Your rugs are washed to the manufacturers recommended instructions in large commercial washing machines that have been programmed to give the best results on all types of horse rug, even heavily soiled items.All rugs are washed using “Nikwax”, the leading, professional washing and proofing liquid. “Nikwax” safely revitalises insulation and water repellency. If a breathable waterproof rug loses its water repellency, it will suffer a severe reduction in its ability to breathe. This will lead to a build up of condensation on the inside of the rug so the horse will become clammy, cold and uncomfortable.

If it is required, we can re-proof your turnout rugs to make sure your horse remains dry and comfortable. See our Rug Re-Proofing page for more information. The frequency of re-proofing depends on the age of the rug; a re-proofing treatment should last for a season and manufacturers recommend it be done each year.

All rugs are then air dried either outside or over our heated rug airers to ensure the rug keeps its natural shape and no shrinking occurs. Once the rugs are dry they are carefully folded, wrapped up and returned back to you as good as new!

From heavy weight turnouts to fly rugs and summer sheets…
however big or small your horse rug is we can wash and re-proof it.

Benefits of using this product

  • It prolongs the life of horse rugs and optimises performance
  • It maintains breathability
  • It maintains original water-repellency
  • It’s easy to apply – can be used in a domestic or commerical washing machine
  • Suitable for use on all rugs -, including those with breathable membranes
  • It lifts out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes
  • Unlike detergents, it does not leave behind water attractive residues which encourage ‘wetting-out’
  • It will remove detergent residues left behind by previous washes
  • WaterBased – environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons
Horse wear type Wash Wash & Re-proof
Turnout Rug £10.00 £15.50

Turnout Rug Combo/Neck £12.00 £18.00

Stable/under rug/ Thermatex £10.00 n/a

Stable/under rug Combo/Neck £12.00 n/a

Cooler / Summer Sheet £7.50 n/a

Fleece £6.50 n/a

Fly Rug £7.50 n/a

Numnahs £3.00 n/a

Travel boots (set of 4) £5.00 n/a

Brushing boots (set of 4) £3.50 n/a

Lycra hoods/anti rub bibs etc Depending on quanitty

De-Hairing rugs £4.50 n/a

Tips on caring for your horse’s rug

We believe that while a horse rug can be an expensive part of your equestrian kit, it is also worth bearing in mind its life expectancy, so giving your rug an annual wash or wash and reproof will prolong it life a good few more years. If we receive a rug we feel has reached the end or is beyond repair we will contact you before we wash it.

Turnout Rugs

All our turnouts take a very hard battering during the winter, from extreme weather conditions like heavy rain, frosts and snow. It is a good idea to give it a good air inside and out as most rugs tend to stay damp. If stored like this all sorts of nasty bacteria can start to grow which are not good for you and your horses health.

So every spring before they get put away for the next winter it is well worth getting them washed or washed and reproofed as they will be professionally cleaned, dried and packaged ready for storage.