How to measure…

How to measure …

Product sizes and measurements explained to help you choose the right size product.

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Belt length measurement is taken from the end of the leather, to the middle hole.


Hardware sizes are intended to indicate the maximum strap size to be used. As a general rule, measurements are taken from inside-edge to inside-edge, on the side the strap would pass through. For the examples shown, you would use strapping that is a maximum of ¾  inch (19mm) wide.


Measurements are taken from the inside of the longest side of the keeper.


Measurements are taken from the inside, where the strap would lie across.


Measurement taken from inside-edge
to inside-edge.


Measurement refers to inner diameter. 


Measurement taken from the flat side, inside-edge to inside-edge. 

Breeching Staples

Measurement taken from inside-shoulder to inside-shoulder. Note: even if this measurement is the same between different  types of staples, the hole-centre to hole-centre length or total length may be different.

Snap Hooks

The measurement is taken from the inside of the eyelet at it’s widest point (where the webbing or leather strip will pass through). In this example, 3/4” (19mm) webbing will be used.

Stirrup Irons

  • A – Top (widest point) 
  • B – Eye (widest point)
  • C – Tread width (inside post to inside post
    – widest point on oxbows)

Saddle Measurements

Find out how to understand Toowoomba Saddlery saddle measurements here ►

If there are other product measurements you’d like to see on this page please contact us.

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