breast strap

noun

1
: a strap attached to the collar and supporting the yoke in team harness
2
: a band passing around the front of the chest and joining the trace at the saddle and in light and single harness replacing the collar as the point against which the effort of the horse is primarily exerted

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“Breast strap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breast%20strap. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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