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StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Lightweight
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StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Lightweight

Item # 14083
  • 1680D Ballistic Nylon outer cover for exceptional durability
  • Tekno-Dri® layer wicks moisture away from the horse, keeping them more comfortable during temperature changes
  • High quality waterproof breathable
  • New enlarged tail cover acts as a better wind and rain break
  • New reflective gusset patches and tail stripe for added visibility at dusk or for night turnout
  • 1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon / Lightweight (80 gm) Insulation / Tekno-Dri® Climate Control Inner Lining / Nylon Lining
  • 3 Year Guarantee. Read Warranty
  • Color: Red/Black
  • Sizes: 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86

Also available in Midweight (220 gm insulation) or Heavyweight (380 gm insulation)

For the same great fit in a bellyband version,
we suggest our VTEK® Marathon Bellyband Turnout Blanket

Learn more about StormShield® Turnout Blanket Features
Learn more about our VTEK® Wither Relief Turnouts
Item Options / Availability Quantity Price
#14083
SIZE CHART

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
$189.99 $169.99
Matching Accessories Options / Availability Quantity Price

Matching Neck Cover (220 gm)

$74.99 $69.99

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket
 
4.8

(based on 465 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (387)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (75)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (199)
  • Good size/fit (179)
  • Waterproof and breathable (169)
  • Stays in place (166)
  • Warm (151)

Cons

  • Need more colors (61)
  • Didn't fit (3)
  • Price (3)

Best Uses

  • Cold / extreme (131)
  • 24/7 turnout (112)
  • Everyday wear (106)
  • Indoor/outdoor (88)
  • Changing weather (75)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (48)

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5.0

This blanket is great quality!

By Fusco's Mom

from Dunkirk, MD

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Fit
  • Stays in Place
  • Warm
  • Waterproof and Breathable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cold Weather

    Comments about StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Midweight:

    I use this 78" blanket on those really nasty days. It fits my standardbred perfectly esp. with the higher withers.

     
    5.0

    Exceptional product

    By Brandon

    from Elizabethtown, PA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Fit
    • Good Value
    • Produces Good Hair Coat
    • Stays in Place
    • Warm
    • Waterproof and Breathable

    Cons

    • Need More Colors

    Best Uses

    • 24/7 Turnout
    • Cold Weather
    • Everyday Wear
    • Indoor/Outdoor

    Comments about StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Midweight:

    The StormShield Marathon Blanket Series is a phenomenal blanket that stands up to the test of time and young warmblood colts that are constantly tugging and pulling at each other.

     
    5.0

    Great Proudct

    By Kristen

    from Weatherly , Pa

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Clean
    • Good Fit
    • Good Value
    • Produces Good Hair Coat
    • Stays in Place
    • Warm
    • Waterproof and Breathable

    Cons

    • Need More Colors

    Best Uses

    • 24/7 Turnout
    • Changing Weather
    • Cold Weather
    • Everyday Wear
    • Indoor/Outdoor
    • Layering

    Comments about StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

    Great blanket held up really well this year. Also have the liner to go under it. the two together were great in the colder weather and did not shift at all.

     
    5.0

    Will be buying the sheet version next year!

    By A.Wren

    from Perry, Ohio

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Everyday Wear
      • Indoor/Outdoor

      Comments about StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Midweight:

      This blanket has held up longer than the amigo sheet that I bought at the same time so I'll definitely be replacing that sheet with one of these.
      This blanket didn't quite fit my guy around the shoulders but it was easily remedied by the adjustment straps. Now he wears it the majority of the winter with no rubs or sores, whether he's playing outside or just in his stall. I've even let people borrow it and they've loved it too

       
      4.0

      Good quality

      By Caldwell

      from Coldwater, TN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Fit

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 24/7 Turnout
        • Everyday Wear

        Comments about StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

        Needs better waterproofing

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        3 Questions | 6 Answers
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        • Q:

          I'm looking for a turnout sheet for the summer that is waterproof and without fill since my horse is on turnout 24/7. Do you have such a product?
          Asked on 4/27/2017 by Corissa from Wisconsin

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Our turnout sheets aren't designed for the summer heat. Air will not pass through the heavy nylon exterior, which will cause your horse to overheat. We have a large selection of summer mesh fly sheets that will keep your horse cool and protect from the flies and UV rays, but unfortunately, not waterproof.

