Horseware Blanket Size Guide
To ensure the comfort of your horse and to prevent rubbing and slippage, it’s important you find the right size blanket. Horseware has many different styles to suit all shapes and sizes, please see each blanket for more details.
Using a soft measuring tape, measure from (A) at the center point of the chest, across the point of the shoulder and to the point (B) at the center of the tail.
When you have the measurement, remove 10cm (4inches) and choose your horse’s size from the table below.
Equine size guides
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Every horse is different and that this table is a guide only. We have many different styles to suit all shapes and sizes.Shop Horse
What blanket styles suits my horse?
For an average build of horse, go with a classic neck cut or if you prefer to give them more comfort again, a V-Front fit would suit.
For a deep shouldered, narrow horse you would be advised to have a Surefit design with V-Front closure.
For a narrow chested horse, we suggest a blanket or sheet featuring our Disc Front Closure.
For a deep shouldered horse with a deep neck and wide build, you would need the XL cut, which is 20% deeper in the neck and sides to provide more room.
For a deep shouldered horse with a deep neck and wide build you would need the XL cut, which is 20% deeper in the neck and sides to give them room, or you could choose the Optimo style blankets which have the ultimate freedom of movement.
For high withered narrow horses a Wug® helps to reduce the wither pressure. For very narrow or young horses the Wug® or All-In-One design blankets are good choices to help fit their shape and prevent the blanket from slipping.
A guide to blanket weights
Weight refers to the amount of fill inside the blanket and Horseware® blankets come in a variety of weights.
A turnout blanket acts as a waterproof insulator layer, helping to maintain condition in cold weather. However, be aware that conditions may vary in a short time span. Always ensure your horse is comfortable at all times.
Hoods are invaluable tools for us to keep the horse warm and dry. We spend all of our lives building topline in our horses so we should keep the topline warm. Many people forget that the majority of their horse's neck is muscle. Keeping the neck warm keeps the overall horse warmer and reduces warm up time as the muscle is already warm and has good circulation.
What size hood matches my blanket?
To help with sizing simply compare your horses current blanket size to the recommended hood size.
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