How to Adjust Horse Blanket Surcingles for the Right Fit

Updated September 11, 2023

Surcingles help keep the blanket securely in place on the horse. The surcingle straps cross underneath the horse's belly, and it's important to ensure they are set to the appropriate length. In this video, SmartPaker Emily explains how to make sure the surcingles aren’t too tight or too loose on your horse blankets.

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