COLD WEATHER FRIENDS
Designed for durability, the Tough 1 Super Tough 1680D Waterproof Breathable Poly Turnout Blanket with Snuggit Neck (suggested retail, $124.95), from JT International, has a 1,680-denier breathable, waterproof outer shell with 250 grams polyfill and a 210-denier lining. Other features include triple gussets to maximize freedom of movement, adjustable crossedbelly surcingles, a tail flap, and fleece protection at the withers. An attachable neck cover is sold separately. In purple, royal blue, hunter green and tan/brown, in sizes 69 to 84 inches, in three-inch increments. Visit www. Tough1.com. The SuperMesh Turnout (suggested retail, $319.99 for 300-gram heavyweight), from Kensington Protective Products, features a durable outer layer of Textilene mesh that allows airflow while keeping out rain and snow. A CoolPlus liner wicks moisture away from the horse’s coat. The blanket is also available in 80-gram ultra lightweight ($279.99) and 180-gram medium weight ($299.99). In deluxe black, black ice or lavender mint, in sizes from 69 to 84, in three-inch increments. Call 877-469-1240 or visit www.kensingtonproducts.com. Made for easier adjustments when the weather fluctuates, the Guardsman 4-in-1 Turnout System (suggested retail, $199.95), from Noble Outfitters, includes a 1,800-denier ballistic polyester ripstop shell that can be worn on its own; with either a 150-gram or a 250-gram insert; or with both inserts together. Patent-pending Quick Connect buckles are designed to be easy to open and close while wearing gloves, and a memory foam collar allows for a comfortable fit. In black, in sizes 66 to 84, in three-inch increments. Call 855-526-6253 or visit www.nobleoutfitters.com.
The heavyweight Turnout Blanket (suggested retail, $118.19), from Weaver Leather, offers 300 grams of polyester fiberfill in a 1,200-denier outer shell. Other features include a full cut, with a large drop and tail flap to maximize protection from the wind, and adjustable snap-closed buckles at the chest that are secured with hook-and-loop closures for extra security in the pasture. In black, hunter green or navy, in sizes from 68 to 84 in two-inch increments. Call 800-932-8371 or visit www.ridethebrand.com.