Nordkyn Outfitters -- Harnesses

The harness is the mainstay of your working dog's equipment. Not sure about the size? Consult Nordkyn's guide to fitting your dog for a harness.

Custom sizes may be ordered on the website by ordering the closest neck size using the drop down menu. When you check out, there is a place to enter special instructions in the cart. Put your custom measurements there and we will pick them up when we process the order. Remember custom sizes do not cost more, they just CANNOT BE RETURNED.

   

Colors - Medium weight harness webbing - red, royal, black, navy, green, florescent green, purple, burgundy,
florescent pink, florescent orange, yellow, silver, turquoise, teal, burnt orange, magenta, rose (pastel pink), and bright red

 


 

SIWASH CART HARNESS

This harness, developed by Consie and Roger Powell, is for use primarily with a wagon, cart or travois, but can also be used with a sled or toboggan. This harness features the same neck design as our sledding harnesses to allow the dog free movement. The extremely adjustable forward cinch (girth) has loops for shafts. The rear cinch (girth)(use optional) helps hold the D-rings and side straps in place as well as keeping the harness in place when the cart pushes up against it.  Both cinches (girths) fasten with Delrin side release snaps. Adjustable traces are included.  Side release snaps on shaft loops to allow dog to be quickly disconnected from cart.

Standard sizes for siwash cart harness are in 1" increments from 18" to 32" (this corresponds to the neck size) .
Harnesses under 18" and over 32" are custom sizes and not returnable.

 

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

  Item Description Price Buy

SCHN Super Plush includes traces $64.00
SCHF Polar Fleece includes traces $64.00
SCHP Neoprene includes traces $64.00
SCHS

Sheepskin includes traces

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$71.00
SCHAP Puppy Harness, 3/4" web, no padding includes traces $64.00
OPTIONS: (non-returnable)
  SCHTR Set / 2 traces $30.00
SCHST Singletree $30.00
WILCZEK BREECHING STRAP

Bill and Barbie Wilczek provided the original information needed for the design and provided the testing of this much requested breeching strap. Breeching strap is available in colors to match the harness.

SCHBSN (super plush) $34.00

SCHBSF (polar fleece) $34.00
SCHBSP (neoprene) $34.00

 

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NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

SIWASH CART HARNESS WILCZEK STYLE

This variation of our tried and true Siwash Cart Harness was developed in conjunction with Bill and Barbie Wilczek of Wilczek Woodworks (www.wilczekwoodworks.com). Bill and Barbie did much of the testing on the design changes themselves and arranged to have additional people give this modified style further testing. The changes in this harness are shown in the photos. The forward cinch (girth) is attached to 2 side release snaps sewn into place about 2-1/2" from the top of the neck. The snaps have neoprene padding under them and the neck padding is extended to where the webbing is sewn. This change allows the girth to completely drop off when the snaps are released while still allowing a snug fit of the shaft loops. This arrangement also helps greatly when using the dogs as a team with a single center shaft. The girth resists slipping sideways with the weight just on one side of the dog. The second change allows the d-ring to be adjusted in two directions˜raising the d-ring up the flank or moving towards the head or tail of the dog. This allows you to "fine-tune" the fit of the harness. This harness will come with a Wilczek label and is available in the same sizes and colors as the regular Siwash.

Standard sizes for this harness are in 1" increments from 18" to 32" (this corresponds to the neck size) .

 

WSCHN (super plush) Includes 1 set traces $69.00

WSCHF (polar fleece) Includes 1 set traces $69.00
WSCHP (neoprene) Includes 1 set traces $69.00
WSCHS (sheepskin) Custom-not returnable Includes 1 set traces $76.00

 

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SACCO CART HARNESS

This harness was designed specifically to snap into a Sacco towbar. It has two loops on the shoulders of the harness that lace through the webbing riveted to the towbar (any may be left on the towbars for a faster connect and disconnect). The snaps in place on the towbar clip to the rings on each side of the harness. This harness has a fitted neck--fully padded and a girth to keep the dog from sliding out of the harness. The length of the harness is slightly adjustable. It is available in all of our standard colors and padding.

THIS HARNESS IS NOT A STOCK ITEM SO IT IS NOT RETURNABLE.

Sizes not shown on the drop down are available but must be specificially requested.

