If you have a horse, you need a horse collar of some sort. There are a number of horse collars available today, from vintage horse collars used for draft animals to the latest in electronic horse training collars. Even if you ride a horse, you'll use horse breast collars to help control the animal.
A proper horse collar fits around the horse’s neck and sits on the horse’s shoulders. This allows the horse to do its work without putting unnecessary stress on the windpipe. Depending on the type of horse collar, it may or may not have padding.
As you look at horse collars for sale, take the following into consideration:
1. The design of the horse collars should be job-specific, designed for what the horse does.
2. The fit a horse collar should be exactly right for the comfort of your horse.
3. The price of horse collars should give you good value for your money.
Buy horse breast collarsHorse breast collars allow you to better control your horse. You can find models of horse breast collars that are plain work collars. You can also find horse breast collars that "dress up" your horse.
Choose padded horse collars for your work horsesIf you hitch your horse to any kind of wagon or have him pull anything, you need to purchase a padded horse collar to make his work easier. You can find antique horse collars for this purpose, as well as new horse collars.
Find electronic horse training collarsWhile buying a horse shock collar may seem like an extreme measure, shock training is a common practice. The collars are humane and can quickly break a horse of bad habits.
- When you buy horse collars, it's essential that the collar pad fits the horse properly. If it's too large, the collar can cause neck pain and unnecessary rubbing on the horse's shoulders. If it's too tight, it can constrict the wind pipes. A horse collar should be snug enough for you to slip your fingers underneath, but have no more extra space than that.