The Shoulder Guard, is designed to optimize freedom of movement, as well as minimizing the rubbing/chafing effect of Blankets. Made with the revolutionary Welltex™ ceramic infused fabric to provide soothing, pain relieving far infrared therapy to help alleviate problems with stiffness and injuries to muscles & soft tissues. The Shoulder Guard is easy to apply, comfortable and has three dimension, removable padding to assist in reducing pressure around the withers/shoulder area. The Shoulder guard has removable pads across the chest, and on both side of the withers. It slips over the head and has a belly strap.