Sizes 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32

All colors in 1" webbing

Padding, polar fleece, super plush, neoprene, rip stop

Price $35.00

 

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ADJUSTABLE TRACKING/WALKING HARNESS

This tracking and road work harness is adjustable within the following range of sizes. Harness neck should be adjusted so the shoulder pad fits firmly at the base of the dog's neck while the padded D-ring is on the dog's breastbone. The cinch may be adjusted forward or back by sliding through the bottom center strap. Once adjusted, the harness will stay in this position until changed. Delrin side release snaps on both sides of the cinch make it slip on easily. Neoprene padding under the d-rings, side release snaps, and adjustment buckles on the shoulders to protect the dog

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

AT Tracking Harness
Size Description Price Buy
XX-SMALL dogs under 20 lbs -- 5/8" webbing (call for color selections) $35.00
X-SMALL dogs 20 - 40 lbs -- 3/4" webbing $35.00
SMALL dogs under 40 lbs -- 1" webbing $35.00
MEDIUM dogs 40-100 lbs $35.00
LARGE dogs over 100 lbs $35.00
XLARGE dogs over 125 lbs $35.00
XXLARGE dogs over 150 lbs $35.00
ATEP Extended neoprene pad 6"
up neck and between forelegs
$45.00
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FITTED TRACKING/WALKING HARNESS (customized - non-returnable)

The fitted tracking harness is for search and rescue or hard pulling tracking dogs. This harness has a fitted neck and breastplate just like our X-back and Recreation Harnesses. The padding is sewn all the way around the neck and down the breastplate. Neoprene padding is used under the side release snaps and d-ring to protect the dog.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

Item
Description
Price
Buy
TN Super Plush $25.00
TF Polar Fleece $25.00
TP Neoprene $25.00
TS Sheepskin $30.00

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NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

GREYHOUND HARNESS
This adjustable tracking road work, walking harness is padded with sheepskin on all pressure points, under snaps, 6" up neck and between legs. This harness is specifically designed for dogs with sensitive skin.

ATES Tracking harness $50.00


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RECREATION HARNESS

We recommend this harness for larger dogs, such as Malamutes; for dogs short in the back, such as Elkhounds; and for dogs that are wide across the back, such as Newfoundland's. The Recreation Harness may be used under a pack. Extended padding is available under options

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

Item Description Price Buy
RN Super Plush $18.00
RF Polar Fleece $18.00
RP Neoprene $18.00
RS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$25.00
OPTIONS (non-returnable)
for
X-Back and Recreation Harnesses
Option Description Add to Price Buy
OP-D D-Ring hitch in place of rope tie on X-back and Recreation add $0.50
OP-Refl Reflective strips add $7.50
OP-LtWeb Lightweight Webbing deduct $1.00
OP-Cinch 1 Cinch 1" web sewn to harness add $5.00
OP-CinchLp Loop for cinch sewn on harness add $1.00
OP-Stitched-down Limited slip X (X-Back ONLY) add $1.00
LD Long distance pad extends over the shoulders, 6 inches up the flank.
OP-LDN/F/P Add Super Plush, Polar Fleece or Neoprene add $8.00
LD Long distance pad extends over the shoulders, all the way up the flank.
OP-LDN/F/P Add Super Plush, Polar Fleece or Neoprene add $8.00

 

STANDARD SIZES
for
Recreation Harnesses

Neck Tail   Neck Tail
18" 26" 19" 26"
20" 28" 21" 28"
22" 29" 23" 29"
24" 30" 26" 31"
28" 32" 30" 34"
32" 35"    
To determine required size, consult Nordkyn's guide to fitting your dog for a harness

Standard Sizes for Recreation Harnesses may be returned for exchange or credit.

CUSTOM SIZES & OPTIONS ARE NOT RETURNABLE !
MAKE SURE YOUR MEASUREMENTS ARE CORRECT !

Colors - Medium weight harness webbing - red, royal, black, navy, green, florescent green, purple, burgundy,
florescent pink, florescent orange, yellow, silver, turquoise, teal, burnt orange, magenta, rose (pastel pink), and bright red

 

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

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Pulk Harness or Short Bodied Sledding Harness

Back by popular demand. This harness has a fitted neck and breastplate just like our X-back and Recreation Harnesses. In addition, it has a cinch to support the shafts on a pulk and an attachment point on each side to clip to the shafts. The harness comes with rope ties on each side but metal d-rings may be substituted by request. This harness may be used as a short bodied sledding harness by clipping your tugline to the rope tie on one side of the harness. D-rings by request.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

Item Description Price Buy
PN Super Plush $24.00
PF Polar Fleece $24.00
PP Neoprene $24.00
PR Ripstop/Closed Cell Foam $24.00
PS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$31.00

 


ADJUSTABLE SLEDDING HARNESS

----- TO BE USED FOR TRAINING -----
NOT FOR HEAVY LOADS

Item
Desription
Price
Buy
AP

Puppy Harness

Recreation style, made with 3/4" web, unpadded with buckles to adjust neck and length.

$18.00

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

Item
Desription
Price
Buy
AAR

Adjustable Adult Harness

Recreation style, made with 1" web, Partial neoprene padding with buckles to adjust neck and length.

