Harness and Tack Resources

D-ring harness
Above: D-Ring Harness Illustration (see link below for large format harness illustrations).
Resource Materials
Books and DVD's
Visit our Bookstore for the most extensive collection of resources.
  • Fitting a Donkey or Mule Halter  by Leah Patton
    (why a horse halter won't fit your mule or donkey)

  • Bit Acceptance  by Sophia Sarember
    (do different bits have different tastes to your horse or mule?)

  • Jingle Bells  by Valvert Lucius Fox
    (how to apply 6 styles of sleigh bells and harness bells)

Additional Resources
D-ring harness
Above: A variation of the D-Ring Harness. Photo by Joe Mischka.
A place to spend time with others interested in draft animals, self-sufficient living,
small-scale family farming and other aspects of our rich rural heritage.
Home of the internet’s most extensive calendar listing of draft horse events
(frequently updated online)
An online listing of businesses that provide products and services to the draft animal
industry as well as small sustainable farming activities.
Teams for Sale
Find and/or list a Horse, Oxen, Mule or Donkey Team for sale.
Post items of equipment or tack you may wish to sell, trade, or buy related to farming or logging with horses, mules, donkeys, or oxen.
ox in harness
Above: Nip, the ox, goes to work in this three-pad collar and harness at Horse Progress Days.
Photo by Sam Moore

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