You’re on night check duty at the barn, and you only have a spare 78″ blanket handy to chuck onto a horse that seems a bit chilly. How “universal” is the size 78 blanket, probably the most common size for horse owners? We tested a 78″ blanket on three different horses to see how it fit, and the results were very eye-opening.
Blanket fit is important – improper fit can cause rubs and muscle soreness, so you always want to make sure you properly learn how to fit your horse for his blanket. With these helpful tips from Kensington Protective Products and event rider Olivia Loiacono, consider yourself armed with knowledge as we get into the thick of cold season. Watch the video here.