Weightape

WeighTape allows you to estimate the weight of your horse or pony either by: using a simple length measurement or  a formula to calculate your horse's weight.
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Weightape

Following four years of research Dodson Horrell has developed a two-sided weightape which if used correctly is the most accurate recording of horse's weight when compared to weighbridge weight.

Your WeighTape allows you to estimate the weight of your horse or pony either by: using a simple length measurement or  a formula to calculate your horse's weight.

How to use Weightape: Use the Horse side of the tape for those animals 14.2 hands high or taller or the Pony side of the tape for those shorter than 14.2 hands / position the WeighTape around your horse / the WeighTape should lie from just behind the elbows to over the lowest point of his withers / lightly tighten the WeighTape around the horse and read the weight from where the free end of the WeighTape finishes.

To use the formula: Place the WeighTape around the horse's girth and note the length in centimeters / then measure the length from the point of shoulder to the point of the buttock keeping the WeighTape against the contour of the horse's side / regular use of the WeighTape will help you keep your horse or pony at the correct weight and alert you if his weight begins to creep up / remember to keep your animal at low risk from laminitis they should be at Conditon Score 2½ to 3 which  means that you cannot see the ribs but should be able to feel them easily when you run your hand along their side.

Delivery Info

Light (usually non-food) orders under £29 are charged £2.99 postage. Heavy (typically food) orders under £29 are charged £4.49 postage.

For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail Second Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).

To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to Royal Mail 1st Class or a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.

Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.

Please note that if you are purchasing a mix of Light and Heavy items at the same time, these will be sent separately. The Heavy items being sent by Courier, the Light items by Royal Mail Second Class.

All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.

For more information, view our Delivery page.