V-tie is a pull apart horse tether which can be manually released by lifting the red tab. It is also designed to pull apart when your horse pulls sharply on the tether. Simply re-close and use again.
- Suitable for the stable, yard or horsebox
- Easily moveable with hook and loop fastening
- Suitable for restless horses
Dimensions: 55cm Length
Q. Why do I need V-tie?
A. For safety reasons, it is advisable to always tether horses with a deliberate breaking or quick release point between the horse and its securing ring. V-tie has the benefit of both manual quick release and pull apart feature.
Q. How does V-tie work?
A. If your horse does startle and pull back V-tie can be manually released by lifting the red tab or is also designed to pull apart when your horse pulls sharply on the tether.
Q. Can V-tie be used inside my horsebox?
A. Yes, your V-tie can be used in a horsebox or trailer.
Q. Is there anywhere I can't use my V-tie?
A. We recommend that V-tie is only tied to a secure tie ring, be aware of tying up to objects that are not solid, such as a wooden rail.
Q. Can I leave my V-tie outdoors?
A. V-tie is best kept indoors. It can be left outdoors for dry periods, but excess rain can effect the stickiness of the hook and loop closure. If V-tie does get very wet it can be dried out quickly by placing it on or near a hot radiator - the stickiness will then return to normal.
Q. What is the significance of the red tab on my V-tie?
A. The red tab can be lifted at any time to maually release the tether. It also indicates the area where V-tie will come apart under pressure. The red tab must never be obstructed as this could stop it working correctly. Always tie your leadrope to the black part of the tether.
Q. What are the benefits of V-tie over Equitie?
A. V-tie is the stronger of the two tethers and is re-useable, which makes it more suitable for horses that are restless or jumpy when tethered. V-tie also has the advantage of manual quick release.