Measuring for a rug
The right size rug is essential for safety and comfort. In a few simple steps you can find out what size rug will fit your horse the best
How to work out what size rug will fit your horse
STEP 4: Measure the length of the string — this measurement gives you the size of rug to try.
STEP 5: Once you’ve bought your rug, try it on your horse over the top of a summer sheet so it doesn’t get dirty — just in case it doesn’t fit and you need to change it.
STEP 3: Continue with your string all the way down his side and round to the point of his buttock. Tie a knot in the string to mark how long your horse is.
STEP 1: Take a length of string and start your measurement by holding one end of it in the middle of your horse’s chest.
STEP 2: Stretch the string around his shoulder and along his side.