noseband

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noseband

a broad leather band worn across the nose between the eyes and the nostrils and connecting the two cheek straps. Usually part of a cavesson.

drop noseband
worn below the bit and around the muzzle. Used to prevent the horse opening its mouth too wide. Pressure on the band, produced by the reins, causes compression of the nasal cartilages.
sheepskin noseband
has the effect of obscuring forward shadows which might balk the horse. See also shadow roll.
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Ran too free for his own good when beaten at Thirsk last time, but will be equipped with a crossed noseband and looked the sort to make a name for himself when making all to win his maiden at Nottingham.
Bandos disappointed at Ayr, but we put him in a crossed noseband and tried to hold him up that day, and this time we are going to let him jump and run.
He ran a good race at Newmarket, where I don't think he enjoyed the crossed noseband, and it looks as though the step up to a mile should suit him, so you can make a case for him.