            Answered on 4/27/2017 by Anonymous
        • Q:

          Does this blanket run true to size? My horse typically wears an 80 but her old blanket runs oversized so I had to go down a size (78)
          Asked on 11/8/2016 by Annette

          4 answers

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            This is true to fit. You do have adjustable with the adjustable fit system on the shoulders. I would measure him from the center of the chest to the edge of the tall and go off that measurement. Different tack stores measure differently.

            Answered on 11/9/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
          • A:

            Hi Anette,
            I have a PRE so, he is small.  72 is the blanket size.  I think this brand fits him very well.  I would say, true to size with just a little wiggle room bu,t not enough that it creates rubs etc. I have always had good luck with these blankets.   Very well made.  Give it a try. I hope it works for you.
             

            Answered on 11/9/2016 by joyceelderstjohn from undisclosed
          • A:

            I have found that generally they are close. That said, I have a very large warmblood with a very deep chest and went a size larger, the fit was better. I have a smaller warmblood and found that he needed a size smaller then usual, as he's very young and a bit narrow right now. Schneider's has a good return policy, so I would try the "proper" size first. Also, just as an FYI, they really do stand by their guarantee. I had a blanket that got damaged and they were totally on top of replacing it!
            Sent from my iPad

            Answered on 11/8/2016 by jdutcher from undisclosed
          • A:

            My 15.1 hand, short backed horse, wears a 72 in this blanket but she measured as a 74. 
            Sent from my iPhone

            Answered on 11/8/2016 by kellih2010 from undisclosed
        • StormShield® VTEK® Marathon Surcingle Turnout Blanket - Lightweight

          Q:

          Hi,
          I recently bought the medium weight StormShield-VTEK blanket. I am considering also getting the lightweight. .but also getting the neck cover. Can I use the neck cover with both? Thanks! Jamie
          Asked on 12/5/2015 by Jamie from Florida

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, you will be able to use the neck cover with both.

            Answered on 12/28/2015 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
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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

        Warmth and Temperature Guide

        Sheet (no insulation)
        50°F - 65°F
        As needed
        Lightweight (Tekno-Fleece, 180-200gm)
        40°F - 60°F
        30°F - 50°F+
        Midweight (220-300gm)
        35°F - 50°F
        30°F - 45°F
        Heavyweight (380-440gm)
        20°F - 40°F
        15°F - 30°F
        Extra Heavyweight (500gm)
        Subzero - 20°F
        Subzero - 15°F

        A horse's natural coat can vary in length and thickness per breed, lifestyle, and zonal climate. These factor into the selection of insulation needed per season.

         

        Questions? Please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com

        Durability Guide

        General Guide for Blanket Durability
        If you have any questions about this product or a type of fit, please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com
        1680D Ballistic Nylon or
        1680D Nylon
        3 Year Exceptional Durability Recommended for horses that are hard on blankets or turned out with other horses who may bite or pull at blanket.
        1680D Woven Poly or 1200D High Count Ripstop Nylon 2 Year Superior Durability Recommended to withstand the demands of turnout.
        1200D Ripstop Poly 1 Year Good Durability Recommended for horses easy on blankets. Occasional or monitored turnout. Picket line use.
        Economy 1200D Ripstop Poly 30 Day Standard Durability Recommended for horses easy on blankets.
        600D 30 Day Standard Durability Recommended for Spring/Fall when grass is available and horse does not test blanket. Picket line use.
        D = Denier

        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® Wither Relief

        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® Wither Relief Euro Fitted V-Free® Cutback Euro
        FRONT CLOSURE Snap front w/ Velcro assist 2-buckle open front w/Velcro assist or closed front 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 or detachable 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
        VTEK V-FREE turnout blankets with the pressure-free wither design provides exceptional fit so the blanket weight is evenly distributed to eliminate pressure points.

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