origin of the horse brass goes back many centuries, when man first used the
horse extensively on land. The superstitions prevalent at that time required a
symbol to protect the horse from accident or injury, and horse brasses were
believed to have supernatural powers to ward off evil spirits and prevent
catastrophe. There are hundreds of designs with origins in the past, and even
today new designs are being created to commemorate places of interest,
historical buildings, and even famous individuals in society. Horse brasses
have become the greatest item for collectors over generations.