Measuring a horse for harness

Height at the withers__________

 

___A: Head - from corner of mouth to corner of mouth over the head


___B : Brow band - from back of ear across forehead to back of ear


___C: Nose band - length around nose (approximately 1 1/2" below cheek bone)


___D: Girth - right around the body


___E: Back - from back band to dock


___F: Over loin - from point of hip to point of hip


___G: Seat - from flank to flank


___H: Chest - from shoulder to shoulder


___I: Height - at the withers

 

Approximate Measurements of Different Sizes of Horses

A - Miniature 28" - 36"

A: 26 - 34"
B: 13"
C: 22"
D: 45 - 50"
E: 20 - 28"
F: 24 - 35 "
G: 26"
H: 25"

B - Miniature 36" - 40"

A: 32 - 38"
B: 13"
C: 22"
D: 48 - 55"
E: 28 - 34"
F: 26 - 38"
G: 30 "
H: 28"

Pony 40" - 45"

A: 32 - 40 "
B: 14"
C: 23 "
D: 53 - 64 "
E: 28 - 35 "
F: 37 - 46 "
G: 35 "
H: 30 "

Med. Pony 46" - 50"

A: 36 - 42"
B: 15 "
C: 24 "
D: 60 - 70 "
E: 30 - 38 "
F: 40 - 48 "
G: 38 "
H: 32 "

Horse 800 - 1200 lbs

A: 38 - 47"
B: 17"
C: 24"
D: 66 - 74"
E: 33 - 41"
F: 48 - 56"
G: 46"

Light Draft 1000 - 1400 lbs

A: 42 - 50"
B: 18"
C: 25"
D: 68 - 78"
E: 34 - 42"
F: 59 - 65"
G: 50"

Draft 1300 - 2000 lbs

A: 48 - 60"
B: 18"
C: 26"
D: 76 - 94"
E: 35 - 44"
F: 62 - 70"
G: 52"

Heavy Draft 1600lbs+

A: 48 - 60"
B: 19"
C: 26"
D: 86 - 98"
E: 35 - 44"
F: 69 - 79"
G: 56"