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Schneiders® RipGuard Adjusta-Fit® Fly Sheets

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Schneiders® RipGuard Adjusta-Fit® Fly Sheets
Why is the RipGuard Fly Sheet the best self-repairing fabric?
Why is the RipGuard Fly Sheet the best self-repairing fabric?

Tears and snags are bound to happen, but these RipGuard Fly Sheets are the best self-repairing sheets available. It's available in three fits for all wither types and even senior horses. The advanced diamond interwoven mesh works like magic when it self-repairs against snags that could later turn into tears. When you see a snag, you simply rub the fabric between your hands to repair the fabric. Designed for horses that like to play hard in the pasture, these sheets deliver fantastic protection against small to medium-sized insects, such as gnats and flies. Plus, the 70% UV protection rating keeps them safe from the sun.

  • A fly sheet made of the best self-repairing fabric that you rub together to repair small snags
  • Made from diamond interwoven 350D ripstop mesh x 600D soft-interlocking mesh
  • The best insect protection against small and medium-sized insects
  • 70% UV protection rating
  • Better airflow for horses that have shelter and live in a moderate to warm climate
  • Hard Play Durability
  • Fits available in VTEK® Wither Relief, Senior VTEK® Wither Relief, and V-Free® Wither Relief all with our original Adjusta-Fit system
  • Designed with reflective stripes for night-time visibility

How do I know this fly sheet is right for my horse?

When choosing a fly sheet for your horse, the key considerations should include fabric breathability and durability, insect and UV protection needed depending on turnout needs. This sheet is right for your horse if you're looking for a fly sheet that self-repairs against small snags, blocks UV rays, and protects against flies.

Key Benefits
The Fly Sheet That's Best at Self-Reparing
The Fly Sheet That's Best at Self-Reparing
The RipGuard Adjusta-Fit® Fly Sheets are constructed from a special diamond interwoven 350D ripstop mesh x 600D soft-interlocking mesh that self-repairs snags which can lead to larger tears. When you see a small snag occur, you simply rub the fabric back and forth between your fingers to repair the material. This sheet allows for airflow perfect for horses living in moderate to warm climates with the best insect protection against small to medium-sized biting insects, like gnats and flies.
What's the Difference Between Fits?
What's the Difference Between Fits?

This fly sheet is available in three patented fits: VTEK®Wither Relief, Senior VTEK® Wither Relief, and V-Free® Wither Relief.

Our VTEK ® Wither Relief fly sheets are designed to prevent rubbing and relieve pressure on moderate to high withers. The upright shoulder and shape over the withers are designed to fit Thoroughbreds, Warmbloods, Appendix horses, or those with upright shoulder conformation. It includes an extended drop to cover a deeper heartgirth, and they are shaped with darts at the hips to give a more contoured fit around the rump. Extends 6 to 8 inches onto the mane with fleece placed where the mane meets the sheet, further preventing rubbing.

Our Senior VTEK ® Wither Relief fly sheets are designed to prevent rubbing and relieve pressure on your senior horse. The unique upward lift between the blanket and point of the withers allows for space, with memory foam padding to fill in gaps that senior horses have between the base of their neck and shoulders, as well as padding at their hip bones, to eliminate rubbing and sores. It includes an extended coverage over the shoulder and withers for comfort and extends 6 to 8 inches onto the mane with fleece placed where the mane meets the sheet, further preventing rubbing.

Our V-Free® Wither Relief fly sheets are designed to prevent rubbing and relieve pressure on low to moderate-withered horses. With the larger neck opening and sloped neck line that covers the shoulders, this fit is designed specifically for Arabians, Quarter Horses, Stock breed horses, or those with sloped shoulder conformation. The drop on these sheets is longer than a stable sheet, allowing a slight wrap around the barrel. Darts at the hip form a contoured fit around the rump. V-Free® Wither Relief sheets begin where the mane ends, leaving the mane uncovered with fleece placed where the mane meets the sheet, further preventing rubbing.

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Adjusta-Fit Your Sheet for the Perfect Fit!
Adjusta-Fit Your Sheet for the Perfect Fit!
Often imitated, never duplicated! The Adjust-Fit system was first created by us, at Schneiders. From the widest Warmblood to the narrowest Thoroughbred, our original Adjusta-Fit system allows you to customize the fit of the neck opening to fit any horse. Whether your horse is wide or narrow or has a high or low head carriage doesn't matter. This unique feature allows you to fit any width or head carriage, saving money and time when blanketing your horses.
An Open Front Design with Front Buckles for Easy On and Off
An Open Front Design with Front Buckles for Easy On and Off

The open front design features double front buckles with hook and loop closures, allowing you to easily adjust the fly sheet for the perfect amount of "snugness" at the front of the chest. Plus, the buckles make it easy to put on and remove.

Shoulder Area Designed to Prevent Rubs
Shoulder Area Designed to Prevent Rubs
The shoulder and chest area is lined with 70D breathable nylon that keeps hair slick and prevents rubbing.
Better Gusset Design for Additional Freedom
Better Gusset Design for Additional Freedom
The reinforced gussets extend higher and more forward to allow a greater range of motion when your horse is getting up from lying down, walking, or playing in the pasture.
Closure Options for Better Protection
Closure Options for Better Protection

Choose between a surcingle, for your senior horse, or a bellyband closure for comfort and protection, with brass-plated hardware that resists fly sprays and detergents corrosion.

The criss-cross surcingle closure option adjusts to keep the fly sheet from sliding side to side. Comes with locking bands and detachable elastic leg straps for increased security.

The bellyband closure option protects from flies and midges biting along the sensitive underbelly. Hardware is positioned to avoid rubbing or poking while your horse is lying down, and?the t-post hardware on the bellyband closure includes locking bands and incorporates elastic inserts for more give as the horse moves since the proper fit is with the bellyband snug and flush to the belly.

Large Tail Cover for Extra Protection
Large Tail Cover for Extra Protection
The extra-long tail cover provides additional protection from flies attacking the sensitive area underneath the tail.
Reflective Stripes to Find Your Horse in the Dark
Reflective Stripes to Find Your Horse in the Dark
Easily locate your horse when it's dark outside with the highly reflective stripes placed strategically on the rear flanks and tail cover.
Leg Straps Included
Leg Straps Included
Set the sheet at the optimum snugness with the included detachable elastic leg straps that help keep the sheet in place. They adjust from 20" to 38" and stretch as the horse moves with double brass-plated snaps for easy on and off.
3-Year Limited Warranty
3-Year Limited Warranty
This fly sheet has been constructed with extra care and is under warranty for three years. Straps, surcingles, assembly, and hardware are guaranteed for the warranty term.
Fly Sheet Durability Guide
When washing your fly sheet, first make sure any closures are fastened before laundering. Machine or hand wash in cold water and line dry. We recommend using Schneiders Horse Blanket Wash for the best results. Learn more by visiting our resource: Fly Sheets 101.
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How to Measure a Horse for a Blanket

The most accurate and easiest way to determine your horse’s blanket size is to measure along the side of their body, from chest to tail. First, stand the horse square on a flat surface. Measure from the center of the chest, straight back to the very edge of the tail. Make sure to measure along the widest part of their shoulder and hindquarters. The number of inches measured in this way is your horse’s size. Look on the size chart for any Schneiders blanket for this number of inches to order your horse’s perfect size.

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