Rex Breed Standard


Ring Size E Points 

 1) Fur 40 

2) Type 20 

3) Colour and/or Markings 40 

Total 100 

 

1. Fur - To be approximately 1.27cm (1/2in) in length. Fine silky texture free 

from harshness and woolliness, intensely dense, smooth and level over the 

whole body, of a lustrous sheen, firm and plush like character, devoid of 

projecting guard hairs. 

2. Type - Well proportioned and graceful carriage, the body sloping gently up to 

well rounded quarters set on strong hind legs, medium bone. Head bold and 

broad, ears erect and to be in proportion to body, dewlap should not be 

excessive, eyes and toenails should preferably match the body colour. 

3. Colour and/or markings - As below. 

Weight - The ideal weight for a standard Rex to be 2.72- 3.62kg (6-8lb). 

There is no weight disqualification for any age Standard Rex rabbit. 

 

FAULTS - Narrow wedge head, drooping ears, bare pads (patches on feet 

being devoid of fur, but skin unbroken), thin or curly triangle, white hairs on 

coloured coats (not to be confused with ticking on ticked varieties), lack of 

density, harsh, wavy, woolly or curly coats, adults over or under weight. Black 

hairs in blues and lilacs. For additional faults see individual standards. 

 

DISQUALIFICATIONS - Ill health, putty nose, white patches, crooked legs, 

excessive dewlap, sore pads (where skin is broken or scabbed), specked, wall 

or odd coloured eyes



Mini Rex Breed Standard

 

Ring Size B Points 

1) Fur 40 

2) Type 20 

 3) Colour and/or Markings 40 

 Total 100 

 

The Mini Rex Rabbit is intended to be a standard Rex Rabbit in every way 

possible except in size. It should be judged to the general standard of the Rex 

in all its various colours with the exception of size, which shall be 

approximately half that of the Standard Rex. 

 

1. Fur - To be approximately 1.27cm (1/2in) length. Fine silky texture, free from 

harshness and woolliness, intensely dense, smooth and level over the whole 

body, of a lustrous sheen, firm and plush-like character and devoid of 

projecting guard hairs. 

2. Type - Well proportioned and graceful carriage with the body sloping gently 

up to well rounded quarters, set on strong hind legs. Medium bone. Head bold 

and broad, ears erect and to be in proportion to the body, dewlap should not be 

excessive, eyes and toenails should preferably match body colour. 

3. Colour and/or markings - As for Standard Rex 


Weight: Adults to weigh between 1.700-2.041kg (3.3/4- 4.1/2lb) 

Under 5 months to weigh up to 1.700kg (3.3/4lb) 

 

FAULTS: As for Standard Rex. 

 

DISQUALIFICATIONS: As for Standard Rex, weights outside the limits 

above and any rabbit with Netherland Dwarf features. 



Himalayan Rex Colour Standard

 



COLOUR AND MARKINGS:



Points to be dark seal. Body colour pure white. Nose 

marking to go well up between eyes into whisker beds and to be large and egg 

shaped. Ears, dense colour to roots. Front feet markings well up legs and down 

to toes. Hind foot markings well up hocks and down to toes and tail dense to 

roots.



 

FAULTS: 


Creamy or yellow tinge in body colour, eye stains. 




OTHER COLOUR POINTS RECOGNISED


Blue or Chocolate. 




COLOUR NOT RECOGNISED


Marten type points in all colours.