Deluxe Driving Horse Harness
USA Amish made BioThane® Deluxe Driving Harness for standard and cob size horses. Available in a gloss or optional semi-gloss finish. Features uptug adjustments, regular split breast, bridle with lead strap and snaffle bit, single strap back rein, choice of 1", 7/8", or 3/4" beta lines. (Optional Deep V Breast, Pads, and Holdback Straps are not included but available).
A deluxe driving harness with a choice of color trims on the back saddle and on the brow and noseband of the bridle in color options of white, red, green, and blue. Fancy stainless spots or diamonds on the back saddle, top of the hip, and on brow and noseband. Upgrade option of chain trim on the browband.
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Available in Standard or Cob size.
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Additional upgrades include:
Optional breast collar includes a split or deep V option
A Stretchy Belly Band, with or without cover
White or Black Reflective Options
Fancy Brow Chain on Harness
Plain or Deluxe Open Cheeks Instead of Blinds
BioThane®, Gloss, Granite Matte BioThane®, or Nylon Holdbacks
Contact us for other custom options not listed.
Harness set ships directly from an Amish shop in Indiana. Allow up to 3 weeks for shipping, add 4-6 weeks for custom items.
The Deluxe Harness is Amish made using maintenance-free BioThane® USA material.
The BioThane® company spends countless testing hours to evaluate adhesion to the hand-selected USA-made polyester webbing. Imported plastic-coated webbings have high failure rates under tension and become brittle in cold weather. Thickness and grades of harness materials are selected based on the expectations that the harnesses will be used by other Amish families for working horses day in and day out with lighter duty harnesses designed for weekend pleasure trips to shopping and church.
Extra time is taken to handcraft each harness with rounded strap ends and extra stitching that is pulled tight down into the surface in order to reduce wear points at the stitching. See the standard sewing design picture. The shop uses the highest quality stainless or solid brass hardware that can be sourced including a quality USA-made stainless bit.
Each harness is then personally inspected by the owner and assigned a serial number before it is shipped. You will find that the attention to detail also provides a more comfortable fitting harness.
BioThane® was developed in 1977, by the Polyurethane Polymer division of BF Goodrich to fill the demand for a more flexible, high-performance horse racing harness product. The engineers worked closely with horse owners to create a line of synthetic belting for the tack and harness industry that would be far superior to leather.
BioThane® rinses clean in seconds. Since its inception, BioThane® has become the choice of professional football leagues for helmet chin straps and pad strapping as well as other industrial applications including the US Military, the medical field using BioThane® strapping on operation tables and EMS ambulance because of its superior holding and cleaning capabilities. BioThane® verifies all the raw materials used in their products are carcinogen-free.
Horse harness made of BioThane® is preferred by the Amish because it’s waterproof, UV protected, will not mold or mildew, will not absorb odors, will not dry out or crack, frozen flexibility, and chemical resistant.
When people depend on horse harnesses as either a full-time occupation or for an occasional outing, they will know harnesses made with BioThane® webbing is low maintenance with no unwanted surprises even after years of service.