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HARNESS; DEVICES USED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; WHIPS OR THE LIKE
Definition statement
This subclass covers:

Harnesses and devices used in connection therewith that are suitable for horses or other traction animals; whips in general, e.g. horsewhips, riding crops.

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This subclass does not cover:

Leads or collars for other animals

Devices in connection with harness, for hitching, reining, training, breaking or quietening horses or other traction animals (devices of this kind combined with traction harness B68B 3/00; stable equipment A01K 1/00; devices forming part of a vehicle B62C)
Definition statement
This group covers:

Halters; bridles; reins; bits; stranglers; blinkers; devices for preventing bolting; hobbling devices; vaulting harnesses; longeing equipment.

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This group does not cover:

Devices of this kind combined with a traction harness

Stable equipment

Devices forming part of a vehicle

Devices for unhitching bolting traction animals

Devices for preventing the animal from cribbing

Traction harnesses; Traction harnesses combined with devices referred to in group B68B 1/00
Definition statement
This group covers:

Yokes; horse collars; manufacturing of horse collars; locks for horse collars; breast collars; cruppers; breechings; traces; trace holders.

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This group does not cover:

Manufacturing of belts

Manufacturing of ropes

Devices forming part of a vehicle

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Devices in connection with harnesses

Details or accessories (haberdashery A44); Fastening devices for bridles, reins, harnesses, or the like (devices forming part of a vehicle B62C)
Definition statement
This group covers:

Fastening devices for traces; tail holders as part of harness; devices for fastening special articles on harnesses, bridles or the like (e.g. feed bags, badges, rosettes); devices for unhitching bolting traction animals.

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Haberdashery

Devices forming part of a vehicle

Resilient attachments

Horse protectors, e.g. resilient attachments (protective covers B68C 5/00)
References relevant to classification in this subclass/group
This group does not cover:

Protective covers for animals when working

Protective coverings for animals when not working (e.g. horse blankets)

Devices specially adapted for supporting harnesses when not in use
References relevant to classification in this subclass/group
This group does not cover:

Saddle-racks

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013