Shires Stormcheeta 2000D T/O Blanket 400g

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Shires StormCheeta 2000 D Turnout Blanket 400g

For the ultimate in winter protection, Shires StormCheeta can't be beat and at a very affordable price! The Shires Stormcheeta Combo features hard-wearing ballistic 2000 ShireTex waterproof, breathable outer with taped seams, 400g quilted polyfill, deep shoulder gussets offer optimum freedom of movement. A large pleated tail flap keeps out drafts and quick clip adjustable breast straps help cold fingers.


  • Waterproof and breathable
  • Combo neck- not detachable
  • Ripstop outer
  • Fully nylon lined
  • Deep shoulder gussets
  • Quick clip and buckle adjustable chest fasteners
  • Slotted Adjustable cross surcingles
  • Leg straps with clip
  • Large pleated tail flap
  • Reflective strips 
  • Machine washable

Item Specifications:

Poppy Red
ShireTex 2000 denier Ballistic Nylon
400 g 
 Fitting Your Horse’s Blanket

The fit of your blanket is extremely important to the comfort of your horse. An improperly fitted blanket can cause rubbing and slippage. Stand your horse as square as possible, measure from the center of chest around side of the body to the point of the horse's rump just before the tail. If you horse ends up measuring between sizes always round up to the next size to ensure full coverage.

Caring For Your Horse’s Blanket

Washing Instructions – Remove excess dirt from your blanket with a brush and hose. Machine wash with cold water on Gentle cycle with mild detergent. Air Dry or Machine Dry/No Heat.
Horses Turned Outside without Shelter - Turnout Sheet and Blanket materials are waterproof and designed to keep your horse dry, however if your horse is turned out in a field without a run in shed or shelter during prolonged rain or heavy downpours your horse may still get wet especially in the neck and tail areas.
When using a blanket or sheet it is critical to monitor the fluctuating climate and temperatures even with a blanket that is waterproof and breathable. The wicking properties of a breathable blanket are designed to wick away normal body heat, when a blanket is too heavy the heat and moisture cannot be wicked away fast enough causing your horse to sweat. The temperature and the length of your horse’s coat will determine what weight of blanket you should use. For this reason, most people who choose to blanket horses have several articles of horse clothing that offer varying levels of warmth.  When selecting a blanket ensure to take into account your horse’s behavior, environment or other horses that may be turned out with your horse. The lower the denier number the less strength the material has. 420 Denier and 600 Denier are not recommended for horses that bite, chew or rub on blankets or for horses turned out with a companion or in a group.  Always ensure your horse’s blanket is properly fitted and all straps are adjusted correctly, if a blanket is too tight or too loose, straps may break and material may tear.  For younger horses or horses turned out with a companion or in groups, it is recommended to purchase 1200 Denier or 1680 Denier material as these are stronger materials and are less likely to tear.  Certain types of fencing such as barbwire or foreign objects such as nails will easily tear any blanket no matter what the denier, always inspect the area in which your horse is kept to remove any nails or jagged fencing that may cause damage.  There are no horse blankets that are guaranteed to not rip or tear.

Product Reviews by Customers

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After reading the comments of others who have purchased this t/o blanket, I decided to give it a try for my Clydesdale filly. We live in Minnesota where some winters can get mighty rugged. This t/o blanket just looks like it will do the job it was made for. I ordered the Navy color.
Margaret K on Nov 3, 2015
Purchased our 1st one in October 2014 and it is awesome very durable and fits great stays in place. Will continue to replace our worn out blankets with this shires stormcheeta blanket.
kimberly d on Jan 29, 2015
My little Arab mare freezes her little hiney off every winter, so I just wanted to get the thickest most durable blanket I could for her; and this blanket had good reviews.
AMANDA L on Oct 28, 2015
This is one of the best turnout blankets on the market that I have purchased. The Shire is tough and durable; plus a great price for a heavy weight blanket for the cold winters in western New York.
Karen B on Dec 2, 2014
How does this blanket fit Tennessee walking horses with their upright necks?
A shopper on Jan 7, 2015
Best Answer: Unfortunately this item is only sized by exactly measuring your horses.
Reply · Report · Christine KStaff on Jan 28, 2015
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Does it have leg straps?
A shopper on Jan 4, 2016
Best Answer: It does have leg straps. I've had this blanket on my thin skinned Thoroughbred for the last month...and it's awesome!! It's very well made and fits her beautifully. She's a bit distrunctive and the blanket has held up well to her pasture antics. I hope this helps! Cheers!
Reply · Report · Tia S on Jan 4, 2016
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My horse measures 76 inches. Does this blanket run smaller, larger or true to size? He is between a 75 and 78. There is no 76.
Anthony M on Jun 18, 2015
Best Answer: I believe they run pretty true to size. But because of fasteners you are able to adjust them to fit your horse by shortening or lengthening the straps. I believe the 75 should fit your 76 horse. Just to let you know brought 3 of these blankets for our 3 horses and we are very satisfied with the quality of the blankets. Also most blankets come in cheap plastic throw away holders. Shires comes in a reusable blanket holder with a handle that is Top quality to match their blankets. I hope I have been able to answer your questions.
Reply · Report · Victoria G on Jun 19, 2015
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I have an underweight rescue who gets cold easily. I live in southern Mississippi so I am not used to having to blanket. Would this be too much blanket for a horse in the south? We normally don't get below 20 but we get a lot of windy wet nasty days.
A shopper on Oct 27, 2015
Best Answer: First of all this is a NICE blanket! It is durable, my horses were tough on them, scraping fences, biting at each others blanket, and rolling. They stayed warm too. Michigan winter was mild last year, but it got into the -10's wind chill. The blanket never absorbed water/sweat. My horses were very dry and toasty under the blanket whether it was freezing rain or piles of snow. I was also surprised how well they stayed in place. The blanket on my 'trimmer' Thoroughbred/Quarter cross I think I got too large, but even though I tightened it down as much as possible and it still looked loose it held its place and she had no issues. Sizes are True! Totally recommend this product, it's a tough one!
Reply · Report · Jackie R on Oct 27, 2015
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How does this blanket fit on horses that have larger necks?
MrsWuwucachu on Jan 18, 2016
Best Answer: I have a 4 1/2 year old Morgan with a large neck and this is adjustable in the front and fits him fine...sorry do not have measurements for his neck. I also ordered the hood that goes with it from another company and it fits
Reply · Report · REBECCA M D on Jan 19, 2016
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do you sell a neck cover for the shires stormcheeta blanket?
A shopper on Nov 6, 2014
Best Answer: Unfortunately we do not have the neck cover available for that blanket.We do have item#E010490 Shires Stormcheeta Combo Blanket 400g with a 2000 denier that may interest you.
Reply · Report · Stacy MStaff on Nov 14, 2014
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