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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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.
D'Arcy also rather dismissed the significance of Treasure Cay wearing an eyeshield and a crossed noseband on this debut.
It took all of Dettori's strength and skill, not to mention the help of a crossed noseband and a neckstrap, to anchor Carry On Katie and prevent her leaving her race behind on the journey down.