harness, calls for a nonsporting treatment and the highest class of finish throughout.
At the end of the chapter on Coaching will be found rules as adopted by the Coaching Club (of New York), which include a definition of the proper harness for the park and road four.
The difference between harness for heavy work and that adapted to the light trotting or road wagon is most marked, while each is equally a work of art in its way. A few harnesses of the heavy type are illustrated and described as follows
THE RUNABOUT HARNESS (PLATE XXVII).
This harness is suited to any light nondescript two or four wheeler.
The pad is not as heavy as in the brougham, dogcart, or gig.
The English tug which is shown is, of course, used with a shaft stop, enabling one to dispense with a breeching.
It is intended that the tug girth shall lie quite snug. A plain English bridle with square blinkers looks the tidiest for the work, and almost any of the sporting styles of bit may be used.
The collar is generally made fairly light and straight with plain draught hames, but a shaped