Blanket Fraud?

All blankets are not created equal. This is especially true for blanket manufacturing company Rose America Corp., which discovered blankets they didn’t make were being sold in packages bearing a photo copied directly from Rose America packaging.

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All blankets are not created equal. This is especially true for blanket manufacturing company Rose America Corp., which discovered blankets they didn’t make were being sold in packages bearing a photo copied directly from Rose America packaging.


Rose America has manufactured the BMB Pan Am Blanket (shown) since 1984. “Our customers know we are here for them if a problem arises,” said Tom Hanna, vice president of Rose America.


“When they discover these blankets don’t fit they re-turned them to us, believing they’ve bought a BMB. It’s our sad duty to inform them they’ve been sold a knock-off.”


Rose America entered in-to an agreement with Partrade Trading Corp. and Eastwest International Enterprises under which Partrade and Eastwest agreed that they and their affiliates will no longer manufacture, import, distribute, or sell any horse blanket with the same stitching and vinyl reinforcement design of the BMB Pan Am Blanket. The companies agreed to remove any existing inventory of the look-alikes from the U.S. market

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Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director, grew up riding and caring for her family’s horses in Central Virginia and received a B.A. in journalism and equestrian studies from Averett University. She joined The Horse in 1999 and has led the editorial team since 2010. A 4-H and Pony Club graduate, she enjoys dressage, eventing, and trail riding with her former graded-stakes-winning Thoroughbred gelding, It Happened Again (“Happy”). Stephanie and Happy are based in Lexington, Kentucky.

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