Date: Tue, 2 Jan 1996 09:42:39 CST
From: Joan Hall jdhall[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Subject: Re: Frontier Doctors (fwd)
The weight used to keep the horse from straying was called a hitching weight
(with variants hitching ball, hitching block, hitching iron, and hitch
weight). See DARE Vol II for quotes.