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Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet
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Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet

Item # 13883

Made of exceptionally durable vinyl coated 1000 denier Dura-Mesh to withstand the demands of turnout.

  • V-Free® pressure free wither construction
  • Open weave material allows maximum air flow
  • Dura-Mesh does not heat up in the sun
  • The material provides 70% UV protection
  • Fitted V-Free® design with sloped shoulders to leave mane uncovered
  • Snap front with velcro closure assist
  • Colors: Blue plaid
  • Sizes: 56, 60, 64, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84
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How to Measure for a Horse Blanket:

How to Measure for a Horse Blanket
  • For best fit, stand horse squarely.
  • Measure from center of chest to edge of tail.
  • Take care to measure along the widest part of the shoulder and hindquarters.
  • The blanket measurement result is the blanket size.
  • If your measurement is in between sizes, round up to the next blanket size. Example: 73" = Size 74.

How to Measure for a Horse Blanket Video
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Do you have blanket questions? Call us at 1-800-365-1311 or email us at service@sstack.com
$104.99 $94.99
Embroidery Just Makes It Better

Personalization adds just the right touch to set you and your horse apart from the rest. Embroidery is a great way to ensure your horse’s things don’t get mixed up with your barn-mates’. Personalize a gift with embroidery to make it extra special.

Delivery Time

Please add up to 2 days to the delivery time for orders with embroidery.

Pricing

Size of embroidery has been pre-selected to best fit the item. Prices range from $9.99 for small area monogram to $29.99 for 2-line large area name (up to 10 characters per line).

How to add embroidery to your item

Check the “Add Personalized Embroidery” box then click “Add to Cart.” A page will appear to walk you through the process for choosing the perfect font style and thread color for your item. When you’re finished, click “Continue” and you will be taken to the check-out page.

Questions?

Contact our customer service department at 1.800.365.1311


Add Personalized Embroidery

Embroidery Just Makes It Better: Personalization adds just the right touch to set you and your horse apart from the rest. Embroidery is a great way to ensure your horse’s things don’t get mixed up with your barn-mates’. Personalize a gift with embroidery to make it extra special.
Orders for personalized items cannot be cancelled or returned except when due to defect.

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SchneidersDura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet
 
4.7

(based on 149 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (109)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (44)
  • Easy to clean (43)
  • Good size/fit (33)
  • Stays in place (28)
  • Good value (26)

Cons

  • Need more colors (7)

Best Uses

  • 24/7 turnout (24)
  • Everyday wear (24)
  • Summer (22)
  • Spring / fall (16)
  • Warm weather (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (18), Budget shopper (5)

Reviewed by 149 customers

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5.0

Love this product, it fits well & protects.

By Pam

from Congress, Arizona

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Clean
  • Good Fit
  • Good Value
  • Great fly protection.
  • Stays in Place

Cons

    Best Uses

    • 24/7 Turnout
    • Everyday Wear
    • Indoor/Outdoor
    • Insect protectionprotection
    • Travel
    • Warm Weather

    Comments about Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet:

    My horse gets hives badly from fly/insect bites and wears this fly sheet every day during warm/hot weather. (We live in Arizona). No more hives, itching, warn hair spots!

    Service and delivery comments:

    This sheet arrived on time as promised!

     
    5.0

    This is the second one of these sheets I have had.

    By Harley

    from Amarillo,Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Clean
    • Good Fit
    • Good Value
    • Stays in Place

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • 24/7 Turnout
      • Everyday Wear

      Comments about Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet:

      Wish they still offered the thoroughbred longer side version. But is a great fly sheet.

       
      1.0

      Rubs shoulders and doesn't break in

      By hannah619

      from san diego, ca

      Pros

        Cons

        • Didn't Fit
        • Too Heavy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet:

          I usually love Schneider blankets but this sheet fits terribly. You get more for less elsewhere. Avoid.

           
          5.0

          Best fly sheet made

          By Trailrider10

          from Milford, NJ

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Clean
          • Good Fit
          • Good Value
          • Stays in Place
          • Waterproof and Breathable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • 24/7 Turnout
            • Everyday Wear

            Comments about Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet:

            Horse that is tough on blankets, and lives outside 24/7 took 3 years to do last one in. Stays in place! So bought her another one.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Arrived on time

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My Favorite Fly Sheet

            By Erin

            from Mead, WA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Clean
            • Good Fit
            • Good Value
            • Produces Good Hair Coat
            • Stays in Place

            Cons

            • Need More Colors

            Best Uses

            • 24/7 Turnout
            • Everyday Wear
            • Warm Weather

            Comments about Schneiders Dura-Mesh Fitted V-Free® Open Front Fly Sheet:

            I absolutely love this fly sheet! I have two, one for my half-Arab and one for my retired OTTB. The sheets are now 5 years old and I'm just having to replace the one for my half-Arab as he lives in it 24/7 from April/May-October while turned out on pasture all summer and the nylon binding is falling apart and buckles are breaking from so much wear. I love that it helps keep my horses coats from fading (especially my chestnut, it keeps his coat a gleaming gold during the summer) and it breathes nicely so that they are comfortable even on days where we hit triple digits. I find that the mesh does stretch a bit over time, so I'm ordering down a size so that when it stretches it fits perfectly. Other than that, I can't find anything wrong and this is the best fly sheet for the value anywhere!

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            2 Questions | 2 Answers
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            • Q:

              Are you going to have this sheet in the longer side drop for thorobreds? I have had one in the past and they are great
              Asked on 3/22/2017 by Jan from Amarillo, Texas

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                This sheet is no longer coming in the VTeck in the Dura-Mesh. We do offer the VTek in the Mosquito Mesh item numbers#30719 and #18472.

