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IronMind Draft Horse Pulling Harness

Developed in 1998 specifically for strongman contests and proven worldwide in the biggest, most prestigious competitions on the planet, the IronMind Draft Horse Pulling Harness has been the official pulling harness of the World's Strongest Man contest since 2002.


Official harness of the World's Strongest Man Contest—since 2002



                                                                                                                                                               Hafthor Julius Bjornsson unleashes his power in a duel with a Hercules C-130  military transport plane,                                                                                                                                                                        winning the event at World’s Strongest Man 2016.

IronMind Pull-Ease Harness

This pared-down, high-strength harness is quick and ready to pull or drag whatever you choose. IronMind tough, it packs small and pulls big for strength, conditioning, and endurance workouts.




10-Foot Strong Tow Strap                                                                      It's Tough Sledding Single-Pin Sled

 Sewn loop at each end for quick connections                                                                           Pull a sled for fun and profit: strength, conditioning,                      to whatever you want to pull. 5000-lb capacity.                                                                        muscle-building, and fat-burning.


Visit the IronMind e-store for IronMind Pulling Harnesses and It's Tough Sledding Single-Pin Sled.

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