Please find below our recommended fitting guide and fitting tips:Ensure the Greenguard logo is facing forward with 3 slots running across the front of the horse /pony nose.Attach all 4 straps to your halter – 1 on the noseband,2 on either side and 1 at the rear. …Adjust the straps so that the muzzle sits parallel to the horse /pony grazing area. …More itemsBrand:GreenguardColours:Black, Blue, Lime, Pink, RedDimensions:20 20 6 cm
How to fit a GREENGUARD grazing muzzle?
The muzzle’s grazing surface should be parallel to your horse’s teeth. Rule of thumb:the strap behind the chin is almost always going to be shorter than the strap from the noseband. Kara gives you an in-depth look at getting the best possible angle for your equine’s comfort and ease of grazing. How to Fit a GreenGuard Grazing Muzzle 1.
How do you attach a grazing muzzle to a horse?
Use baling twine to attach the corners of the muzzle to the headcollar to help prevent your horse getting the muzzle off. It’s recommended that you introduce your horse to the Greenguard grazing muzzle gradually, bulding up the wear time slowly.
How do I adjust the angle of the muzzle?
Many of the issues we see with the GreenGuard Grazing Muzzle can be corrected by adjusting the angle of the muzzle by lengthening and shortening the muzzle straps. The muzzle’s grazing surface should be parallel to your horse’s teeth. Rule of thumb:the strap behind the chin is almost always going to be shorter than the strap from the noseband.
What is the most comfortable grazing muzzle?
The GreenGuard Grazing Muzzle is truly the most comfortable grazing muzzle on the market. It limits grass intake as much as a traditional basket muzzle, but is more comfortable, lighter, and cooler with a patented open design that allows for unrestricted breathing and drinking. Features of this revolutionary grazing muzzle includes:
What is a greenguard muzzle?
The Greenguard muzzle is unique in design, allowing unrestricted breathing and drinking while enabling a little and often grazing habit. It is easy to attach and is highly durable, as well as UV resistant. It is made from safe, pliable food-grade material.
Why does my muzzle warp?
Tight straps or insufficient space at the bottom of the muzzle makes grazing difficult and can cause rubbing and/or the muzzle to warp or break.
How to attach a head collar to a noseband?
If using your own headcollar, attach the plastic strap to the noseband of the headcollar by looping it over and pushing the toggle back through the slot (follow the drawing in the booklet provided with the muzzle)
How to secure a horse’s muzzle?
Once properly fitted, cut any excess length from the straps and use tape to secure the muzzle to prevent catching and to stop "helpful" horses from unbuckling them!
Can you use a Greenguard muzzle with a headcollar?
It can be attached to a Greenguard headcollar, or to a normal headcollar with the plastic strap provided. We would recommend using either a Greenguard headcollar or a breakaway headcollar with the Greenguard muzzle for additional safety.
Does the Greenguard muzzle help with grazing?
Unlike some other grazing muzzles, the Greenguard will help to keep your horse comfortable without sweating, keeping your horse comfortable and preventing rubs to the muzzle. Buy the Greenguard grazing muzzle here!
What is the best muzzle for grazing?
The GreenGuard Grazing Muzzle is truly the most comfortable grazing muzzle on the market. It limits grass intake as much as a traditional basket muzzle, but is more comfortable, lighter, and cooler with a patented open design that allows for unrestricted breathing and drinking.
How many safety straps does a muzzle have?
Muzzle comes with 4 quality break-away safety straps to attach to your standard halter (we highly recommend using a breakaway halter for turnout
How to fit a horse’s nose?
If your horse wears it for extended time periods, check frequently for rubbing. Follow fitting instructions carefully – there should be a 1-inch gap between muzzle and horses nose.
How long does it take to receive a West Coast order?
West Coast customers typically receive their items in 4 to 5 business days.
What size bit do you need for a pony?
Sizing info: Horse size typically fits a horse that wears 5 to 6 inch bit. Pony size typically fits a pony that wears a 4 ¼ to 4 ¾ inch bit. Mini size typically fits a very small pony or donkey that wears a 3 ½ to 4 inch bit. Safety Notes:
What is a greenguard muzzle?
The innovative GreenGuard Horse Grazing Muzzle is perfect for horses that need extra help reducing their food intake. The patented design of the GreenGuard grazing muzzle , with no opening in the centre, does not allow horses to graze easily through the middle of the muzzle. The design also allows for easy breathing and drinking while being worn.
How big is a pony’s muzzle?
With four straps, the muzzle is completely adjustable to the length of nose of your horse, and if they happen to break them, are easily replaced. Sizes Mini/small pony (3.5 inch), pony/small cob (4 inch) and horse/large horse (5 inch) – Use the bit size of your horse as a guide (not their halter size).
How many slots are there in the Greenguard logo?
Ensure the Greenguard logo is facing forward with 3 slots running across the front of the horse / pony nose.
How long should you watch a horse for muzzle?
Watch your horse / pony for 10 minutes and in this time you should see the horse/pony moving and learning how to graze with the muzzle.
What does rigid design mean on a horse?
Other key features: Rigid design means it is less likely to rub. Does not absorb water like web muzzles so reduces chance of rubbing. More even wear over time as it has multiple holes (the horse does not focus on just the one hole in the middle) Safety Information.
Can you use a greenguard muzzle on a horse?
The Greenguard grazing muzzle is not recommended for use when the grass is shorter than 2 inches in length. All grazing muzzles can potentially wear on your horse/pony teeth – we recommend checking teeth weekly and ensuring your grazing muzzle is clear from feed, sand or dirt build up.
Can a muzzle prevent founder?
PLEASE NOTE: The grazing muzzle will not prevent founder or laminitic episodes from happening. The muzzle is designed to reduce grass intake.