Farmer with heavy horses, Brackenlees Farm, Haughs of Airth

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1920s
Description
A farmer holds the reins of a white heavy horse and a Clydesdale. The horses are hitched to a piece of machinery, possibly a harrower.
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Production date
1920s
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It required skill to fit the various parts of the harness - the neck collar, bridle, saddle, girth and so on. The Scottish collar was heavy, weighing between 9 and 14 kg. Iron hames were then fitted which formed the frame round the collar to which the chains were attached.
Accession number
P17280

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