Harness - Horse, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 900099

Summary:
Leather strap with buckles. Possibly part of drover's horse gear. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.
Description:
Large leather strap with metal three buckles at one end and numerous holes placed at various spacings along the length. Made of a double thickness of leather.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 124.00 cm (Height), 1.00 cm (Width), 6.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: working life, animal husbandry, livestock, rural industry, rural victoria, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Stock Management at the Newmarket Saleyards, Drovers at the Newmarket Saleyards, Joe Raymer's Memories of Droving at the Newmarket Saleyards, 1940-1963, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Animal Husbandry
Tertiary Classification: horses
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987

Comments

Val Hogan Posted on 28 Feb 2011 4:03 PM
appears to be a set of hobbles - possibly used as anti-kick for milk cows [hind legs] / or knee hobbles for horse.

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