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A hitch is what allows an attachment to connect to a piece of equipment. The hitch connects to the chassis of the towing vehicle, which hooks up to the attachment being towed. Most hitches allow the attachment to swivel or articulate for increased maneuverability.In an agricultural context, a fixed hitch is stiff while a floating hitch allows the attachment to follow the ground.

There is a variety of types of hitches, including the tow hitch, jiffy hitch, yard hitch and the most common three-point hitch.