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ARMORFlex® Challenger VTEK® Fit Bellyband Turnouts
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    ARMORFlex® Challenger VTEK® Fit Bellyband Turnouts

    Winter Blanket Clearance! Don't miss out on our best blankets, at the lowest prices of the season! Hurry! At prices like these, they won't last!.

    The ArmorFlex® Challenger offers the specialty VTEK® fit your horse needs in a waterproof turnout blanket that will stand up to everyday wear and tear.

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    Five Year Warranty Five Year Limited Warranty
    Playful Durability Perfect for horses that are playful but not hard on blankets
    VTEK® Patented design prevents rubbing and relieves wither pressure for horses with high withers; extends 6-8" onto the mane. Ideal for Thoroughbreds, Warmbloods & Appendix horses.
    Adjust-Fit® Patented Adjusta-Fit® system customizes neck opening to fit any horse width or head carriage providing maximum comfort.
    Open Front Adjustable double snap open front with Velcro assist for easy on and off.
    Style: Bellyband
    Item Options / Availability Quantity Price

    Heavyweight (380 gm)

    64% Off $279.99 $99.99

    Medium Weight (220 gm)

    57% Off $259.99 $109.99

    Sheet (No Insulation)

    65% Off $229.99 $79.99
    Matching Accessories Options / Availability Quantity Price

    Neck Cover (220 gm)

    $99.99 $69.99
    Which turnout blanket is right for your horse?

    Features Include:

    • Specialty fits to keep your horse comfortable
    • Patented VTEK® pressure free wither relief design extends 6-8" onto the mane
    • Adjusta-Fit® system offers adjustability around the neckline to fit any horse
    • Bellyband closure for greater warmth and coverage
    • Detachable elastic leg straps to prevent your blanket from turning
    • Enlarged tail cover acts as a better wind and rain barrier
    • Extended gussets for better movement
    • Wider binding and reinforced stitching for extra durability
    • Double snap front closure with hook and loop closure assist
    • 1200 Denier Ripstop Polyester Outer / Choice of Insulation / Nylon Lining
    • 5 Year Guarantee - Read Warranty
    • Sizes: 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86
    • Colors: Navy

    VTEK® Pressure Free Wither Relief:

    • Provides exceptional fit to eliminate pressure points especially over the wither
    • Designed for Thoroughbreds, Warmbloods, and Appendix horses
    • Will fit horses with prominent withers or older horses with changing top lines

    I was very happy with this product


    This is a light weight turnout that truly stays in place. Well made and works well in CA cold nights.


    Canyon Lake, CA


    My horse and I love it.


    My horse shredded his turnout sheet so I got this one with the belly band. I LOVE IT! It is true to size if not a little roomier which works since I got a liner to put under it for cold days. A friend calls it a straight jacket for horses; he's the one that saw my horse in the field with the shredded blanket wrapped around the hind legs. My horse seems comfortable in it and it doesn't shift on him like the belly strap blankets.

    Sharpei horse



    Excellent: Warm, water proof and fits great


    Best blanket I have ever bought. Fits my giant, hard-to-fit mare perfectly. The belly band and waterproof warmth have extended her winter turn out hours, improving both her health and attitude. Highly recommended. The neck piece tends to bunch up a bit (this is a separate item) but the blanket itself is perfection.


    Berkshire County, Massachusetts

    I would recommend this blanket


    This blanket is used for cold weather turnout. It is durable, fits well, and is of great quality. I would recommend this blanket.


    Marcellus, New York


    Best turnout ever


    Our Stallion needs daily turnout regardless of weather. This turnout is easy on and off and stays in place during bucking and play kicking.

    2B Breeder



    Best turnout sheet we've ever used!!!


    10 out of 10, versital uses, and love the adjustable fit options...and our horse looks great too!

    Mike Avery

    Scarborough, Maine


    okay; wanted bellyband


    Replaced an older blanket I sent to Schneiders for trade in. Like the old one, this blanket's neck is too large, and you have to use Velcro and buckle straps at tightest adjustment. I will have to use a shoulder guard as well like I did with the older one. Waiting to hear if old blanket was accepted.




    ARMORFlex® Challenger VTEK® Fit Bellyband Turnouts

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    How do you recommend washing turnout blankets

    Mary Ann

    Hi Mary Ann! Our turnout blankets are machine washable and we recommend washing with Schneiders Blanket Wash to retain the waterproofing capabilities of the blanket. Washing in regular laundry detergent with void the warranties on these blankets. Blankets should be hung to dry.


    Hi, there - I've purchased turnout sheets from Schneider's before, only to be disappointed with the cheap hardware (buckles and snaps). They've both rusted and broken, making the blanket unsafe to use. Are you still using cheap plated hardware on your turnout blankets? If so, would you please consider providing an OPTION for customers to pay a little more for quality stainless steel hardware? It's ridiculous to offer waterproof blankets when the hardware clearly isn't!

    Renaissance Farms

    We haven't heard of any issues of breakage or rust on any of our ArmorFlex series of blankets and sheets. This issue was a very minor problem with a particular style a couple years back and that problem has been resolved as we continually look to improve our overall quality of our horsewear


    Armor flex Challenger VTeK Blanket Would like to know if it is water proof?


    Yes, it is waterproof and has a 5 year warranty.


    I'm trying to get a good idea on sizing for this line of blankets. My horse measures as a 74"; however, in the Rhino Wug blanket the 75 was too large and the 72 fit well, his fly sheet is a Turtleneck brand and the 74 fits. Do you have any advice/comparison with the Rhino to assess which size would be the better try?


    Each brand of blanket is sized differently, and some are sized in 3" increments. Our line of blankets and sheets should run true to size. We measure from the center of the chest to about mid-tail. Our blankets are in 2" increments and if a horse should measure 75", you should purchase a 76 blanket/sheet. We have a video of how we measure on our website.


    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 Blanket Warmth and Temperature Guide

    Sheet (No Insulation)
    50°F - 65°F
    As Needed
    Lightweight (Tekno-Fleece, 80 gms.)
    40°F - 60°F
    30°F - 50°F+
    Midweight (220 gms.)
    35°F - 50°F
    30°F - 45°F
    Heavyweight (380 gms.)
    20°F - 40°F
    15°F - 30°F

    If you have any questions about this product, please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com

    Turnout Blanket Durability Guide
    Turnout Blanket Durability Guide
    Find your horse's perfect FIT with our Schneider's Horse Turnout Blanket Fit Guide
    Find your horse's perfect FIT with our Schneider's Horse Turnout Blanket Fit Guide
    Blanket Warranty

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