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The part of a bridle or halter that passes over an animal's nose. Also called nosepiece.


(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the detachable part of a horse's bridle that goes around the nose. Also called: nosepiece
ˈnoseˌbanded adj



the part of a bridle or halter that passes over the animal's nose.
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Noun1.noseband - a strap that is the part of a bridle that goes over the animal's nose
bridle - headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
strap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position


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It might seem surprising that Fahey should go to a Flat trainer for advice, when he has Peter Easterby for his father-in-law, but he explained: "Jeremy spent a lot of time in the States, where they tie everything down, so I asked his advice and he suggested a drop noseband as well, as that's what they usually do over there.
Racing in a drop noseband, Timahs was tucked away towards the back of the field with plenty of cover, presumably because he has been hanging left in his home work and the company would help focus him.
Zara wants me to run in a drop noseband in case I try and pull too hard in the early stages and I am rather keen on a pair of those sheepskin cheekpieces to keep my ears warm, as it can be pretty chilly at Cheltenham in March.