Space Jellyfish Review Redux: Not For Use By Evil Geniuses
Let me begin by saying I still think the ThinLine muzzle is a great product. It's innovative, well-designed, and effective.
The designers just didn't have evil genius ponies in mind when they created it.
That said, I cannot begin to count the number of texts I have gotten from my barn manager since I started using the SpaceJellyfish TM that read somewhere along the lines of, "The jellyfish is free, " "RIP jellyfish," "I don't understand how he did this," or just a sad face emoji. Dino figured out rather quickly that he is able to step on the muzzle and pull, thereby breaking each and every zip tie (and occasionally an arm of the jellyfish or an entire halter) to free himself from restricted grazing. Zip ties are not expensive, but this situation is far from ideal.
So, we've switched back indefinitely to the Tough-1 muzzles, which seem to be a little more genius-proof, even if they're bulkier, heavier, and cause rubs.
I do still recommend the ThinLine muzzle. Just not if your horse is brilliantly diabolical.