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        06-16-2014, 08:23 AM
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    Foal
    I just got given a harness...

    Hi all,
    I was given this harness today & I know nothing about them.

    I was wondering if someone could tell me anything about it based on these photos? It came in this ancient old box too.









    Cheers
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        06-16-2014, 08:27 AM
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    Foal
    The bottom 2 photos are upside down, I've tried to fix them to no avail.
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        06-16-2014, 08:42 AM
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    Green Broke
    It looks like a quick hitch, the shaftes in the cart would go through those leather loops, and the reins go through the loops at the top.

    Looks like you have bridle with blinkers, not to sure about any of the other straps but assuming there would be a cropper and breastplate in there somewhere.

    Can't say anything about brand or anything like that, my limited knowledge comes from working with Stbs :)
         
        06-16-2014, 08:44 AM
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    Green Broke
    Actually looks sort of like this one a friend has
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        06-16-2014, 09:58 AM
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    Foal
    Thanks RedTree :)
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        06-16-2014, 10:43 AM
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    Foal
    You've got breeching. It's the longish strap below the harness saddle in the first picture. I see holdbacks and the hip straps
         
        06-16-2014, 10:36 PM
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    Started
    Please don't use that photo of the mini as a guide to hitch your horse. It is not hitched correctly.
         
        06-16-2014, 11:39 PM
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    Foal
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    Originally Posted by CaliforniaDreaming    
    You've got breeching. It's the longish strap below the harness saddle in the first picture. I see holdbacks and the hip straps
    Thanks for that :)

    No worries greentree, I don't even have a horse atm :) it was given to me because they were going to throw it in the bin & I said I'll take it
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        06-16-2014, 11:52 PM
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    Started
    It looks pretty nice! Clean it up and oil it, make sure it doesn't have any cracks or worn areas, especially on the traces and girth. All the pieces seem to be there! Glad you got it!

    If there is a maker's mark, it is usually a stamp on the ends of the pieces.

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        06-16-2014, 11:59 PM
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    Green Broke
    The mini may not be hitched right (I've never hitched a horse, so I wouldn't know xD) But he's awfully cute :>
         

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