POP QUIZ ANSWER
e. All of the above. A blanket that is too tight across the chest could make it painful for a horse to lower his head to eat hay or graze, leading to weight loss. The pressure of an ill-fitting blanket on a horse’s withers can cause lameness, even after it is removed. Blankets that are too big or too small can shift to rub against a horse’s skin, causing hair loss and, in extreme cases, skin abrasions.