Mayatex Ranger 2000 Western Saddle Covering Woven mixed wool fibers on a strong polyester cover. Functions a "whipped" end that covers the warp knots rather than a rolled hem. Device washable in chilly water. Dimension: 30" W x 60" L Products: 85% acrylic wool and 15% polyester Below are a few suggestions to aid you extend using a wool blanket: Beat and comb the blanket - every couple of days, just put the blanket against a door, pipe, fencing, and so on. After that utilize a soft to tool stiff equine brush (not a metal curry comb), and comb the hair and dander from the blanket. This will not take even more than 5 minutes of your time. Laundry the blanket - every 60 to 90 days, wash the blanket in a tub of chilly water. For finest results, place your blanket in a tub of water and let it soak for a least an hour. As finest you can "wring" the blanket in the water, after that "wring" it out of the water. Hang the blanket over a rail - (like the leading rail of a fencing), and with a soft to tool brush, lightly comb the blanket on both sides. Allow the blanket air dry completely, after that put it against a door or fencing till it feels as soft as an all new one. KEEP IN MIND: It is finest not to utilize soap when cleaning wool blankets. The blanket will preserve a lot of the soap (even soaps made especially for wool). When the blanket comes to be wet with sweat, the residual soap may permeate throughout the really permeable wool, and irritate a steed's back. After a few washings, the shade will naturally begin to discolor. This has no bearing on the usefulness of the blanket in offering its real function. You may find that you prefer an older, faded, soft blanket alongside your equine's back. The concept is to secure your equine's back and keep them comfy.