Equitie is a simple to use horse tether which is attached between your lead rope and securing ring. Made from strong rubber Equitie provides a deliberate breaking point should your horse panic.
Great for use around the yard, inside a stable or horsebox. Equitie also features a plastic clip making it quick and easy to move.
- For the stable/yard/horsebox
- Flexible, allows give
- Weather resistant
- Leave outdoors all year round
- Made in the UK
Please Note: Equitie is designed to break and may not be suitable for every horse.
Dimensions: 55cm Length
Colours: Black, Lilac, Pink, Blue
Q. Why do I need an Equitie?
A. For safety reasons, it is advisable to always tether horses with a deliberate breaking point between the horse and its securing ring. However, finding a breakpoint that is certain to give way in an emergency is not easy. A loop of bailer twine is most commonly used, but can be extremely unreliable.
Q. How does Equitie work?
A. Equitie is made from a weather resistant rubber cord with a plastic closure. If your horse does startle and pull back the Equitie rubber will stretch and on reaching its maximum will softly snap at the point where the cord fixes into the plastic closure, freeing your leadrope. You may have enough length of cord to shorten the Equitie and continue using.
Q. Can Equitie be used inside my horsebox?
A. Yes, your Equitie can be used in a horsebox or trailer.
Q. How long will my Equitie last?
A. Start by using the Equitie as long as possible, if the Equitie breaks you may have enough cord left to shorten and carry on using.
Q. Is there anywhere I can't use my Equitie?
A. Your Equitie can be used just about anywhere, but be aware of tying up to anything sharp or where your horse can reach for grass, as this may cause Equitie to stretch and break.
Q. My horse pulled back and my Equitie has snapped, is this supposed to happen?
A. Yes, if your horse pulls back with any sort of force, the Equitie will break. It is designed to break before other equipment (ie headcollar, leadrope).
Q. Can I buy replacement rubber cords for my Equitie?
A. No sorry, but we do offer Equitie multi-packs (containing 5 Equities).
Q. I have a very fidgety pony and I am finding that the Equitie is breaking too easily. I don't want to go back to using bailer twine, what should I do?
A. Equitie was originally designed for use with a good horse, which may occasionally startle. Equitie would break and then be replaced. If this is happening too often, Equitie may not be suitable for your horse. You may find V-tie more appropriate. This tether has a higher strength and is re-useable.