Martingales - Buying

Buy in store only. For price & size info you can phone the shop during opening hours to check availability before you visit.

Opening Hours

Beaver Horse Shop is open 7 days a week (9-6pm). You can phone the shop on 01423 566774 or email.

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Martingales & Breastplates

Running martingale & standing martingale are the most common martingale for horses from Beaver Horse Shop. Jeffries martingale, Whitaker martingale, Amigo martingale, Amerigo martingale & Stubben martingale all in stock. A less common martingale style, German Martingale or called a Market Harborough is also used primarily as a training aid. Visiting your local Harrogate horse shop, means the best advice is guaranteed.

Martingales + Breastplates from Beavers, the Harrogate Horse Shop by Harlow Carr Gardens

Martingales are seen in jumping disciplines: eventing, show jumping & hunting but not in dressage. Standing martingale use a single strap attached to the girth & are suitable for jumping low fences. Running martingale provide more freedom than a standing martingale. Two lines to attach to the reins, often running through rings & held in position by breastplate. Running martingale are the only martingale style permitted for use in eventing competitions.


Equestrian breastplate keep the saddle from sliding back. Horse breastplate are also a safety feature if the girth breaks. Jeffries breastplate, Whitaker breastplate, Amigo breastplate, Amerigo breastplate & Stubben breastplate in stock. Types include elastic breastplate, leather breastplate, 5 point breastplate & hunting breastplate. All available from Beaver horse shop in Harrogate, adjacent to Harlow Carr Gardens.