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OUR NEW DUO RUG WITH ATTACHED HOOD/EARS - RIPSTOP AND MESH FABRIC COMBINED FOR THE STRENGTH, DURABILITY AND COOLNESS.
This Wild Horse Australia product utilises Insect Shield® Patented technology process to tightly bond Permethrin to the fabric. These products help to provide optimum protection all year round, from Permethrin sensitive, disease carrying insects. They are approved by the EPA & the World Health Organisation to last through 25 detergent washed or six months full time weathering. The protection is odourless so it will not affect your horses sensitive sense of smell. It is Insect protection that remains in your horse rug, not in your horse. Insects can bite through around or under standard fabrics. This product offers long term Insect Protection.
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Posted by Unknown on 16th Jan 2017
I absolutely love what these rugs do for my itchy mare, we are in a high tick and mozzie area and for the 3weeks this year over Christmas while I was waiting for my order to arrive, my poor girl had welts and scabs all over her (while I was treating with permoxin every 2nd day). I only wish these rugs lasted longer. The quality is great but after one summer she starts scratching again and tears the rug up, that when I know it's time for a new one. I wouldn't be so worried although the price is quite high for a new rug every year. Wondering if there is a way to retreat the rugs with the insecticide?
Posted by Dr Elyane Brightlight on 22nd Jan 2016
A couple of years ago i bought the mesh rug hood and ears and the next year i had to have it repaired with ripstop along the back and tail. This new mesh + ripstop is great, hopefully they won't tear it up too soon. The fit is excellent. The only suggestion would be to put a couple of velcro patches along the neck (between the buckles) to make it even more pest proof.
Posted by Kay on 23rd Nov 2015
Love these rugs. This is my 3rd wild horse rug. Only drawback is the cotton is such good quality it can be too hot on days above 32 degrees. Would like to see a little more of the mesh in this combo.
Posted by Maxine on 6th Nov 2015
This rug is very well designed for comfort and safety to the horse. A good quality rug worth the extra dollars.
Posted by Suzanne on 4th Nov 2015
Perfect fit for my horse - 6'6 for a 15'3hh stockhorse/paint. Unfortunately the hood does not cover beneath the jaw (between the mandibles), leaving this area still exposed to insects. I am not sure if this is due to her head shape or if this is the design of the hood. However, the remainder of her body has seen a reduction in bites and a more comfortable happy horse.
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