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How To Care For Your Horse Rugs

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How To Care For Your Horse Rugs

⁠ Cleaning & Re-proofing It is important to keep your stable or turnout rug clean and free from grease. If you allow grease to build up it may cause hair loss on their shoulders or mane as the grease grips and can pull out the hairs.  We would recommend that you wash & reproof your rug once a year.⁠ If your rug fits in your washing machine, you can wash at home but make sure that you use a rug wash such as Nikwax, detergents or fabric conditioners will damage the waterproofing. Do not tumble dry! You can also hose & scrub your...

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