Nikwax Rug Proof

Nikwax Rug Proof

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Wash-in waterproofing for all horse rugs 
Adds water-repellency and revives breathability

Benefits of using this product

Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability of horse rugs 
Resists water absorption due to flex & abrasion damage 
Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather 
Maintains insulation, keeping your horse warm 
Treatment will reduce the growth of mildew in the rug 
Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine or applied by hand, no tumble drying required 
Will not affect cosmetic appearance 
WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous 
Does not contain fluorocarbons 

Ideal for

All horse rugs and blankets with breathable linings 
Recommended for use on Rambo Rugs

How to apply

Always ensure the item has been cleaned first with Nikwax Rug Wash 
Apply Nikwax Rug Proof in a hand wash either by sponge or by soaking or a more effective and thorough method is to apply this product in the washing machine on a synthetic wash cycle 
Ensure even distribution of the active ingredients penetrating throughout the fabric. 
Select a warm wash cycle 
Drip-dry or if care label allows, tumble dry on a low setting 


Always remove traces of detergent from the dispenser before treating 
Select a warm wash cycle but always check the garment care label first and follow the instructions. Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows. 

Volume guide

To proof in a washing machine, use a half bottle (500 ml) for 1 rug. Treat 1 rug per load. 
To proof by hand, use a half bottle (500 ml) for 1 rug with 1.5 litres of hand-hot water.

When to use this product 

Always apply this product to new or used horse rugs to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Rug Wash before applying Nikwax Rug Proof (you don’t have to wait for items to dry between cleaning and proofing).