Best Friend Deluxe Grazing Muzzle with Halter

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Best Friend® Deluxe Grazing Muzzles are recommended by equine health professionals to prevent, as well as treat, laminitis, founder, obesity, colic and other diet-related diseases. 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.  A combination grazing muzzle and breakaway halter all in one, the design utilizes a plastic side-release buckles as it's breakaway feature.  Each Deluxe muzzle comes with a spare buckle that can be easily attached in the field.   
 
To use, adjust The Best Friend®  Deluxe Grazing 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 inside of the muzzle. The Deluxe muzzle has a roomy fit to allow for chewing. You should be able to fit two to three fingers sideways between your horse's face and the muzzle. This is our most popular design because it is so easy to use and costs less than purchasing a separate breakaway halter.
 
The rubber bottom in the grazing muzzle is approx. 1/4" thick. 
 
  • Your horse is happier as a result of not being kept away from both his grass and his outdoor buddies.
  • Your horse can get the required exercise. (The average horse covers one mile per hour while grazing.)
  • Disease prevention is easier and less expensive than a visit by the vet.
  • All synthetic materials make it lightweight, rot resistant and well-ventilated.
  • Padded noseband helps resist rubbing and chafing.
  • Most durable, comfortable and safest grazing muzzle available. 
  • Recommended by John Lyon’s Perfect Horse and The Horse Journal.
  • Reduces bedding bill and stall-cleaning time.
  • You have peace of mind knowing your horse is happier and healthier.
Sizing:
 
Cob
Large ponies or small horses, such as Morgans or Arabians, 500-800 lbs, 13-14 hands
24" circumference x 7" depth
 
Horse
Average Size horses, such as Quarter Horses, 800-1100 lbs, 15-16 hands
26" circumference  x 7 1/2" depth
 
Large Horse
Warmbloods and large-faced horses, 1100-1600 lbs, 17 hands and over
28" circumference x 8" depth
 
 

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Have used this brand of grazing halter for four years. Broke a snap on current one which cannot be replaced without taking to a saddle repair shop...unfortunate because rest of halter is fine. Buy new one every year because feeding hole gets stretched.
Gwendolyn C on Aug 19, 2015
Great design with good ventilation. Holds up well to daily use during the season. Fits my horse perfectly. I am very pleased with this product!
Debra H on May 18, 2015
Need to upgrade our grazing halters.
Cynthia T on Jul 7, 2015
I have a mule that is prone to grass founder. Decided to try a muzzle instead of keeping him up in the barn lot.
Andrea B on May 11, 2015
15 hand paso size ?
A shopper on Mar 13, 2015
Best Answer: Cob
Large ponies or small horses, such as Morgans or Arabians, 500-800 lbs, 13-14 hands
24" circumference x 7" depth

Horse
Average Size horses, such as Quarter Horses, 800-1100 lbs, 15-16 hands
26" circumference x 7 1/2" depth

Large Horse
Warmbloods and large-faced horses, 1100-1600 lbs, 17 hands and over
28" circumference x 8" depth
Reply · Report · Kathryn BStaff on Mar 13, 2015
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Have had my Best Friends grazing muzzle on my 20 year old Peruvian paso for 4 days, about 4 hours at a time...seems to fit well (very adjustable)..but he just stands in pasture and looks miserable...Any suggestions? Am I expecting too much too soon?
mary m on Apr 27, 2014
Best Answer: probably ! After all, you're using it so he will graze less, yes? It's better than being cooped up in a stall. He'll still move around and if you have other horses, he has company. He'll gradually realize he can get a few blades from the little hole in the bottom, and he'll be fine. My mare looks exactly like she always has. . . .head down grazing away but it's physically impossible for her to get much grass so she's dropped the weight and is moving much better. Remember, it's YOU who might be miserable not him. He's just resting.
Reply · Report · Nancy S on Apr 27, 2014
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can a horse drink from a water trough with this on?
A shopper on Jul 3, 2015
Best Answer: Absolutely, just fine. They even think they're grazing even though the most they can get are maybe a few blades. My mare wears it willingly and it prevents her from eating too much green grass. It has been a life-saver literally for her. I've put sheepskin attachments on the side pieces to make it more comfortable. Highly recommended for the over-eater or the insulin-sensitive horses.
Reply · Report · Nancy S on Jul 3, 2015
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Will the cob size be too big for a 32 inch mini?
A shopper on Aug 25, 2015
Best Answer: I suggest measuring the circumference of the muzzle and that of the mini's nose and compare. I needed a larger size for my 13.2 Welsh pony. It rubbed him a bit because of the way he would push it to the side to reach some grass.
Reply · Report · Tomya G on Aug 25, 2015
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How do I know what size to choose? I have 16-2 Appy with EMS. Horse or Large Horse?
Linda H on Feb 18, 2014
Best Answer: First I ordered a large horse and thought it was too big so I ordered a horse--and this rubbed on him. So I switched back to the large horse. It seems too loose but too loose is better than a bit tight. He is 16.3.
Reply · Report · Kristin P on Feb 18, 2014
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does it have a break away?
A shopper on Apr 3, 2015
Best Answer: Yes it does and you should purchase the replacement buckles since local stores don't have the same style.
Reply · Report · DAVID S on Jul 19, 2015
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