The Weatherbeeta Comfitec Dynamic Standard Neck Medium Weight Turnout Rug is available online and is a classy, on trend rug. It is available in two exciting colourways - Purple with highlights of Black at the fastenings and seams or Burgundy with highlights of Gold at the fastenings and seams - truly gorgeous combinations. This smart rug is of an exceptional quality. It is comfortable, durable and remarkable value; a must-have for your horse's winter wardrobe.
The rug is made of 1200 denier triple weave outer shell with repel shell coating which is waterproof and breathable and is filled with 220g cosy polyfill. It is ideal for the horse that thinks it's fun to be a rug wrecker.
The rug has a polyester lining which has the advantage of giving the horse’s coat a polished sheen and also glides over your horse's back for ease of fitting.
There are two Ezi-clip closures at the chest which are fast and easy to use and offer a snug fit and security. At either side of the shoulder is a traditional side gusset for ease of movement. The twin low cross surcingle straps at the belly are made of sturdy nylon webbing with T-bar fastenings which are adjustable. There are also adjustable, elasticated and removable leg straps for a secure and comfortable fit. This rug has a large tail flap to help prevent valuable heat loss through the tail area and for protection from the elements such as wind and rain. The rug also has a reflective strip on the tail flap and at the front of the rug for high visibility.
The breathability quality of this rug allows your horse to wear the rug in the field and in the
stable and helps to keep light coloured horses cleaner. The breathable material lets
perspiration pass through and keeps the rain out - a superb combination.
This rug is ideal for people who are looking for an exceptional quality rug with amazing features at an affordable price. From field to stable, this rug can be kept on to offer warmth and comfort.
The Weatherbeeta logo is emblazoned on the side of the rug.
This rug is covered by the 3 Year Weatherbeeta Warranty for Waterproofness, Breathability and Fixtures and Fittings.
- 1200 denier triple weave
- Waterproof and breathable outer
- Cross surcingles and leg straps
- Reflective strips
- Comfortable and durable
- Weatherbeeta Logo
WHY RUG YOUR HORSE?
Rugs are mainly used to protect horses from changeable weather conditions and climates. Providing your horse with the best fit, comfort and protection is vital for your peace of mind. The correct rug choice will help to regulate your horse’s body temperature and maintain a healthy condition.
It is important that the rug fits correctly as a poorly fitted rug can cause rubbing and discomfort. A well fitted rug will keep your horse warm, comfortable and protected.
Rug Fitting Guide:
Please make sure you choose the correct size rug for your horse. Rugs are usually measured in three inch increments. Measure your horse from the centre of the chest around the body to the rear of the quarters. If your horse is between sizes, choose the bigger size.
1. Lay the rug over your horse's back. If your horse has never worn a rug before, you may need assistance to help hold your horse while you buckle the chest straps.
2. Once you are certain that the rug fits well around the neck, slide the rug into position along your horse's back so that the rug lies flat. If the seam between the tail flap and the rug sits below the top of the tail, the rug may be too big.
3. Take the left leg strap, pass between the hind legs and fasten it on the left hand side.
3a. Take the right leg strap, pass it between the hind legs and through the loop made by the left strap and fasten to the right hand side.
3b. The leg straps are linked to prevent rubbing and act with each other to pull the rug into place. If you fit the rug well it will displace very little through movement and rolling. If the leg straps are too loose, the rug will slip.
3c. Adjust the leg straps equally until there is room for the width of one hand (4-5'') between the leg straps and the horse's thigh. This is to allow freedom of movement.
4. When fitting a rug with cross surcingles, care should be taken to ensure that the straps of the surcingle cross in the centre of the horse's belly - well forward of the horse's stifle. Again, there should be a hand's breadth between the straps and the horse's body.
Remove excess dirt with sponge or cloth. Place the rug in a mesh wash bag to contain all straps and buckles. If machine washing, remove all detergent build-up from detergent dispenser. Max temp should be 30C/85F on a gentle cycle using mild soap or a reputable or recommended rug wash such as Nikwax Rugwash in a front loading washer only. Do not use detergents or fabric conditioners as you risk compromising the unique waterproof and breathable coating. Line Dry. Do not tumble dry or dry clean. Do Not use bleach.
For best results, re-proof your rug to add durable water repellency and revitalise breathability. Use a reputable and recommended rug proofer such as Nikwax Rug Proof.
4’0 - 7’3
Purple/Black or Burgundy/Gold
Polyester, Outer: 1200 Denier triple weave