                Answered on 3/23/2017 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
            • Q:

              What is the difference between the open and closed front dura-mesh fly sheet?
              Asked on 6/3/2015 by cmb123

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The only difference between the two sheets is the closed front has no opening in the front and slips over your horse's head while the open front sheet opens and closes with hardware snaps/buckles as pictured.

                Answered on 6/4/2015 by Schneiders Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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            How to Measure for a Horse Blanket:

            How to Measure for a Horse Blanket
            • For best fit, stand horse squarely.
            • Measure from center of chest to edge of tail.
            • Take care to measure along the widest part of the shoulder and hindquarters.
            • The blanket measurement result is the blanket size.
            • If your measurement is in between sizes, round up to the next blanket size. Example: 73" = Size 74.

            How to Measure for a Horse Blanket Video
            Watch our Video on
            How to Measure for a Horse Blanket
            Do you have blanket questions? Call us at 1-800-365-1311 or email us at service@sstack.com

            Turnout Fit Guide

            How well a blanket fits your horse is important. Good fit equals comfort. Comfort enhances durability.

            This illustration demonstrates where each blanket cut begins on your horse's neck. Other style differences are outlined below.

            VTEK® V-Free™

            Raised, shaped area over the withers. Contoured over the back and hindquarters.

            Euro

            No back seam, straight line over the withers and back. Contoured over the hindquarters.

            Fitted V-Free™

            Raised, shaped wither up to the start of the mane. Contoured over the back and hindquarters.

            Cutback

            Cutback at withers. Contoured over the back and hindquarters.

              Stormshield®
              Vtek® V-Free™
            FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully
            MANE COVERAGE Extends 6-8" onto mane
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Full coverage, raised, shaped and pressure-free
            FLEECE AT WITHERS No
            ADJUSTA-FIT® Yes
            GUSSETS Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle or bellyband
            BACK Contour shaped w/ sealed seams
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Attached
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE High level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic
              Stormshield®
              Euro
            FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully
            MANE COVERAGE Extends 4-6" onto mane
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Straight, no seam
            FLEECE AT WITHERS Yes
            ADJUSTA-FIT® No
            GUSSETS Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle or bellyband
            BACK Straight, no seam
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Attached
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE Mid to high level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic
              Stormshield®
              Fitted V-Free™
            FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist, closed front or 2 buckle open front w/ Velcro assist
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Large neck opening, sloped neck line covers shoulders and withers up to start of mane
            MANE COVERAGE Leaves mane uncovered
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Partial coverage, raised, shaped and pressure-free
            FLEECE AT WITHERS No
            ADJUSTA-FIT® Yes
            GUSSETS Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle or bellyband
            BACK Contour shaped w/sealed seams
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Detachable w/ double Velcro
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE High level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic
              Stormshield®
              Cutback
            FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist or closed front
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Large neck opening, sloped neck line cut back for withers
            MANE COVERAGE Leaves mane uncovered
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Cutback
            FLEECE AT WITHERS No
            ADJUSTA-FIT® Yes
            GUSSETS Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle
            BACK Contour shaped w/sealed seams
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Detachable w/ double Velcro
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE High level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic
              Dura-Tech®
              Euro
            FRONT CLOSURE 2 buckle open front w/Velcro assist
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully
            MANE COVERAGE Extends 4-6" onto mane
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Straight, no seam
            FLEECE AT WITHERS Yes
            ADJUSTA-FIT® No
            GUSSETS Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle
            BACK Straight, no seam
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Attached
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE Mid to high level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic
              Stormshield® Stormshield® Stormshield® Stormshield® Dura-Tech®
              Vtek® V-Free™ Euro Fitted V-Free™ Cutback Euro
            FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist Snap front w/ Velcro assist Snap front w/ Velcro assist, closed front or 2 buckle open front w/ Velcro assist Snap front w/ Velcro assist or closed front 2 buckle open front w/Velcro assist
            NECK & SHOULDER COVERAGE Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully Large neck opening, sloped neck line covers shoulders and withers up to start of mane Large neck opening, sloped neck line cut back for withers Small neck opening, upright neck line covers shoulders and withers fully
            MANE COVERAGE Extends 6-8" onto mane Extends 4-6" onto mane Leaves mane uncovered Leaves mane uncovered Extends 4-6" onto mane
            CONSTRUCTION OVER WITHERS Full coverage, raised, shaped and pressure-free Straight, no seam Partial coverage, raised, shaped and pressure-free Cutback Straight, no seam
            FLEECE AT WITHERS No Yes No No Yes
            ADJUSTA-FIT® Yes No Yes Yes No
            GUSSETS Forward and extended Forward and extended Forward and extended Forward and extended Forward and extended
            GIRTH Crisscross surcingle or bellyband Crisscross surcingle or bellyband Crisscross surcingle or bellyband Crisscross surcingle Crisscross surcingle
            BACK Contour shaped w/ sealed seams Straight, no seam Contour shaped w/sealed seams Contour shaped w/sealed seams Straight, no seam
            DROP ON SIDES Graded to size Graded to size Graded to size Graded to size Graded to size
            HINDQUARTERS Contour fit w/ sealed seams Contour fit w/ sealed seams Contour fit w/ sealed seams Contour fit w/ sealed seams Contour fit w/ sealed seams
            TAIL COVER Attached Attached Detachable w/ double Velcro Detachable w/ double Velcro Attached
            WATERPROOF BREATHABLE High level Mid to high level High level High level Mid to high level
            LEG STRAPS Detachable elastic Detachable elastic Detachable elastic Detachable elastic Detachable elastic

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