Shires' complete protection against sweet-itch. Creating a barrier to biting insects is one of the first defences against sweet-itch. This lightweight, breathable rug features a grazing-friendly hood and super large tail flap to help keep the body, neck and poll covered at all times from biting insects. The fabric also helps protect the horse from sun bleaching, dust and dirt making it an excellent all round summer rug. Ripstop polyester 600 denier fabric will resist field wear and tear whilst still being soft. Additional features include a stretch ear panel, anti-rub lining to the neck, chest and shoulders for comfort, chest straps with buckles, deep shoulder gussets, belly flap with three surcingle straps adjustable on both sides, adjustable fillet strap and integrated leg strap loops.
90% UV protective - the fabric provides at least 90% UV protection, helping to prevent sun burn and sun bleaching. Effectiveness may diminish over time.