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Matter for several riders. Some riders don't feel the need to utilize them and
consider them an unnecessary accessory, though others cannot imagine functioning
without them. What's the truth? If you choose to utilize a rug, which would be
suitable for your horse? It's true that in their
Natural habitat, horses do just fine with no conveniences as rugs. But,
we must note that horses working in horse riding don't have the same
functioning circumstances since the horses residing in their natural habitat. First
of all, horses training under the saddle are usually shaven, which damages
their natural protective layer against low temperatures. Most time when it's
cold outdoors, these horses invest indoors, where they're not subject to reduced temperatures. The matter of a different diet is crucial here. That is precisely why we cannot expect them to have the immunity their free brothers have. While
altering the horses' habits and surroundings, we need to supply them with
protection against the negative ramifications of e.g. weather. For that very reason we've got various kinds of rugs. Which kind would be useful to your horse and
when to use it? We will attempt to explain that.
In stores you can encounter these kinds of rugs:
Training -- this type of rug is put on along with a
saddle. It'll be ideal for colder days. We should mention that
training together should not be too exhausting, as your horse might
have difficulty with losing heat surplus from your system. Dry -- usually made of fleece another material with moisture-absorbing properties. This sort of rugs is generally used after training so as to dry the horse. In stores, you can find them as
fleece rugs. Stable -- recommended for shaved horses. They
should protect the horse from heating too far, but at the exact same time they
don't block air flow, so the horse does not sweat. To be used in stalls. Paddock -- to be utilized on paddocks. It will protect
your horse from the wind and rain. Made of materials easy to clean. This kind of rug is ideal for paddocks on rainy days.
Mostly they're made to be as watertight as possible. Fly -- utilized to protect the horse from insects.
Usually made of mesh material. This kind of a rug is super helpful in the
summertime, in which horses are especially susceptible to insects' bites of all
sorts. Winter --
rugs with cushioning. Usually it's possible to pick from a couple
of thickness of cushioning for one version. Transport -- to be utilized to protect the horse
Another thing would be to adjust the
Appropriate length. Namely, how to choose proper size for our horse. Particular producers have various
size markings. There's a principle where for components of duration is the duration of the rug on the horse's back. This value is crucial for deciding on the proper size. E.g. a well-known manufacturer of equestrian equipment Eskadron says
that S = 125 cm, M = 135 cm, L = 145 cm, etc.. Obviously, it's best when you're able to have a look at a chart when all the rug's dimensions are mentioned. Then you
can be confident that a specified size will fit your horse properly.
As you can
See, by employing proper rug you can help your horse in managing unpleasant
Weather, insects, or shield him during transportation. Also, you shouldn't overdo
The whole rug thing. If you utilize them when they are not needed, you can disturb
But you need to remember
That without a rug when the weather is poor, you undermine your horse e.g. to a
Higher chance of catching a cold.
November 28, 2019, 11:59 am By