Matches the BR sweet itch rug, article 375001. This hood protects from mosquito stings on the horse head. This means there will be less change on the arising of sweet itch. The hood has to be worn 24-hours a day except during riding. Next to the protection from insects the rug also protects from sunshine. The rug provides a perfect fit, because of the elastic parts, and gives full freedom of movement. Material: 69% polyamide/ 21% polyester/ 10% Lycra, machine washable at 30º C.