How to Keep Those Muzzles On

Got a horse in your barn that can get out of anything you put on his head? You are not alone.

Here are a few suggestions on how to make sure that muzzle stays in place (and we bet you have more tips).

  1. Get a muzzle that fits snugly, and use fleece to cover any area that might rub and irritate your horse. Put it on as tight as you can.
  2. Add a breakable brow band and throat latch to the muzzle to help reduce “rub offs.”
  3. Thread your muzzle’s strap through a leather halter; you can even tie the top of the muzzle basket to the noseband of the halter (just put a hole in the muzzle basket and thread a piece of leather of baling twine through it). It is a lot harder to get the entire unit off, this way.

What works for you? Everyone wants to know!


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