COLD WEATHER FRIENDS
Designed for more temperate climates, the 5k Cross Trainer Blanket (suggested retail, $159.99), from Classic Equine, offers 100 grams of fiberfill insulation, with a smooth nylon lining and a 1,200-denier breathable ripstop outer shell that is both waterproof and durable. Other features include a contoured design for a comfortable fit, fitted shoulder darts, replaceable nylon straps and a reflective strip for visibility. In black or chocolate, in sizes S (74 to 76) to XL (83 to 85). To find a retailer, visit www. classicequine.com. To withstand the coldest weather, the StormCheeta Combo (suggested retail, $279.99), from Shires Equestrian, is made with 400 grams of polyfill, with a 2,000-denier ballistic outer shell that is both waterproof and breathable. The blanket has an integrated neck, a large tail flap, slotted crosssurcingles and taped seams; 200- and 400-gram versions are also available with detachable necks. In poppy or petrol, in sizes from 69 to 84. Call 603-929-3880 or visit shop. shiresequestrian.com. With a new Super Twill outer fabric that is designed to be waterproof, breathable and extra durable, and 250 grams of fill, the Amigo Bravo Deluxe Plus (suggested retail, $270.00), from Horseware Ireland, is designed for comfort, with a V-neck closure for easier grazing and leg arches for freedom of movement. Other features include reflective strips and a wipe-clean tail cord. A detachable hood is included. In black, with black and silver piping, in sizes 66 to 87. Call 800-887-6688 or visit www. horseware.com.