Looking for the ideal turnout rug this winter? This guide will help you find a rug to suit both your horse and your pocket
Jumper’s Horse Line
The Mark Todd Turnout rug has a shoulder gusset for easier movement and a higher cut neckline. The heavyweight version is made from a tough, waterproof rip-stop outer with 340g insulation. Available in sizes 5ft 3in-7ft.
Cost at around £97.
For more information contact Jumper’s Horseline (tel: 01793 850508) or visit www.jumpershorseline.com
The Hydra has an outer shell of Protex XR, lined with polycotton and filled with siliconised hollow fibre. It features anti-rub chest panels, a lower mud strip and internal facings at the neck and rear to prevent water seeping inside. Available in sizes 4ft-7ft.
Cost at around £60.
For more information contact Kingshead (tel: 01539 720013) or visit www.kingshead-saddlery.co.uk
The All Season New Zealand is made from a rip-stop weave of polyester and cotton. It features a detachable, washable Thinsulate cotton lining, front, shoulder and quarter darts, pure wool fleece at the chest and wither and a weather-guard along the top seam.
Cost at around £275.
For more information contact Lansdown (tel: 01179 324609)
The Everglade is made from a tough,breathable outer of Cordura. It features a seamless nylon lining, three darts, detachable leg straps and D rings to which a matching neck cover can be attached. Available in green in sizes 5ft 9in-7ft.
Cost at around £125.
For more information contact Lavenham (tel: 01787 379535) or visit www.lavenhamhorserugs.com
The Hektor turnout rug features a high-cut neck design with shoulder gussets. Manufactured in tough, breathable nylon, lined with polyester with a unique anti-wicking seam. Available in sizes 5ft-7ft.
Cost at around £80.
For more information contact Loveson (tel: 01933 652652) or visitwww.loveson.co.uk