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Kensington Protective Neck Rug

Kensington Protective Products
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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Why We Love This

Give your horse full neck protection from the flies with the Kensington Protective Neck Rug!

Favorite Features

  • Protection to up to 78% of UV rays in addition to biting insects
  • Lined with 70 denier nylon to prevent rubbing
  • Attaches easily to the Kensington Protective Sheet using just three elastic straps

Sizing It Up

Sizing corresponds to blanket size:

Small- 60-70
Medium- 72-76
Large- 78-82
X-Large- 84+

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    Kensington Protective Neck Rug is rated 3.8333 out of 5 by 18.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice if you need it I got this with the matching fly sheet. It fit well, looked great, and I'm sure it is just as durable as the sheet. However, I decided that my horses didn't really need a neck cover, so I did return it, with SmartPak's most excellent return policy. All good, just not needed, so I can't really comment on whether it rubs, or any other issues.
    Date published: 2014-03-20
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from good quality I purchased this for the quality, warranty. It totally didn't fit my large pony I tried small, medium. Its a new fly sheet just to big around the sshoulders.
    Date published: 2014-03-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from neck cover Nice coverage, so far it had held up. Bought on sale, so great price.
    Date published: 2013-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! My mare had hives all over so I started using a fly sheet to help. I bought this neck to help keep her from getting hives again. She hates it just resting on her neck but once it is fastened she has no issue. Have had no issues with her getting it off. Was worried when I opened that it would be too big, but it fit perfectly! :)
    Date published: 2013-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stays on These connect securely to blanket and stay in place even with horses rubbing and rolling. Horses love these fly covers. Can put on right after bathing, no need to wait for horse to dry.
    Date published: 2013-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kensington Protective Neck Rug Another great Kensington product! Wears like iron and holds up extremely well on Garnele whose very hard on all of her blankets and covers. Very effective in not only keeping the flies from biting her everywhere on her neck but protects her from midges (no -seeums) as well. Her skin is very sensitive to the saliva from the midge bites and she suffers from sweet-itch caused by those nasty midges. Now with the neck rug to go with her Kensington fly sheet she's covered and itch free! Great relief for both of us! Now all we need is a belly guard from Kensington and we're set!
    Date published: 2012-09-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! Great quality and doesn't slip. My horse can get out of everything and this sticks to him like glue.
    Date published: 2012-08-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from good coverage I initially bought this neck cover as a UV block. It does seem to run a bit small (I purchased a large for my 1150 lb 16.2 gelding). An added benefit is he was getting nip marks from fighting with his neighbors. It has held up to all the playful biting and his neck is now scab free.
    Date published: 2012-08-23
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