A horse that paces, that is, raising both legs on the right side, then, as those legs come down, raising both legs on the left side.
Wooden or metal arm that extends the sulky; the horse is harnessed between the two of them.
Person who steers the horse; the driver’s main task is to restrain the horse to conserve its energy for the right moment.
knee boot suspender
Strap that goes around the horse’s wither; it keeps its knee boot in place.
Round unit that is held by fine metal rods radiating from an axle; it allows the sulky to move.
Part on which the driver sits to steer the sulky.
Equipment placed around the cannon of the horse’s leg to protect it from injury.
Set of straps on each side of the horse that connect the forelegs and hind legs; they help the horse maintain the pace.
One of four straps that support the hobble.
Strap that attaches the shaft to the horse’s harness.
Strap that goes under the horse’s belly; it keeps the back pad and shaft holder in place.
Usually rubber item of equipment that covers the horse’s hoof to prevent injury.
Rigid equipment that protects the horse’s knee.
Part of the harness that goes around the horse’s neck; it transmits the horse’s movement to the shaft.
Padded part set on the horse’s back; the back strap goes over it.
Stick attached along the horse’s head; it prevents the horse from turning its head during turns.
Rigid part that is attached to the cheek strap; it reduces the horse’s lateral vision.
Numbered plate that is attached to the horse’s head for identification by the public and the judges.
Strap that connects the bridle to the back pad; it lifts the horse’s head so it maintains the pace.
Reinforced strap that is attached to the back pad; it is fitted with girths that can be attached to the shafts.