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Answered 2011-09-13 13:45:27

Well obviously winter, unless you have the really hot days. But it depends on where you get your good weather and bad weather, if its quite cool and its the middle of July and your horse is just standing in the stable, you can't just leave it with no rug on, so just a thin sheet would be just fine but when its raining and still, it could be summer and your turning your horse out, it would probably need an outdoor rug, especially if its cold.

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