Bucas Panel Prize cooler: ‘a lovely all-round travel rug’ 10/10

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  • Bucas Panel Prize cooler


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    Welcome to our group test of travel rugs and cooler rugs. All of the rugs in this group test have been put through their paces by five-star event rider Jo Rimmer. Find out what she thought below.

    Official description

    The Bucas Panel Prize cooler is a high performance, lightweight, multipurpose rug. Ideal to use as a sweat, travel, competition and lightweight stable rug. The Panel Prize cooler has a removable panel that can be embroidered for use at prize-givings.
    Colours: navy or black
    Sizes: 5-7ft

    View at viovet.co.uk

    First impressions

    I thought this rug looked really smart and well made. I loved the style and the thickness of the rug was just perfect.

    Overview of performance

    This rug performed excellently. It fitted well and the fastenings were sturdy and easy to use. It was really breathable — ideal for a travel rug — and the material was good quality overall.

    Jo’s likes and dislikes

    It was a lovely all-round rug, but I particularly liked the shoulder darts. I can’t think of a way to improve it.


    *BEST IN TEST & BEST VALUE* I would recommend this to anyone who is travelling their horse.

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