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
G. Breeching From flank to flank
H. Breast From shoulder to shoulder
I. Collar size Width from wither to front of neck

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

Harness accessoires

Girth
Circumference around the body

  Min- Max
Mini 106 – 132
Shetland 120 – 154
Pony 148 – 178
Cob 150 – 192
Full 178 – 224
Normandy 164 – 218
Shire 196 – 238

Bridle
From corner of mouth to corner of mouth

  Min- Max
Mini 56 – 76
Shetland 76 – 88
Pony 80 – 100
Cob 98 – 112
Full 105 – 124
X Full 106 – 130
Shire 110 – 134

Nose band ‘Luxe’

  Min- Max
Mini 36 – 48
Shetland 42 – 54
Pony 38 – 52
Cob 49 – 63
Full 54 – 70

 

Marathon Nose band

  Min- Max
Cob 49 – 63
Full 54 – 70
Normandy 59 – 80
Shire 62 – 88

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

 

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