ASTM F2842 - 11

    Standard Specification for Reins Used in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing

    Active Standard ASTM F2842 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.55

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 The specification describes minimum performance criteria and describes test methods for reins for use in thoroughbred and quarter horse racing activities.

    1.2 Except where noted, the values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D6775 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Webbing, Tape and Braided Material

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines

    E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing

    Other Standards

    SAEJ211 Recommended Practice for Instrumentation for Impact Tests - Requirements for Channel Class 1000


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F2842-11

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