How to make your Horse's Rugs last longer with Stormsure
A good turnout rug or stable blanket should last for years, so it’s worth knowing how to repair horse rugs when the inevitable damage occurs to these well-used and expensive items.
First of all, it depends on the extent of the damage done. A large rip may need professional help, however if you are patient and skilled at sewing, one method is simply to sew a waterproof patch over the damaged area. You’ll need a specialist upholstery needle and thread to cope with the tough fabric, or an industrial sewing machine. Our Repair Kit comes with a nylon fabric patch, or you may have an old rug at home that is beyond repair which can be cut up to patch up the newer one.
Spread the rug out on a large table or the floor so that it can lay completely flat and