Waist harness:

The waist harness has the advantage that it provides the rider with the greatest possible freedom of movement and can be used for complicated tricks without hindrance. The disadvantage of this harness is that it can partly slip and reduce the wearing comfort. Waist harnesses put more strain on the musculature and especially the back than Seat harnesses require a better condition.

Seat harness:

The seat harness remains in its position due to the leg straps and is often the more comfortable and more energy-saving variant.