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1. rigid pieces of leather fitted to a head harness at a point where they will obstruct the horse's lateral vision.
2. a more sophisticated piece of harness worn by expensive horses consisting of a canvas head-covering with holes for the ears to protrude and two apertures for the eyes. These have saucer-shaped flaps which prevent the horse from seeing sideways. Called also winkers.