throatlatch


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throat·latch

 (thrōt′lăch′)
n.
A strap passing under the neck of a horse for holding a bridle or halter in place.
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throat•latch

(ˈθroʊtˌlætʃ)

n.
a strap that passes under a horse's throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place.
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8 What H is an animal that is commonly fitted with a throatlatch and stirrup leather?
Their ears are generally large and pendulous, and the throatlatch and dewlap have a large amount of excess skin.
The neck should be long, slightly arched, and fine and clean at the throatlatch for maximum balance, style, and maneuverability.
Throatlatch (throt-lach) The region of the underside of the neck where the head and neck connect.
Wattle (what-tuhl) Fleshy growths under the throatlatch of goats.
I don't think Giant'sCauseway ever passed me in the stretch; he may have gotten to my horse's throatlatch, but that's it.
Then fasten the throatlatch, allowing enough room for you to insert your hand sideways throughout the jaw area (Figure 20-6).