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ARMORFlex® Challenger V-Free® Fit Bellyband Turnouts
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    ARMORFlex® Challenger V-Free® Fit Bellyband Turnouts

    A waterproof turnout blanket that will keep your horse comfortable and warm with a unique fit and bellyband feature specially designed for Quarter Horses, Arabians, and breeds with similar conformation.

    These blankets were formerly known as the StormShield® V-Free® New Briton Bellyband Turnouts.

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    Five Year Warranty Five Year Limited Warranty
    Playful Durability Perfect for horses that are playful but not hard on blankets
    V-Free® Patented design prevents rubbing and relieves wither pressure for horses with moderate to low withers; leaves mane uncovered. Ideal for Quarter Horses, Stock Horse breeds & Arabians.
    Adjust-Fit® Patented Adjusta-Fit® system customizes neck opening to fit any horse width or head carriage providing maximum comfort.
    Closed Front Adjustable double snap open front with Velcro assist for easy on and off.
    Style: Bellyband
    Closure: Open Front
    Item Options / Availability Quantity Price

    Heavyweight (380 gm)

    #17121
    $279.99 $189.99

    Medium Weight (220 gm)

    #17122
    $259.99 $179.99

    Sheet (No Insulation)

    #18474
    $229.99 $159.99
    Matching Accessories Options / Availability Quantity Price

    Neck Cover (220 gm)

    $99.99 $69.99

    Neck Cover (No Insulation)

    $89.99 $59.99
    Which turnout blanket is right for your horse?

    Features Include:

    • Specialty fits to keep your horse comfortable
    • Patented V-Free® design prevents rubbing and relieves wither pressure for horses with moderate to low withers, leaving the mane uncovered
    • Adjusta-Fit® system offers adjustability around the neckline to fit any horse
    • Bellyband closure for greater warmth and coverage and detachable elastic leg straps
    • Detachable elastic leg straps to prevent your blanket from turning
    • Detachable tail cover with double Velcro acts as a better wind and rain barrier
    • Extended gussets for better movement
    • Double Snap front closure with Velcro 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, Burgundy, Black

    V-Free® Pressure Free Wither Relief:

    • V-Free® wither relief to fit sloped shoulder conformation with a larger neck opening
    • Designed to fit Arabians, Quarter Horses, stock horse breeds and similar conformations
    • V-Free® design prevents rubbing and relieves wither pressure for horses with moderate to low withers, leaving the mane uncovered

    Great quality and fit!!

    5

    For cold rainy days when a heavy blanket is too much!

    El Nino

    Asheville, NC

    true

    Perfect sheet!

    5

    Love this sheet! Lots of coverage for my messy boy. He plays very hard and this sheet is plenty durable for that. Will only buy this sheet.

    Janine9499

    Elburn, IL

    true

    Best blanket I've ever purchased!

    5

    Love this blanket for my QH. Fits great! Plenty of room at withers and shoulders. Comfortable and sturdy enough for daily play in turn out. Toasty enough that he was able to wear all winter. Highly recommend ! Best blanket I've ever purchased!

    Janine9499

    Elburn, IL

    true

    Love the New Briton Blankets

    5

    I have used New Briton blankets for years. They just keep getting better with each year's upgrades. The 300 gm fill is a very warm blanket. If you don't want really warm, I would consider the 220 gm fill.

    6 horselady

    Utah

    true

    I have bought several of these over the years.

    5

    Great blanket for show season.

    Jo

    Chilliwack, B.C., Canada

    true

    17121C

    4.8 560

    99.4

    Are replacement tail covers available for this blanket?

    Chelsea

    Please contact customer service at 800-365-1311.

    Customer Service

    Would this blanket work on a Thoroughbred? My guy is 15.3 and wears a 76. He has about average withers but he does need room in the shoulder. I really like the belly band option and it doesn't come in any other rain sheet.

    Nasus

    Yes, it should work, I used it in my old rotund paint gelding. It was snug on his belly but it fit, plenty room around the shoulders.  My gelding was 15.3 as well but I used a size 78 to 80 for his blankets but he is pretty muscled.

    sueiolson55

    We would suggest the VTek Marathon item 17126. This has a bellyband and is made to fit the thoroughbred body.

    Customer Service

    I live this sheet. I have two Arabs and it works great for both of them Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone

    jenjsigety

    I purchased a 74 for my 14 /3 hand Lusitano. He has a narrow shoulder - fits perfect. I also have this blanket for my 15/3 hand cream draft who is wide- both fit awesome.  The belly band is great- appears comfortable and secure- keeping horse both warm and dry. Would not purchase another blanket! Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

    kathyjolin

    Love this blanket!! Bought two!  Loren G. Chambers 

    lchambers01

    Good Morning! This blanket is cut for the Quarter Horse. I don't think it will work well with for a Thorough Bred. The belly band is great though. Happy Horsing!

    alchandler

    I use mine on a thoroughbred as well. He measures 76" but I buy 78" because he is growing and filling out and this fits perfect.  I'm glad I didn't go smaller.  I also really like the belly band! Sent from my iPhone

    lisa.falahee

    I am looking for a spring turnout blanket that will keep my horse dry during the wet spring. Would this be too warm for her? I am more concerned with keeping her dry and not overheating with this on.

    mommak

    This sheet has no insulation so provides no further warmth, it is simply a raincoat that will keep the horse dry.

    Customer Service

    Which blanket thickness should I buy? Most of the time our winter temps range into the 20's-teens at night, but warm up into the 30's during the day, and sometimes higher than that.

    Rae

    This depends on if your horse has a clipped or full coat. If clipped, a Heavyweight would be a good choice. If in full coat, a Midweight would be great. We recommend layering with an Adjusta-Fit® V-FREE® Nylon Blanket Liner #13031 for those especially cold nights.

    Customer Service

    what neck cover works best with this blanket?

    Jill

    Item 15001 is the neck cove for the New Britons

    Schneider's Customer Service

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