Looking for the ideal stable rug this winter? This guide will help you find a rug to suit both your horse and your pocket
The Chevron Lycra quilted thermal rug is breathable and designed to stretch and keep its shape. Available in a range of colours and bindings and in sizes 4ft-7ft.
Cost at around £64.
For more information contact Overland (tel: 01763 208790)
The Chillcheetafeatures a front leg gusset and the outer layer is made from a nylon with a 300gm filling and cotton lining. Available in sizes 5ft 6in¨7ft.
Cost at around £48.
For more information contact Shires Equestrian Products (tel: 01568 613600) or visitwww.shires-equestrian.co.uk
The Thermatex stable rug features an outer shell of tough Cordura, which is treated to allow moisture to wick through. Available in navy and in sizes4ft-7ft 3in.
Cost at around £88.
For more information contact Thermatex (tel: 01239 614648) or visit www.thermatex.co.uk
The Colorado has a high neckline and is made from a polyester outer with a quilted design and the inside is lined with breathable nylon. Available in navy with silver binding in sizes 4ft 9in-7ft.
For more information contact Weatherbeeta (tel: 01295 269900)
This company offers a made to measure service. The stable rugs are made from a texturised Polypropylene outer and insulating layer and feature side-release clips.Available in sizes 5ft 3in-7ft.
Cost at around £77.
For more information contact Weatherwise (tel: 01852 316200)
The Jericho stable rug comes in a choice of three weights. It features a nylon outer layer, anti-rub breast panel, wither protection and cross-surcingles. Available in navy and in sizes 5ft 6in -7ft.
Cost from around £30.
For more information contact Olympian (tel: 01303 875242) or visit www.thesaddlecraftrange.com
The Thermoloft Stable rug is made from a texturised Polypropylene and filled with ThermolitePLUS. Fitted with cross-surcingles, twin breast straps and a tail flap.Available in tartan and in sizes 4ft 6in-6ft 9in
Cost at around £74.
For more information contact Wyvern (tel: 01392 431251) or visit www.wyvernequestrian.com
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