Hessian/Jute Rugs

Discussion in 'Horse Management' started by Angimac, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. Angimac

    Angimac Well-known Member

    I am enquiring if hessian or jute rugs would be suitable as an under rug during winter to keep your winter rugs clean.
    I have read that they keep the horse's coat smooth and shiney and am worried about it removing too much of Elvis's coat.
    I did not rug Elvis over last winter and he grows a thick coat when not rugged and it takes a while for it to fall out as it is cool at night up here. I ended up removing the insect shield from his summer rug trying to get the hair out of it.
    Hope there is still someone here to assist.
     

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