Saddle - Training, Phar Lap, 1930s Reg. No: HT 12376
- Pale leather saddle worn by Phar Lap during training and trackwork. It was retained by family of his trainer Harry Telford family, and was amongst a number of items donated to the museum by them in the 1990s.
- Pale leather training saddle made of padded leather, reinforced with a double layer beneath the saddle flap. Saddle features two leather straps on either side of the saddle strap, and no stirrup irons.
- Acquisition Information:
- Tax Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Dimensions:||40.0 cm (Height), 26.0 cm (Width), 57.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, horse racing, saddlery, horses, sport, racing industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||horse equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Label attached beneath the skirt: MAKER OF ALL RACING AND HUNTING REQUISITES/ ALEX MORRISON/ Saddler/ MELBOURNE|
|Manufacturer:||Alex Morrison, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1932|
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