Definition of breast collar in English:

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breast collar


A thick chest strap that forms part of a horse’s harness, often used instead of an ordinary collar on horses pulling lightweight or show vehicles.
Example sentences
  • Riders have recourse to tighter cinching or to more tack, such as breast collars.
  • Local businesses and citizens graciously sponsor High Point buckles and breast collars.
  • Made of mule-harness breechings, early breast collars turned up in California at an event in the early 1900s.

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Syllabification: breast col·lar

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