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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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3) You will need to put on a running martingale to keep the horse from throwing its head up and a drop noseband to keep the beast's mouth closed.
He's run in a drop noseband today but Graham said he still made a noise.
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.