Fairfax Race Exercise Girth


Discipline: Racing

Elasticated or Non-Elasticated

Based on a design developed to improve the performance of British Olympic horses and called “Team GBR’s Secret Weapon” by Horse & Hound magazine, this girth is anatomically shaped to significantly reduce pressure on the muscles behind the elbow, allowing greater freedom of movement.

Particularly good for girthy horses or those with ulcer management issues.

  • Lined with pressure absorbing Prolite®
  • Made from high performance easy care material with a sweat wicking non-slip lining
  • Developed for Team GB at London 2012.
Care & Use


  • Wipe off sweat with water 
  • after use 
  • Use a mild detergent if it’s really dirty 
  • Pay attention to the side that touches the horse’s skin 
  • Dunk the girth in a bucket of water if it’s filthy 
  • Hang to dry naturally away from external heat sources 


  • Let mud and sweat accumulate on the girth - it will cause damage
  • Use leather cleaner, dubbin or saddle soap 
  • Dry near a radiator, Aga or hot pipes

Introducing the Fairfax Race Exercise Girth

The Fairfax Race Exercise Girth is shaped to relieve pressure on key zones and is proven to improve stride length and power.

Trainer magazine feature

Read about research into race exercise girths in Trainer Magazine

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