Stitch n Hitch Logo #1 Farm Harness

Our No. 1 Farm Harness is designed to be a practical working horse harness. It is the culmination of our efforts to produce comfortable, durable, attractive, and affordable harness.

The No. 1 Farm Harness has been tested on our Suffolks since 1982 and holds up well, cleans easily, is super light (26 lbs. each, with hames), and does not chafe. Its light weight, combined with substantial strength, makes this harness the perfect choice for medium-use work, training, and colt breaking.

 Hungerford - Head Shot

Photo above courtesy of Bob & Irene Hungerford, Chilmark, MA.


The No. 1 Farm Harness is made with polypropylene and nylon web, double stitched with 2 to 5 layers per strap (depending on the strap's location and its expected degree of stress). Wear pieces are Biothane. All hardware and eyelets are solid brass or nickeled-and-chromed brass. This harness comes with No. 500 farm hames, bridle, and your choice of hardware, bits (straight or snaffle), and Biothane lines. It is available in all colors shown on the color chart on our Harness Construction page.

Hungerford - Body Shot

Photo above courtesy of Bob & Irene Hungerford, Chilmark, MA.

The single harness includes single cart attachment (shaft loops, hold backs & fur back pad).   Please specify desired color of fake fur pad.

Farm Harness Order No Pony Horse Draft Ship Wt.
Team (set) 1000 $1078.00 $1141.00 $1205.00 65 lbs.
Single (each) 1001 $654.00 $697.00 $828.00 30 lbs.
Stainless Steel Heel Chains Option (Team) 1000 - SS $80.00 $80.00 $80.00  
Stainless Steel Heel Chains Option (Single) 1001 - SS $40.00 $40.00 $40.00  


The following optional variations and attachments are available for the No. 1 Farm Harness. For information on these options, see Optional Attachments and Optional Harness Styles pages.

Order No. Option Pony Horse Draft
200-1 Single cart attachment (each) $83.00 $91.00 $94.00
250 Yankee Brichen (team)               . . . . same as regular price . . . .
260-1 3-Strap Brichen (team) $123.00 $126.00 $157.00
1100 Logging/Plow Harness (team) $865.00 $939.00 $979.00
1101 Logging/Plow Harness (single) $452.00 $480.00 $506.00
1190 Attachable Brichen Assembly (single) $168.00 $179.00 $239.00
1200 Sidebacker Harness (team) $1078.00 $1143.00 $1205.00
1300 New England "D" Ring Harness (team) $1188.00 $1240.00 $1320.00

D-Ring Harness DVD, Les Barden  The purpose of this DVD is to present a detailed explanation of the D-Ring harness, offering only reliable and proven fact that are substantiated with dramatic illustrations. Les Barden brings over 80 years of experience driving draft horses put to a wide variety of farming and logging implements. His appreciation of the D-ring harness goes back to the 1930's when he first experienced the relief which this harness afforded the horse while pulling heavy tongued vehicles. 40 minute DVD

$29.95 $29.95 $29.95
1600 Biothane Construction (team) $1468.00 $1540.00 $1590.00
1601 Biothane Construction (single) $857.00 $898.00 $940.00
Stitch 'n Hitch
48 Marian Circle
Crossville, TN 38555
phone/fax: 931-788-2402

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