Medium 60# - 90#
Large 90# - 125#
XLarge 125# - 160#
XX Large 160# - 200#

 

$27.00

 

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Freight/Weight Pull or Wheel Dog Harness

This traditional singletree harness is used for weight pulling, sledding, and heavy-duty hauling. Frequently, it is used in wheel position (near the sled) because the low-draft hitch is more level with the gangline.

This harness comes with a hardwood spreader kit. The spreader bar should be slightly wider than the rear of the dog.   You may cut the bar if needed. The spreader bar should be touching the rear of the dog when the harness is in a relaxed position. Put the screws provided through the fabric and into the pre-drilled spreader bar.

The height of the hitch is adjustable, so the load is always held in place for maximum pull. The hitch ring uses limited side slip to compensate for off-center loads, and the backstraps feature the same sliding "X" as the X-back harness. See options to add long distance padding or reflective strips.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

Item Description Price Buy
FN Super Plush padding $41.00
FF Polar Fleece padding $41.00
FP Neoprene padding $41.00
FS

Sheepskin padding

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$48.00
WP Super Plush over Neoprene $50.00
WPS

Sheepskin over Neoprene

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$57.00
1-1/2" Webbing available in Red, Blue or Black only. 1-1/2" Webbing harnesses are custom only and may not be returned.
FN1.5 Super Plush $52.00
FF1.5 Polar Fleece $52.00
FP1.5 Neoprene $52.00
FS1.5 Sheepskin $59.00
WP1.5 Super Plush over Neoprene $62.00
WPS1.5 Sheepskin over Neoprene $69.00

OPTIONS FOR FREIGHT STYLE AND YUKON HARNESSES (non-returnable)

Option Description Add to Price Buy
OP-Refl Reflective strips add $8.00
OP-X Stitch-down or limited slip X add $1.00
OP-Cinch 1 Cinch 1" web sewn to harness add $5.00
OP-Cinch 1.5 Cinch 1.5" web sewn to harness add $5.00
OP-Cinch 2 Cinch 2" web with shaft loops sewn for carting add $6.00
OP-CinchLp Loop for cinch sewn on harness add $1.00
LD Long distance pad extends over the shoulders, up the flank.
OP-LDN/F/P Super Plush, Polar Fleece, or Neoprene add $8.00
OP-LDS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

add $15.00

 

STANDARD SIZES
for
Freight Style & Yukon Harnesses

Neck Rear   Neck Rear
18" 23" 20" 26"
22" 28" 24" 30"
26" 34" 28" 35"
30" 36" 32" 38"
To determine required size, consult Nordkyn's guide to fitting your dog for a harness

Standard Sizes for Freight Style Harnesses may be returned for exchange or credit.

CUSTOM SIZES & OPTIONS ARE NOT RETURNABLE !
MAKE SURE YOUR MEASUREMENTS ARE CORRECT !

Colors - Medium weight harness webbing - red, royal, black, navy, green, florescent green, purple, burgundy,
florescent pink, florescent orange, yellow, silver, turquoise, teal, burnt orange, magenta, rose (pastel pink), and bright red

 

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

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Competition Weight Pull Harness

These harnesses are custom harnesses regardless of size and cannot be exchanged or returned - be sure your measurements are correct!!!

This harness is designed for weight pull competition and features 2" webbing in Red, Blue and Black on the neck and breast-plate, 1" webbing elsewhere, and sheepskin (Custom order-not returnable) over neoprene padding. Is is NOT recommended for dogs under 50 lbs.

DWP Deluxe Weight Pull -- $112.00


This harness is designed for weight pull competition and features 2" webbing in Red, Blue and Black on the neck and breast-plate, 1" webbing elsewhere, and Neoprene padding
(Custom order-not returnable). Is is NOT recommended for dogs under 50 lbs.

CWP Deluxe Weight Pull -- $90.00

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Freight/Cart Harness

To use your Freight or Weight Pull harness with a cart that has shafts, just add a cinch and cinch loop from the harness options.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

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Yukon Harness

In deep snow and narrow trail, hitching the team single file is often the only way to go. Trace height is controlled by adjustable X-back straps at the rear, and by anti-tangle loops sewn into the collar. The dual traces are adjustable for dog separations up to five feet. A spreader bar may be installed at the rear support joint for even more control.

 


All Yukon harnesses are made to order. Please be sure that this is the style harness you want and the size you order is the correct size. These harnesses are custom and may NOT be returned.

The Yukon Harness is the first "convertible" harness -- the dual traces can be replaced by a singletree rear section in just minutes, converting the Yukon Harness into a traditional freight harness. This harness is completely adjustable for length as well as hitch height. It's the same design as our freight harness, but allows you to adjust the harness precisely for maximum pulling power.

