With a horse halter
is your horse easier to handle. You can lead your horse simply by hand. You can make the choice to lead your horse in combination with a lead rope
or attaching your horse during a grooming session is perfectly possible with a halter.
The right choice of a halter depends on three factors: the character of the horse, for what you will use the halter and your own desires. In general, halters
are used in combination with halter ropes who by means of a snap hook, can be snapped on the halter. Lead ropes with a panic hook are especially useful for securing your horse. In emergencies, you can unclip the rope quickly. This prevents the horse from hurting.
Choose the right size and the right equipment! A halter rope is light and flexible and more suited for bitless riding and ground work. Be aware of the fact that halter ropes
have a sharp effect and should not be used lightly. Leather halters are generally more comfortable, doesn't barn but breaks when too much force is put on it. This prevents that your horse gets stuck somewhere in the pasture or in the stable. Nylon halters are slightly cheaper, have a low maintenance and are available in multiple colors.Here is a selection of leather halters, nylon halters, lead ropes and fly veils. Various sizes are available. Please pay attention to the fact that each horse is different. These sizes are given as a guide.
- Mini: foal
- Shetty: for Shetland ponies and other small ponies to 1.10 meters
- Pony: pony of 1.10 to 1.35 meters
- Cob: for ponies and horses from 1.35 to 1.60 meters
- Full: for horses from 1.60 to 1.75 meters
- X-full: for large horses and horses with very large heads
Horse halters & ropes