up with far different sizes than what is on the tag. My size 76 gelding, for example, is wearing an 81 in a particular brand! When I measure, I go from the centre of the chest to the outer edge of the tail - if that isn't right, then hopefully somebody has some input!
    So far I've seen:
    http://www.smartpakequine.com/amigo-...x?cm_vc=Search
    http://www.smartpakequine.com/weathe...x?cm_vc=Search

    Any opinions on the Horseware Amigo Mio or Kensington All Around? I've also been happy so far with a Saxon turnout for one of my geldings as well.
    Thanks!
    Dee
    Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
    Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique
    http://wilddiamondintherough.blogspot.ca/

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    My mare wears a Saxon currently. It's been holding up well with a pasturemate who is a yearling whom enjoys causing mischief! She measures a 78, which is what this one is.

    I just ordered her a Horze rain sheet to have on standby just incase the filly decides to destroy the one she has right now (very likely ), but it hasn't come in yet, so I can't comment on anything. The Horze one was 50% off, so even if it's dead by the end of fall, I don't mind.

    Once we move, and she gets a new pasturemate, I'm going to get her a new Saxon.
    Last edited by Superminion; Sep. 25, 2012, 02:09 PM. Reason: spelling

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      I currently have the Amgio Hero and love it. Bought it three years ago and only last year had to do minor hole repairs. My guy is out 24/7 and had rough pasture mates on his blankets and it held up well.

      Its my go to blanket for those warm but cool nights and anything wet out! always keeps him warm and dry and doesn't overheat if it gets warm out.
      Calm & Collected, 13, OTTB
      Forrest Gump (Catasauqua) , 17, OTTB
      Little Bit Indian, 29, TB
      Owner of Spur of the Moment, Custom made spur straps! Find us on Facebook

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