(We will include some polos to soften the news that their escaping antics are over)
It's now been 7 days since my naughty pony the Cookie monster has been wearing his fence buster rug and that's 7 days he's stayed in his field! I can't tell you what a relief this is! Having previously has a healthy respect for electric fencing, when he moved to his new field which i split up to strip graze, he suddenly didn't care and limboed his way through every day! Endless fence reparations took place every day, I gave up and opened the field up. checked the perimeter, replaced clips, tape and charged the battery - but within a few hours he was out again, i was at my wits end. I have no hesitation in recommending these rugs if you have an escapologist.
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I have an irish cob Rocky who always believes the grass is greener on the other side, he doesn't care if the fence is electrified especially when rugged! Rocky lives out 24/7 so when there is less grass, I would often arrive to find him in other horse's fields or worse still roaming along the footpath. The Fence Buster was an instant success, I saw the calculated look on Rocky's face as he approached the fencing, and when he made contact i watched him leap with a total look of suprise when he tried to duck under the fence in a bid to escape. I would recommend these rugs to anyone.
I haven't bought one of these rugs however I am a livery owner of a client that has, nothing we did kept him in his paddock! It didn't matter if he had the best grass, it didn't matter if he was on his own, bought in first, or last, or out only for a few hours a day - he would break my fencing whenever he felt like it! Its only been a week but that's 7 days of not having to knock posts in or repair broken tape, so from a livery owner's point of view these rugs get a big thumbs up!
Update: It's now been 6 or 7 weeks and touch wood,,,,, he hasn't broken the fence once since this rug has been used. (A very happy, Mr T)
Barbie looking very posh in his smart new rug - such a lovely fit, really pleased, Thanks Guardian
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