Bekah Stelmach Hunter | 3 Questions | 0 Answers

I cant decide between a trace clip and a hunt clip for my thoroughbred who works consistantly 4-5 days a week in a stall at night and field during the day. Opinions?

I cant decide between a trace clip and a hunt clip for my thoroughbred who works consistantly 4-5 days a week in a stall at night and field during the day. Opinions?
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Depends on whether he sweats a lot and if he keeps condition on him. The more hair he has the warmer he will be which will stop him losing weight. Rugs aren't as good as the horses own hair. I normally blanket clip my Dressage mare. She hates her back being cold and I find she goes much better with the heat on her back. I know I could just use a quarter sheet but I can't use it in competition. She's not a big sweater and I've only got an outdoor arena so she appreciates the bit of extra warmth.
I'd say a hunt clip and make sure if the weather gets colder during the day have rugs on him.Even if he's in the stable at night it can still become cold depending on your climate
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