Harness Racing Australia
Gear and Equipment

Approved Gear List - Orthodox Gear

Implementation Date:  24th October 2001



 

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Orthodox Gear

 Unorthodox Gear

  NAME OF GEAR   NAME OF GEAR

1

ANTI CHOKING DEVICE

50

GAITING STRAP/POLE  N/S

2

BANDAGES

51

GAITING STRAP/POLE  O/S

   

CREPE STITCHED

 

HEADCHECK

   

VELCRO TAPED

52  

NONE

 

BIT

  53  

FIXED

3

 

HEADCHECK

54  

RUNNING

4

 

SNAFFLE

55  

RELEASE PIN

5

 

STRAIGHT

 

HOPPLES

6

 

RUBBER

56  

ROUND

7  

PULLING *

57  

FLAT

    * Twisted Bits banned in Vic and Tas - refer HRV notification

** The use of chain or rope pulling bits (irrespective of covering), or devices which constrict a horse's jaw, is banned - effective 8/05/2014
Refer to HRA Industry Notice.
58  

HALF

8  

LUGGING

59  

BLOOMERS LEATHER

9  

EXTENSION

60  

BLOOMERS SHEEPSKIN

10  

SLIPMOUTH

61  

LENGTH

11  

--

     
12  

--

 

HOPPLE SHORTENERS

 

BLINKERS

62  

ELASTIC

13  

OPEN BRIDLE

63  

CORD - PIN

14  

DOLLY VARDON

64

     

15  

BLOCK

65

LUGGING POLE N/S

16  

EUROPEAN

66

LUGGING POLE O/S

17  

TELESCOPIC

67

 

18  

HOOD

68

NECK STRAP

19  

PELLING PACIFIERS

 

NOSE BAND

20  

MESH GOGGLES**

69  

CONVENTIONAL

21  

MURPHY BLIND N/S

70  

DROP

22  

MURPHY BLIND O/S

71  

FIGURE 8

23  

MOVEABLE/SLIDING

72

NOSE VEIL

   

BLINDS

 

REINS

 

BOOTS

73  

PULLING

24  

BELL

74  

RINGS

25  

KNEE

       

   

26  

SHIN/TENDON

76

ROGUES HOOD

27  

SCALPING

77 SHADOW ROLL
28  

BUMPER

 

CONVENTIONAL /BRUSH

29  

PASTERN

78

SHAFT EXTENSIONS

30

BUCKING STRAP

79

SHAFT SPREADERS

 

BURR - BLUNT

 

SHOES (Steel & Aluminium)

31  

BIT N/S

80  

NONE

32  

BIT O/S

81  

FRONT

33  

NECKSTRAP N/S

82  

HIND

34  

NECKSTRAP O/S

83  

PADS

35  

POLE N/S

84  

SPECIAL (Refer 250-263)

36  

POLE O/S

 

SPREADERS

37  

REIN N/S

85  

CONVENTIONAL

38  

REIN O/S

86  

ELASTIC

 

CHEEKERS -

87  

MENZEL

39  

SHEEPSKIN

88   GUIDERS
40  

BRUSH

89   GO STRAIGHTS
41  

OTHER

90

STALLION SUPPORT

42  

CHIN REST

91

TAIL TIE

43

CRUPPER

92

TOE WEIGHTS

 

DEAFENERS

 

TONGUE TIE

44  

FIXED

93  

VISIBLE

45  

HOOD

94  

W BIT

46  

REMOVABLE

95

UNDERCHECK

47  

PLUGS

96

WIND SUCKING DEVICE

--     97 OTHER GEAR (SPECIFY) 
--              

** Subject to Stewards' Approval

Previously Approved Items No Longer Permitted

  NAME OF GEAR  
48

FALSE SHAFT N/S

   
49 FALSE SHAFT O/S    

 

   
Implementation Date:  24th October 2001

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