washing horse rugs

High quality horse rugs can be costly, but caring for them properly will ensure that they last for many years. Here are some tips for washing, weatherproofing, and storing horse rugs. One Rug or Two? In extreme weather conditions, it pays to get two horse rugs rather than one, so that you can keep your equine friend feeling comfortable while you allow the second rug to dry and air out after exposure to mud, manure, and smelly urine. Every morning, check the rug your horse has been wearing. If it is dirty or damp, hang it up and allow it to dry, and swap it for a clean rug. Once the dirty rug...