or Pony Stable Mirror £19.95
808mm by 600mm
Stable Mirror £33.95
1220mm by 808mm
Large Stable Mirror £39.95
1220mm by 1220mm
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have a dramatic effect on the well being of a stabled horse
or pony. What they have been found to achieve under scientific
which had been long term weavers 'stopped or significantly
reduced this within 24 hours' of a stable mirror being
long term study found that horses which had been weaving
for at least 2 years reduced this by 77% with stable mirrors
fitted compared to an 85% reduction where they had a companion
horse in full site within 1 metre.
also found that Horses are Happier and More Relaxed with
a stable mirror fitted, significantly improving their
welfare and quality of life.
some of the research in our Boredom and Stable Vices section
was from the point of view that as a Herd Animal a horse kept
in a stable and isolated from its natural herd would suffer
stress and boredom. The stress and boredom would cause abnormal
behaviour and the development of stable vices, or stereotypical
behaviour as it is otherwise known.
Putting a mirror
in the stable,
in a position that the horse could easily see itself, would
provide a companion and make the horse feel it had company.
This would remove the underlying stress and boredom and reduce
or cure the stable vice.
this to be the case and, as above, the results have been dramatic.
You can find out more about the studies, research and other
related issues such as diet by clicking here.
In the section on fitting
stable mirrors you will find detailed advice and instructions
on the best place to fit and how to work out the best height
to fit your horse's new mirror.
and Mirrors in Stables
Glass mirrors are very dangerous in
a stable, they can shatter and cause serious injury. For safety
mirrors need to be shatterproof.
a horse will lick or even bite at its mirror as it will when
grooming a friend. This presents two possible problems - the
first is that a glass mirror will break with obvious and immediate
dangers, the second is that a very hard surface mirror such
as steel may cause wear or chipping to a horse's teeth.
For Safety Mirrors
should be Acrylic (recommended by the scientists conducting
tests in the UK). Our mirrors are all made of Acrylic in the
EU to the highest quality standards and provide a brilliant
There are two main types of mirror available
as Stable or Horse Mirrors, Acrylic
or Stainless Steel. We
only sell Acrylic Mirrors for stable use although we continue
to review other possible options, and we do sell Safety glass
mirrors for Arena and Menage use, but Not for use in a stable.
were recommended by the scientists for safety. They are almost
identical to a glass mirror in reflective quality, are flexible,
light and easy to handle and and have a 'soft' surface. The
surface will show scratches if a horse rubs its teeth on it
or tries to bite it but the mirror will remain highly reflective
and the horse's teeth will not wear or chip on it. Light scratches
can easily be polished out using a car polish such as TCut
(as sometimes seen in public toilets), is very effective if
highly polished, although having the danger of wear or chipping
to teeth if your horse is one of the rare examples which bites
at the mirror. They are very expensive compared to Acrylic
and there is only one supplier we are aware of (see 'Compare
prices' section in the left margin).Stainless steel picks
up surface scratches from horse's teeth and cleaning - the
reflective quality deteriorates with the scratches.
Types and DIY.
We are aware of reflective plastic film mounted to a plywood
backing being used, although this does not have the reflective
qualities of either acrylic or stainless steel. We have also
heard of highly polished aliminium being used but this is
a soft metal and surface scratches remove its reflective ability
(unlike acrylic). Neither is likely to be a long term solution.
installing a Stable Mirror money well spent?
Yes - all the evidence shows it is.
Whether you fit one as a positive step to help alleviate an
existing vice, or to improve the quality of your horses life
when shut up in its stable and to help prevent stable vices
developing, we believe it is money well spent. Our customers
think so and we have set out to provide stable mirrors at
an affordable price, less than many yards charge for a week's
We offer 3 Stable Mirror sizes to suit different sizes of
horses and to keep the prices as low as possible. Why buy
a huge mirror for a pony? We also have Arena or School mirrors
which are a massive 8ft long by 4ft high, we do not believe
you will find better value. Please note that we do not normally
keep Pony size mirrors in stock, these are available within
3 days from order.
- Pony Stable
Mirror - up to 13.2hh;
- Large Stable
Mirror - 13hh up to 16hh - 4ft by 2ft 8 ins
- Extra Large
Stable Mirror - 15.2hh upwards. 4ft by 4ft
note - we only supply Pony Mirrors to special order, please
contact us for details.
You will find that our few competitors are on average 50%
to 100% more expensive and none we know of are cheaper. If
you find a Better Price online from a genuine Stable Mirror
retailer for the same size and quality (except Ebay) we will
guarantee to match or better it.
We aim to deliver
value for money to ensure that price is not a barrier to installing
a stable mirror for your horse or pony.
by 1ft 4ins
/ Large Travel
8in by 2ft
to 13.2hh or Trailer / Horsebox
by 2ft 8in
up to 16hh
we receive your order we will contact you to confirm
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We use Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded delivery for Travel Mirrors
- all others are next day insured courier delivery from a
national company and in most cases we will despatch from stock
within 24 hours of your order, except at weekends when the
earliest despatch will be Monday. In the very rare event that
we cannot despatch within 24 hours we will inform you by phone
or email to confirm the depatch date which will be within
72 hours at most.
We will always
try and minimise delivery costs and can combine deliveries
to one address. Please see below the prices for delivery prices.
We can also arrange specified time deliveries for weekday
mornings or a Saturday morning but these do carry a surcharge
from our delivery company. If you would like this please call
to arrange and get a price.
we use a National Next Day Courier Company for deliveries
mirrors which costs £9.95 as a basic shipping cost,
UK mainland only.
price we can deliver, to the same address, 3 of the Pony Stable
Mirrors or 2 of the larger Stable Mirrors. So why not combine
an order with a friend and save on delivery costs ?
Stable Mirrors from just £33.95
(large size 1220 mm by 808mm) Travelling
Mirrors from just £12.95 (400 mm by 600mm
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fit a stable mirror for your horse ?
Mirrors have a dramatic effect on the well being of a stabled
horse or pony
- reducing or curing stable vices and horses are happier and
more relaxed read
Mirror - for Trailers and Horseboxes
which are bad or nervous travellers or which have to spend time
in a trailer or box at an event will often become more relaxed
and calm with a travelling mirror fitted. Their own reflection
appears as a companion and can have a calming effect.
Stable Mirrors cure stable vices ? Read
what our customers say ..... click
Mirrors or horse mirrors as some call them are fitted
inside the horse's stable. Our mirrors are currently being
used in further research on reducing stress during horse transport
and also with stallions.
will publish the outcomes of this research in the coming months.