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Fine harness

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Fine harness

An American Saddlebred in fine harness.
A Hackney pony in the harness pony division, a fine harness event

Fine harness is a type of Arabian, Dutch Harness Horse, and Hackney (horse).

Some breeds of pony are also shown in the fine harness style. These include the Hackney Pony, Welsh pony, and the American-type Shetland Pony.

The harness used is a light, breastplate type without a horse collar. The cart used is generally a light, four-wheeled design. Drivers wear formal attire.

Women drivers may opt to wear a formal gown. Breaking out of a trot into a canter is penalized
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