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well i never knew what a swingletree was iv'e learned something else today no idea what they do though lol

 

can someone explain what a swingletree is used for please ????

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can someone explain what a swingletree is used for please ????

 

It allows for a central load attachment while keeping the traces (the lines the horse pulls with) parallel to the horses flanks (sides).

 

Without it the traces would chaff something chronic

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Are they definitely swingletrees? They could also be Yokes to be attached between a pair of horses.

 

It's the lack of an attachment point for the traces that makes me wonder. The recessed ends look like they could be used to attach to a martingale or collar strap. Might be a bit short for that though.

 

Either way you'd be looking at £20 ish each I would have thought. You can pick up new ones for £40.

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I did wonder that myself as seem a bit short for swingletrees going on what I've seen before, paid £8 for them so should be a small profit if I don't find a use for them :thumbup1:

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