How to use a weigh tape correctly

If you don’t have access to a weighbridge, a weigh-tape becomes an essential tool to keep in your tack box. A weigh-tape is particularly useful to monitor weight loss or gain. They are cheap to buy and used regularly will help you monitor weight gain and loss. The weigh-tape is used around the horse’s girth. The video below will help you use it accurately, use the same make of tape and keep a record of the readings.
If more than one person is using the tape, make sure you are using it in the same way, at the same time of day and in the same place each time.
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