Why use a Stable Rug?
Stable rugs offer your horse extra warmth while stabled, made from padded or quilted materials stable rugs are available in various thicknesses or weights. These weights fall into three categories Lightweight Stable Rugs, Mediumweight Stable Rugs and Heavyweight Stable Rugs.
In addition to offering your horse additional warmth stable rugs are also breathable, this means that sweat and moisture can escape without affecting the warmth of the rug. In some cases where the horse is stabled night and day, two difference rugs will be used, swapping to a thicker one at night to cope with dropping temperatures.