Looking for the ideal turnout rug this winter? This guide will help you find a rug to suit both your horse and your pocket
The Deluxe Turnout Masta is made from a double rip-stop polyester fabric that is breathable and waterproof. Other features include an action shoulder gusset, 12oz filling, fleecy wither pad and tail flap. Available in sizes 4ft 6in – 7ft with an optional neck cover.
Cost at around £80.
For more information contact Masta (tel: 01274 711101) or visit www.harryhall.co.uk
The Meteor turnout rug has an outer layer made from tough nylon with a choice of fillings. It features a tail flap, removable leg straps, fillet string and no back seam. There is also an optional neck cover. Available in blue in sizes 4ft 3in-7ft. A made-to-measure service is also available.
Cost from around £115.
For more information contact Morpheus (tel: 0870 2411658) or visit www.morpheus-designs.com
The Typhoon rug incorporates a front leg gusset, cross-surcingles, tail flap, leg straps and two front breast straps. Made from a denier rip-stop polyester outer, polyester filling with a cotton lining.Available in sizes 4ft-7ft. A neck cover is also available.
Cost at around £65.
For more information contact Shires Equestrian Products (tel: 01568 613600) or visit
This turnout rug features a unique, self-righting design with a spider harness. Made from a tough Cordura exterior, which is also windproof, waterproof and breathable. It features a quilted lining and fittings for a matching neck cover. Available in sizes 4ft-7ft 3in.
Cost from around £154.
The Taka rug comes in three styles; the standard, the high neck and the combo. Theouter layer is made from ballistic nylon, which is Teflon-coated. Available in two weights it features a shoulder gusset, fleece wither pad, removable leg straps and fully taped seams. Available in 5ft-7ft 3in.
Cost from around £130.
Contact Weatherbeeta (tel: 01295 269900)
Made from a rip-stop WILTEX ballistic nylon, their turnout rugs come in two weights, filled with DuPont ThermolitePLUS. There is a choice of colours and styles from standard-cut to full-neck.Available in sizes 5ft 3in-7ft.
Cost from around £116.
Contact Weatherwise (tel: 01852 316200)
The Sparca Ripstop rug from Olympian is manufactured in a rip-stop nylon with a heavyweight insulating filling. It features a pleated shoulder, anti-rub nylon breast panels, double quick release breast straps and no back seam. Available in sizes 5ft 6in-7ft.
Cost at around £53.
For more information contact Olympian (tel: 01303 875242) or visit www.thesaddlecraftrange.com
The Super Turnout rug features a ballistic nylon outer layer and is filled with Thermobond polyester wadding. Seam free, it features an anti-rub nylon lining and a riveted tail flap. Available in sizes 4ft 6in – 6ft 9in.
Cost at around £109.
For more information contact Wyvern (tel: 01392 431251).