All Yukon harnesses are made to order. Please be sure that this is the style harness you want and the size you order is the correct size. These harnesses are custom and may NOT be returned.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

YUKON HARNESS- COMBINATION
(Includes both Dual Traces AND Singletree Section)
(non-returnable)
Item Description Price Buy
YN Super Plush $56.00
YF Polar Fleece $56.00
YP Neoprene $56.00
YS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$63.00
YUKON HARNESS-DUAL TRACE ONLY (non-returnable)
Item Description Price
Buy
YTN Super Plush $48.00
YTF Polar Fleece $48.00
YTP Neoprene $48.00
YTS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$55.00
YUKON HARNESS-SINGLETREE ONLY (non-returnable)
Item Description Price
Buy
YSN Super Plush $44.00
YSF Polar Fleece $44.00
YSP Neoprene $44.00
YSS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$51.00
OPTIONS for YUKON HARNESS (non-returnable)
Item Description Price
Buy
TR Dual Traces only $18.00
ST Singletree only $11.00

Plus the options under the Freight Harness

 

Custom or Standard Sizes may be ordered.
To determine required size, consult Nordkyn's guide to fitting your dog for a harness.
For Yukon Harness standard sizes, see the list under Freight Harness.

All Yukon harnesses are made to order. Please be sure that this is the style harness you want and the size you order is the correct size. These harnesses are custom and may NOT be returned.

Colors - Medium weight harness webbing - red, royal, black, navy, green, florescent green, purple, burgundy,
florescent pink, florescent orange, yellow, silver, turquoise ,teal, burnt orange, magenta, rose (pastel pink), and bright red

 

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

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X-BACK

Designed for speed and reliable comfort. The X-back design keeps the harness in place, controls vertical motion, but doesn't restrict the dog's gait. The "Sliding X" on top allows the harness to compensate for different dogs, and for the off-center pull of standard gangline hitches.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

MODELS
Item Description Price Buy
XN Super Plush $20.00
XF Polar Fleece $20.00
XP Neoprene $20.00
XS

Sheepskin

(Custom order-
not returnable)

$27.00

For options, see Recreation Harness

 

STANDARD SIZES
for
X-Back, Split Chest

Neck Tail   Neck Tail
18" 26" 19" 26"
20" 27" 21" 27"
22" 28" 23" 29"
24" 29" 26" 32"
28" 33" 30" 34"
32" 35"    
To determine required size, consult Nordkyn's guide to fitting your dog for a harness

Standard Sizes for X-Back, Split Chest may be returned for exchange or credit.

CUSTOM SIZES ARE NOT RETURNABLE!!!!
MAKE SURE YOUR MEASUREMENTS ARE CORRECT!!!!

Colors - Medium weight harness webbing - red, royal, black, navy, green, florescent green, purple, burgundy,
florescent pink, florescent orange, yellow, silver, turquoise, teal, burnt orange, magenta, rose (pastel pink), and bright red

 

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements

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SPLIT CHEST VARIATION (SP)

Instead of a straight breastplate, the webbing on the breastplate of this harness is divided. This helps eliminate slipping on dogs with protruding breastbones. Watch that this harness does not chafe under the forelegs because the breastplate is wider. Add (SP) to the X designations above, (i.e. SPXN) . Prices on SP harnesses are the same as the X-backStandard Sizes are the same as the X-Back.

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SKIJORING HARNESS

Very similar to our fitted tracking harness. This harness allows a center of the back point of attachment that some skijorer‚s prefer. This has the same fitted neck and breastplate as our X-back and Recreations Harnesses with a d-ring (padded with neoprene) sewn near the center of the dog‚s back. It has a floating cinch which uses a single side release snap (padded with neoprene) to close.

NOTE - sizes in the drop down menu are the neck measurements
Item
Description
Price
Buy
SKJN Super Plush $24.00
SKJF Polar Fleece $24.00
SKJP Neoprene $24.00
SKJR Ripstop/Closed Cell Foam $24.00
SKJS Sheepskin $31.00

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WATERSPORT
This modified tracking harness has plastic double bar buckles in place of steel and neoprene padding 6" up the neck and between the legs. It uses a contrasting bright color of webbing on the strip down the back to make the dog easier to see in the water.
WS Watersport harness $45.00

 

BELLY BANDS
Belly Band with Adjustment $4.00

1" harness weight webbing with side release plastic snap. May wrap all the way around dog or may use just under the belly by feeding through harness. Adjustable to fit most dogs. Designed to keep dogs from backing out of harness. Available in all harness colors. Maximum length approximately 36" (long by request)

 

Custom sizes may be ordered on the website by ordering the closest neck size using the drop down menu. When you check out, there is a place to enter special instructions in the cart. Put your custom measurements there and we will pick them up when we process the order. Remember custom sizes do not cost more, they just CANNOT BE RETURNED.

 

 

QUANTITY DISCOUNTS

Discounts apply to any assortment of sizes/styles of harnesses.

6-12 harnesses 10% off harness prices
13-25 harnesses 15% off harness prices
26+ harnesses 20% off harness prices

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