Standardised guidance for fitting and usage is required given the concerning risk of headcollar-related injuries for both horses and handlers.
Industry standards are needed urgently for the fit and use of headcollar and headcollar safety devices, according to a new research study, which found a considerable variation in the force at which safety headcollars and safety devices opened, and conventional headcollars failed when tested.
The study, titled, 'Opening forces or failure of commercially available equine headcollars and . . .