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StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Turnout Blanket - Lightweight
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StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Turnout Blanket - Lightweight

Just the right weight! Polar fleece layered between a tough ripstop polyester outercover and a smooth nylon lining.

#1 for changing seasons and moderate winter climates to hold the hair coat down.

  • High quality waterproof, windproof and breathable
  • 1200 Denier Premium Ripstop Poly / Polar Fleece Insulation / Nylon Lining
  • 2 Year Guarantee. Read Warranty
  • Color: Black
  • Sizes: 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86

Learn more about StormShield® Turnout Blanket Features
Learn more about our Fitted V-Free® Fit Turnouts
Watch our video on How to Measure for a Blanket
Item Options / Availability Quantity Price

Snap Front Closure

#15002
$139.99 $114.99

Closed Front

#15003
$129.99 $104.99
Matching Accessories Options / Availability Quantity Price

Matching Neck Cover

$49.99 $39.99

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Open Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight
 
4.8

(based on 336 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (256)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (77)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Warm (142)
  • Good size/fit (136)
  • Durable (135)
  • Waterproof and breathable (132)
  • Stays in place (124)

Cons

  • Need more colors (36)
  • Didn't fit (3)

Best Uses

  • Changing weather (114)
  • 24/7 turnout (84)
  • Indoor/outdoor (80)
  • Everyday wear (79)
  • Cold / extreme (69)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (40), Budget shopper (23), High-end shopper (5)

Reviewed by 336 customers

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5.0

Great lightweight blanket

By Jacy

from Virginia

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Need More Colors

Best Uses

  • 24/7 Turnout
  • Changing Weather
  • Everyday Wear
  • Indoor/Outdoor
  • Warm Weather

Comments about StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Open Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

Great fit for my gelding, never causes any rubbing. He has pssm and is sensitive to the cold, so pretty much lives in his blankets all winter. I had sheets and mid weights, but nothing for him to wear in between. I have gotten a lot of use out of this blanket already

 
5.0

Perfect for the changing weather

By Jenn

from State College, Pa

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • 24/7 Turnout
    • Changing Weather

    Comments about StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Open Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

    Love the coverage in the cold and warm weather

     
    5.0

    Love this lightweight turnout

    By Duey

    from Redding, CT

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Changing Weather
      • Everyday Wear

      Comments about StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Closed Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

      Perfect weight for changeable weather conditions. Gives warmth that a t/o sheet doesn't but not so warm that my horse sweats when it's above 32 degrees. Absolutely love it, and the closed front works great on a horse who plays with front straps/buckles

       
      5.0

      Perfect three season turnout blanket

      By Kim B

      from Springfield TN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Not enough colors

      Best Uses

      • Changing Weather
      • Cold Weather
      • Indoor/Outdoor
      • Layering
      • Travel

      Comments about StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Open Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

      We have all weights of blankets and this one is by far the most versatile. It is great for days that are chilly, where the no insulation is not enough, but the midweight is too much. We also add the neck cover to help block the wind and it is just perfect. We also use this one for traveling in the horse trailer, again with the neck cover on colder days. I highly recommend this blanket!

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Stephanie

      from Fort Wayne, Indiana

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 24/7 Turnout
        • Changing Weather
        • Cold Weather
        • Travel

        Comments about StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Closed Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight:

        My horse is turned out 24/7. He loves to role in the mud. This blanket stays in place no matter how much he rolls. It keeps him dry, the water rolls right off.

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        8 Questions | 8 Answers
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        • Q:

          How does the warmth in this blanket compare to the sheet item number 37215?
          Asked on 10/27/2016 by Kim

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The sheet 37215 has no insulation. Were this Tekno-Fleece is a light weight sheet which works great in the fall and spring.

            Answered on 11/2/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • StormShield® V-Free® Tekno-Fleece® Closed Front Turnout Blanket - Lightweight

          Q:

          Is this a lightweight blanket? And would the tekno fleece waterproof/ breathable turnout neck cover match with it?
          Asked on 10/26/2016 by JC

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes this is a lightweight blanket. Yes there is a neck cover to match the item number is 15004.

            Answered on 10/27/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          What temperature range would this work best for?
          Asked on 10/20/2016 by Jenna from United States

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            This is a lighweight so here are the ranges
            short coat/clipper 30-60F
            Medium/Full coat 40-50F

            Answered on 10/24/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          Does this blanket offer the same amount of wither relief as the Stormshield TEK Evergreen Turnout Sheet in VTEK wither relief?
          Asked on 10/9/2016 by Ashley from Pasadena, CA

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes it has the same wither relief. This blanket doesn't come up has high on the neck as the VTek blankets. This one blanket the v-free is right on the withers. If you look at the fit guide it shows you where the sheet will land on the neck.

            Answered on 10/10/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          How does this blanket compare to the StormShield® V-Free® Versatility Surcingle Turnout Blanket in terms of warmth? Several horses in my barn wear those blankets, which are GREAT, but I want something a little different for my new horse, and want a closed front.
          Asked on 1/5/2016 by Kristen from Denton, TX

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The StormShield® V-Free® Versatility Surcingle Turnout Blanket has fill, our X-Midweight with 300 gms of fill. However, the Tekno-Fleece simply has a layer of Polar fleece sandwiched in between the outer shell and inner nylon lining. This will not be quite as warm as the X-Midweight.

            Answered on 1/6/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          What is the weight of this blanket? Light/Medium/Heavy/etc?
          Asked on 1/4/2016 by Lexi

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            This does not have fill so it does not have a "weight" like a typical blanket. Instead, it has a layer of polar fleece in between the outer waterproof shell and nylon lining.

            Answered on 1/4/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          Does the closed front version have a bellyband instead of a surcingle? I'm trying to figure out which version will be best for my wide shouldered Arabian, as he tends to get rubs on his shoulders right at the top of the gussets.
          Asked on 10/23/2015 by RRP

          1 answer

          • A:

            This item has a surcingle.

            Answered on 10/23/2015 by Community Answer from None
        • Q:

          On the snap front model, do the front straps have adjustments to individualize for the width of the horse's chest? I am debating between the snap front vs the closed front.
          Asked on 8/19/2015 by blanket lady from United States

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, they are adjustable with buckles as well.

            Answered on 8/21/2015 by Schneider's Customer Service
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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® 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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