The Prick Spur

The prick spur was in use up until the 1300's when they were replaced by the rowel spur. The early spurs had a relativly straight profile with a pyramidal or ball-shaped goad. The terminals (the point where the strap attaches), have 1 large or sometimes 2 rivets on each terminal. Rivets were replaced with loops toward the end of the 12th century.

See Also

Horse Tack

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