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Best ways to introduce the Greenguard Grazing Muzzle to your horse

Best ways to introduce the Greenguard Grazing Muzzle to your horse

Whether your horse has used a traditional grazing muzzle in the past or has never worn one before, it is always a good idea to take some time to introduce your horse to a new type of muzzle. The quicker the adjustment, the less likely you will have issues such as the horse trying to remove the muzzle. All the more reason to take just a few extra steps to ensure a successful adjustment. Note: Horses who have used a traditional grazing muzzle previously actually have to re-learn how to use the Greenguard muzzle. Whereas traditional muzzles have a hole...

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Rubbing isues: the most common culprits

Rubbing isues: the most common culprits

Most common reasons for rubbing: The muzzle is too small for your horse. These muzzles should fit MUCH larger than a traditional muzzle. Size is based on bit size not head size. Check out our muzzle Sizing page for how to choose the right size. And make sure to read our Fitting page with the most current updated instructions. The muzzle is turned the wrong way. For correct fit, the "greenguard" logo should face the front. This orientation puts the wider side of the muzzle front to back so that there is enough room for the chin. Note that the...

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Help, my horse is a Houdini!

Help, my horse is a Houdini!

Do you have a houdini horse on your hands? We have created a list of some tricks to foil even the most experienced escape artists. Just remember that each houdini horse is unique so what works for one may be different than what works for another. You may have to try one or more of these tips before finding the right combination for your horse.  Tips for houdinis who escape out the corner of the muzzle   This houdini has pushed his nose out of the corner of the muzzle Corner attachments: Use something like zip ties or baling twine to attach the muzzle...

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Watching horses adjust to their Greenguard Grazing Muzzle

Introducing the Muzzle testimonials

Watching horses adjust to their Greenguard Grazing Muzzle

Whenever we get the chance to try our muzzles on a new horse, it's interesting to see the different way they react to the experience.  Today, we were taking pictures of two horses in a Greenguard Grazing Muzzle. These two horses reacted very differently, leading us to think about how individual each horse is, and how great it is that the Greenguard Grazing Muzzle can be adjusted to accommodate each of them.  The first horse of the day was Chex, a 10-year old quarter horse gelding. Chex is an easy-going guy, out on pasture 24-7. We slipped a halter with...

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Automatic Waterers and Your Greenguard Muzzle

Automatic Waterers and Your Greenguard Muzzle

Summer is ending and winter is around the corner! An automatic waterer can help make your winter chores easier—no more thawing hoses, lugging water, or chipping ice. But before you install that waterer, ask if it will also make your life easier in the other three seasons, when your horses are wearing their Greenguard muzzles! We have gotten some questions about which waterers are compatible with Greenguard muzzles, and we are thrilled that our customers love their muzzles so much that they are planning a big investment around them. To help you out, here’s an alphabetical list of auto waterers...

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