A horse collar is the contact point between the harness and the horse’s shoulder. A well-fitting collar spreads the load evenly across the shoulder. This enables the horse to lean into the load comfortably while working.
It’s an age-old question. So, what’s your take? With any sport or discipline, personal preference plays a large part in determining the equipment you use in your favourite past time. It’s no different with horses and sweat pads.