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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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However, the fact that run was over four months ago suggests she's had an issue and probably isn't straightforward (wore a noseband, which is rare for one from this yard).
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"I would imagine the noseband and the tongue tie will be off.
Equipped for the first time with a "shadow roll", a piece of equipment attached to the bridle's noseband, which apparently improves concentration, Animal Kingdom breezed five furlongs in 1 minute 03 seconds in tandem with hurdler and regular work companion Perpetually.
A sheepskin noseband encourages horses to lower their head carriage.
"We just used an ordinary snaffle and sheepskin noseband and when we tacked him up today, my head girl told me he was number 13 when he won the Arkle and he was number 13 today, so I thought that will do for me."
Notice both stock bands of the m/39 are tensioned with a clamping screw on the right side just like the noseband of the Schmidt-Rubin.
It was significant that trainer Paul Nicholls equipped Kauto Star with a sheepskin noseband for the first time at Down Royal.
What, in horse-racing, is the purpose of a sheepskin noseband?
FAST FINISH Californian (with sheepskin noseband) and Eddie Ahern get up to beat King Revo in yesterday's Littlewoods Bet Direct Stakes at Lingfield.
Disaster - would you believe it, the sheepskin noseband came loose, blinding the poor horse which had to be pulled up!