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Safety Thought: Pay Attention To Blanket Straps

It's important to monitor them, as they stretch over time.

By Horse Journal Staff

November 18, 2014

This article from the November 2014 issue of Horse Journal.

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Safety Thought: Leg straps on blankets tend to get too long without us realizing it. Elastic stretches and buckles slip over time. Straps should be checked frequently to make sure they aren't too long and a horse could catch up a leg. Even if you remove your horse's blanket daily to check his skin and for rubs, pay extra attention to the straps, as they're easy to overlook.

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clifford
4 years ago
This is so true I can not tell you how many time I have seen this happen :(

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