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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
     
  • Click here to view our How to Measure for a Blanket video
  • Limited sizes available...

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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
$104.99 $84.99
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?

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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 144 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (105)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (40)
  • Easy to clean (39)
  • Good size/fit (29)
  • Stays in place (24)
  • Good value (22)

Cons

  • Need more colors (6)

Best Uses

  • Summer (22)
  • 24/7 turnout (20)
  • Everyday wear (20)
  • Spring / fall (16)
  • Warm weather (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (18), Budget shopper (5)

Reviewed by 144 customers

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4.0

Fits great around neck, size was true.

By Mnbarnboss

from Hastings Mn

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Fit

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Wear

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

    Fits great around neck, size was true.

     
    4.0

    Decent horsefly protection, as long as it's not too hot out

    By Libby2563

    from Maryland

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Fit

    Cons

    • Need More Colors

    Best Uses

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

      I have never put fly sheets on my horses before but the horseflies are horrific this year and I hated to see them bucking around and coming in with welts. This sheet does provide some protection because it is so thick and stiff. However, that also makes it unbearable for the horses to wear on very hot days. If it's 92+ or very high humidity I leave it off. On slightly cooler days it protects them even if they sweat a little underneath.

      Overall I'm happy with the quality and adjustability. I do wish it came with a belly strap, and it is so slick that it has shifted a few times. Also the color is pretty blah--wish there were more options!

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good fly sheet

      By Erica

      from Louisville, KY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Would slide to one side despite leg straps

      Best Uses

      • 24/7 Turnout
      • Everyday Wear

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

      Horse turned out in round pen

       
      4.0

      Great sheet for the money

      By Merlin Loves

      from Montana

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 24/7 Turnout
        • Everyday Wear
        • Warm Weather

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

        This is the best fly sheet I have come across. It is a little heavy for extremely hot days but holds up the best that I have found for the money. Has been the best fitting and does not rub bald spots with extended use. Fits pretty true to size and very adjustable.

         
        5.0

        Love this flysheet!

        By whoabuddy

        from Spokane, WA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Fit
        • 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:

          I have this one and the other one like it but with a belly band. Both fit my very short backed arab. He measured a 72 according to the measurement chart and I feel the fit is perfect for him. I purchased it because he gets belly bites and rubs his tail because of belly itching during fly season. I also like the adjustable shoulder fit. He did have a run in with the belly band and must have gotten his back leg under and pretty much shredded it, so I think I'll stick with the regular one. When it's really, really hot, like 95 or so, I will take it off so he doesn't get too warm, but he normally isn't sweating when I do.

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          • 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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