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How to put on horse blanket leg straps

Putting on horse blanket leg straps can be a little tricky, but with a little practice, you'll be able to do it easily.

Horse Blanket Leg Straps

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to put on horse blanket leg straps:

  1. First, make sure that the horse blanket is fitted properly and is in the correct position on your horse. Ensure that the blanket is not too tight or too loose, and that it is sitting correctly on your horse's back.

  2. Locate the leg straps, which are usually attached to the back of the horse blanket, near the hindquarters.

  3. Starting on one side, hold the leg strap in one hand and bring it between your horse's back legs.

  4. Reach down and grab the D-ring or buckle on the other side of the strap, and attach it to the corresponding D-ring or buckle on the other side of the blanket.

  5. Adjust the length of the leg strap to fit your horse snugly, but not too tight.

  6. Repeat the process on the other side, making sure that the leg straps are of equal length and snugness.

  7. Make sure that the leg straps are not twisted or tangled and are lying flat against your horse's skin.

  8. Check the leg straps regularly to ensure that they are still snug and secure. Adjust them as necessary.

Remember that leg straps are an important part of securing a horse blanket in place, and that they should never be left loose or untied. Properly fitted and secured leg straps will help to keep the horse blanket in place and prevent it from slipping or moving around, which can be uncomfortable and dangerous for your horse.

Need extra leg straps for your horse blanket? Weatherbeeta has padded leg straps that work with any horse blanket.