Alternative Name(s): Harness

This brown leather and metal tack was part of a collection of Phar Lap's equipment which had been keep in a suitcase by his strapper Tommy Woodcock as a memorial to his beloved friend.

He brought the suitcase to the Museum of Victoria in 1979, and donated it and the contents to the Museum. Museum staff remember that he was visibly moved as he carefully removed each item from the case, such was his affection for the horse.

Physical Description

Horse's tack consisting of a leather bridle, egg-butt snaffle bit, leather reins with rubber grips. All are made of brown leather bound by light brown tape. There are a number of fastenings and metal rings.

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