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Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter
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Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter

Item # 13846
  • Recommended by equine health professionals 
  • Prevents and treats laminitis, founder and obesity
  • Controls intake of grass while allowing unlimited water intake
  • Lightweight muzzle resists rubbing and chafing
  • Discourages bad habits such as nipping and cribbing
  • Adjustable cheek and crown with breakable plastic buckle
  • Sizes:  Large horse, horse, cob, pony and mini
 
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Item Options / Availability Quantity Price
#13846
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Best Friends Grazing Muzzle

Size Circumference Depth
If you have any questions about this product or a type of fit, please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com
Mini Mini n/a n/a
Mini 20" 5.5"
Pony 22" 5.75"
Cob 24" 7"
Horse 26" 7.5"
Lrg Horse (oversize) 28" 8"
Draft 30" 8"
$59.99 $44.99
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Description:
Safe and comfortable, Best Friend Grazing Muzzles are recommended by equine health professionals to prevent, as well as treat, laminitis, founder, and obesity. The small opening in the bottom allows horses a limited amount of grass, yet unlimited water. Rather than being restricted to a non-grass environment to control intake, horses are free to exercise and socialize as part of the herd. The lightweight muzzles resist rubbing and chafing and will not rot. Best Friend Grazing Muzzles can also be used as a training tool to discourage bad habits such as nipping and cribbing . The muzzle is packaged in a free grooming bag.


Fitting Instructions:
Adjust the muzzle to the horse using the same principles as the fit of a comfortable halter. Leave approximately one-inch between the horse's mouth and the bottom of the muzzle. The "basket" of the muzzle should fit loosely for comfort and to allow the horse room to chew. You should be able to fit approximately two to three fingers sideways between the horse's face and the inside of the muzzle.


Breakaway Feature:
The plastic buckle on the headstall will hold in place under normal circumstances, yet will break away should your horse become entangled and struggle to get free. To replace, simply remove the old buckle and loop on the new buckle.


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Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter
 
4.3

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

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    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Adjustable (3)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good quality (3)
  • Good size/fit (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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4.0

Nice quality

By SeguroHuman

from Petaluma, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter:

I have a hard-to-fit horse and tried several different brands of muzzles. This one fits a bit better than the others and seems of better quality. I actually like the design of Smartpak's hard use (and quite inexpensive!) muzzle but it gapped too much at the top of the basket and I was afraid this horse would get his foot through it.

 
4.0

Most durable and stays on.

By Pony Mom

from Hebron, KY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Fit
  • Stays in Place

Cons

  • Needs Fleece

Best Uses

  • Everyday Wear
  • Founder Prevention
  • Weight Control

Comments about Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter:

It needs halter fleeces to prevent rubs.

 
2.0

Way too large

By Mrs. T.

from Athens, GA

Pros

    Cons

    • Didn't Fit
    • Too Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter:

      Ordered Horse size for my large pony -- who takes a horse size bridle and halter. Muzzle is the size of a water bucket and attached halter might be too big for a Percheron. I'm re-ordering in pony size and keeping my fingers crossed.

       
      4.0

      It works but you need a couple of tricks

      By Allicat

      from Michiana

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Easy to clean
      • Easy to use
      • Extra Breakaway Clip
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Can come off

      Best Uses

      • Weight management

      Comments about Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter:

      This item works perfectly if you put a fly mask over it fairly tightly. Otherwise, it's too easy to just rub it off. It took my mare about two minutes to figure out how to use it, and would have taken probably only 30 seconds if she hadn't been distracted by nearby horses. It also fits in the automatic waterers we have in the field, although just barely (my mare wears a size medium--or "horse" size). A larger horse might need a trough if they can't get their nose in the waterer with the muzzle on.

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      4.0

      Great quality and fit

      By Fjordowner

      from Indiana

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Does it's job well
      • Good Fit
      • High Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzle Complete with Adjustable Halter:

          I got this in a large horse size and it looked enormous but it is very adjustable and fits my horse great. He rubbed it off a few times but after readjusting it he has kept it on. Does not rub his cheeks too much which is a major plus.

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          • Q:

            What is the size of the grazing hole on the mini muzzle? My mini currently has a muzzle but the grazing hole is about 1 inch in diameter and she still gets too much grass.
            Asked on 3/14/2015 by Emily

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              A:

              The mini muzzle has a 1" opening for grazing.

              Answered on 3/16/2015 by Schneiders Saddlery Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
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          Best Friends Grazing Muzzle

          Size Circumference Depth
          If you have any questions about this product or a type of fit, please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com
          Mini Mini n/a n/a
          Mini 20" 5.5"
          Pony 22" 5.75"
          Cob 24" 7"
          Horse 26" 7.5"
          Lrg Horse (oversize) 28" 8"
          Draft 30" 8"

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