HORSE WEIGH

Our horse weighing equipment is the same equipment used at the Olympics in equine disciplines and is the choice product of Her Majesty the Queen for all of her
horses. It is important to understand what your horses weight is as it fluctuates in and out of competition season and with changes in your feeding regime. This
can affect energy levels, muscular development and ultimately how your horse performs for you.

HORSE WEIGH

KEY POINTS

  • It is non-invasive and user friendly
  • It provides instant data on secure network
  • A complete scan history is stored and easily retrievable
  • It provides a quick, accurate weight record
  • Guaranteed to +/- 1%
  • It is a quiet weighing and scanning environment
  • Horses do not need to stand still

HORSE WEIGH

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

WHY DO I NEED TO WEIGH MY HORSE?
HOW DO I INTRODUCE A HORSE TO THE WEIGH MACHINE?
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO WEIGH A HORSE?
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WEIGH MY HORSE?
WHY DO I NEED TO WEIGH MY HORSE?

Determining what a horse weighs is the foundation of a logical feeding and management program. In addition to helping calculate daily intake requirements for hay and grain, accurate assessment of each horse’s weight is necessary for the proper dosage of dewormers and other medications. In mature horses, keeping track of weight losses can help identify health problems related to teeth (which become worn and need periodic floating ) or decreased digestive capability, either due to increasing age or disease.

It is also important to understand what your horses weight is as it fluctuates in and out of competition season and with changes in your feeding regime. This can affect energy levels, muscular development and ultimately how your horse performs for you.

HOW DO I INTRODUCE A HORSE TO THE WEIGH MACHINE?

Introducing a horse to the weigh machine is generally very simple. The green rubber floor together with a design that reduces sounds creates an inviting and friendly environment for the horses. Most horses will walk onto the weigh machine without any problems and if they don’t, we will allow them the time they require to walk on relaxed.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO WEIGH A HORSE?

Our machine is designed to weigh a horse within a few seconds. All for the comfort of the horse.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WEIGH MY HORSE?

We recommend to weigh your horse regularly. Whenever a change is made to the horses diet, exercise or environment, we recommend to weigh your horse at time of change and then again in a months’ time. This is to ensure they are keeping a steady weight gain, weight decrease or maintain their weight according to what your goal is. Should there be an unintended weight gain or loss, we can catch this at early stages and find out the cause before any problems occur.