BUCAS Bucas Buzz-Off Rain Zebra & Neck
- How to fit a Horse Rug
Bucas Buzz-Off Rain Zebra & Neck
The Buzz-Off Rain Zebra and Neck comes with a sun reflective colour that helps protect against overheating.
The Buzz-Off Rain Zebra offers the same protection from flies as the Buzz-Off Zebra but also has a waterproof and breathable upper to help protect your horse from rain showers.
Research has discovered that flies hate the Zebra stripes as they find it confusing and so steer clear of them!
Like with the Buzz-Off Full Neck Zebra, the Rain Zebra provides protection of the body and neck of the horse. The belly pad ensures that the rug is kept in place at the same time as it protects the belly of the horse.
Wash and Care:
Bucas products may be machine washed at a maximum temperature of: 30ºC / warm wash (86ºF), gentle cycle. Do not use fabric softener. Air Dry only and do not tumble dry. Use only Bucas Rug Wash for products with waterproof fabric. Household detergents may damage or destroy the waterproof coating. Do not dry clean.
Waterproof & Breathable Fabric
Bucas Turnout rugs are made with waterproof and breathable fabric. In order to retain the waterproof and breathable properties of this fabric, it is essential that the washing instructions be adhered to. Please note that water may find its way inside the rug from around the edges and stitching. In most conditions this will be very limited but during heavy rainfall a considerable amount of water may run down the neck and inside the rug.
Bucas waterproof and breathable fabrics have an additional water repellent outer finish, which protects the fabric and stops the outer fabric from absorbing water. This outer finish is subject to considerable weathering and wear and is also affected by washing. To restore the water-repellent property of the fabric, apply Bucas Rug Conditioner.
Horse Rug Size Guide:
The fit of your rug is extremely important to ensure the comfort of your horse and to prevent rubbing and rug slippage. As horses of the same height at the wither come in a variety of shapes and sizes, it is useful to take certain measurements of your horse.
Using a soft measuring tape, measure from (A) at the center point of the chest, across the point of the shoulder and to the point (B) at the center of the tail. When you have the measurement, remove 10cm (4inches) and choose your horse’s size from the size guide table. Bear in mind that every horse is different and that this table is a guide only.
Horseware® rugs come in a variety of weights. To make it easy, we’ve created this little temperature scale. It explains the weight available for each rug and is located under each product section.
A turnout rug acts as a waterproof insulator layer, helping to maintain condition in cold weather. However be aware that conditions may vary in a short time span. Always ensure your horse is comfortable at all times.
What rug suits my horse?
For a deep shouldered horse with a deep neck and wide build you would need the XL cut, which is 20% deeper in the neck and sides to give them room, or you could choose the Optimo style rugs which have the ultimate freedom of movement.
For a deep shouldered, narrow horse you would be advised to have a Surefit design with V-Front closure.
For an average build of horse, go with a classic neck cut or if you prefer to give them more comfort again, a V-Front fit would suit.
For high withered narrow horses a Wug® helps to reduce the wither pressure. For very narrow or young horses the Wug® or All-In-One design rugs are good choices to help fit their shape and prevent the rugs from slipping.
Customs Charges and Import Duties
If you place an order with us and you are outside the EU, you may be liable to pay VAT and import duties.
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If you are not completely satisfied for any reason with the products you received, you have 30 days to return your item(s) from the date of delivery for a full refund.
Each item(s) you return needs to be new, unused and in its original packaging. Please note that we do not cover the return shipping costs unless the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.)
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