Measurement Charts

Which size Harness?

Here you can determin which size harness will be the best fit for your horse or pony, together with measurements of other Ideal products such as bridles, traces, reins, gloves, blankets, saddlepads, breeching e.t.c.

Harness Measurements

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  What to measure: How to measure:
A. Bridle head From corner of mouth to corner of mouth
B. Brow band From side of head to side of head
C. Nose band Circumference around the nose
D. Girth Circumference around the body
E. Crupper From back band to dock
F. Loin Over loin
G1.

G2.

Breeching Single

Breeching Pairs

From flank to flank

From the middle of backpad flap around hindquarters
to other side backpad flap

H1.

H2.

Breast Single

Breast Pairs

From shoulder to shoulder

From backpad around breast to backpad

I. Collar size Width from wither to front of neck
J. Wither height Height till wither
Sizes of single harness parts in Cm (Luxe/Classic)
  Articles Mini Shetland Pony Cob Full Normandy Shire
    Min-Max            
A Bridle head 82 – 90 86 – 98 92 – 108 100 – 118 112 – 128 130 – 142 132 – 150
B Brow band 35 37 39 46 47 48 53
C Nose band 36 – 48 42 – 54 38 – 52 49 – 63 54 – 70 68 – 87 72 – 97
D Girth 106 – 132 120 – 154 148 – 178 150 – 192 178 – 224 164 – 218 196 – 238
E Crupper 62 – 70 72 – 80 80 – 90 90 – 105 95 – 110 95 – 113 105 – 123
F Loin 85 – 93 105 – 120 112 – 124 110 – 144 124 – 155 135-170 128 – 170
G1 Breeching 95 102 110 135 140 155 170
  Breeching straps 77 90 100 118 129 120 135
H1 Breast 78 100 104 112 130 140 150

 

Sizes of pair harness parts in Cm (Luxe/Classic)
G2 Breeching 160 – 185 195 – 215 225 – 250 265 – 300 270 – 320 280 – 320 300 – 340
H2 Breast 77 110 110 125 145 150 165
  Pole straps 73 80 80 115 125 132 132

Whip measurements

Blanket measurements

 

 

Measurement instruction

The best way to measure your horse or pony for the correct size is to use the points indicated, as shown in the drawing provided.

Point A is located in the middle of the chest 
Point B is at the end of the hind quarters.

Use a tape measure to  find out which blanket size is right for your horse or pony.

 

 

Height of wither (cm) A-B in cm Back Length Rug Size
80 103 75 105
81 – 90 112 85 115
91 – 100 122 95 125
101 – 115 137 100 135
116 – 127 152 105 145
128 – 133 160 115 155
134 – 140 168 125 165
141 – 151 175 130 175
152 – 160 186 135 185
161 – 168 196 145 195
169 – 174 206 155 205
175 – 180 213 165 215
> 180 218 175 225
  Mini Shet Pony Cob Full X Full Shire
A 100    110    120    130    140    155    170   
B 61    64    70    70    78    85    85   
C 85    90    100    115    120    135    150   
D 10    11    11    12    19    21    24   

Harness accessoires

Traces

Luxe Width Total Length D-ring  – first hole (shortest) including D-ring D-ring  – last hole (longest) including D-ring
Mini 25 mm 148 113 132
Shetland 25 mm 162 134 151
Pony 32 mm 182 146 166
Cob 35 mm 209 172 192
Full 35 mm 222 185 205
Xl 35 mm 254 217 237

 

Marathon Width Total Length D-ring  – first hole (shortest) including D-ring D-ring  – last hole (longest) including D-ring
Cob 45 mm 209 cm 172 cm 192 cm
Full 45 mm 222 cm 185 cm 205 cm
Normandy 45mm 233 cm 196 cm 216 cm
Shire 45 mm 233 cm 196 cm 216 cm
Xl 45 mm 254 cm 217 cm 237 cm

 

Width of the traces:

 

 

EuroTech

WebTech

LeatherTech

Total Length

Mini

2,5 cm

2,5 cm

2,5 cm

115 cm

Shetland

2,5 cm

2,5 cm

3,2 cm

125 cm

Pony

3,2 cm

3,2 cm

3,2 cm

135 cm

Cob

3,8 cm

3,5 cm

3,5 cm

155 cm

Full

3,8 cm

3,5 cm

3,5 cm

175 cm

Normandy

3,8 cm

4,5 cm

3,5 cm

175 cm

Shire

3,8 cm

4,5 cm

4,5 cm

180 cm

 

Reins single & pairs

  Width
Length single
 
Length pairs      Length pairs

From bit piece to adjusting buckle

Mini 15 mm 368 cm 380 cm 114 cm
Shetland 19 mm 380 cm 406 cm 152 cm
Pony 19 mm 406 cm 431 cm 195 cm
Cob 19 mm 431 cm 482 cm 218 cm
Full 19 mm 457 cm 533 cm 241 cm
Normandy 22 mm 457 cm 533 cm 241 cm
Shire 22 mm 457 cm 533 cm 241 cm

 

Reins Tandem & Team

  Length
Tandem-leader
Length from bit piece to adjusting buckle on team  leaders Width
Mini / Shetland 600 cm 152 cm 19 cm
Pony / Cob 650 cm 195 cm 19 cm
Full / Normandy / Shire 750 cm 241 cm 19 cm

 

 

Fittings:

  Height Inside measurement Height
(inches)
Inside mearsurement
(inches)
Quick Release Shackle (S) 90 mm 13 mm 3,50 0,50
Quick Release Shackle (M) 125 mm 20 mm 4,92 0,80
Quick Release Shackle with wide fitting (S) 90 mm 36 mm 3,50 1,42
Quick Release Shackle with wide fitting (M) 125 mm 45 mm 4,92 1,80
Quick Release Shackle Breeching (S) 73 mm 30 mm 2,87 1,18
Trigger Hook 80 mm 27 mm 3,50 1,06
Snap Hook 67 mm 23 mm 2,64 0,91
Tandem Sprung Cockeyes 90 mm 36 mm 3,50 1,42
Trace Attachment Ring 90 mm 45 mm 3,50 1,80

 

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