headcollar

A British term for a halter.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • headcollar — noun A bitless headpiece for leading or tying up a horse. Syn: halter, headstall …   Wiktionary

  • Collar (animal) — Tie up collar correctly used with a headcollar on a stallion Nylon quick release …   Wikipedia

  • Halter — A halter, headcollar, or, less often, headstall, is headgear that is used to lead or tie up an animal; it fits behind the ears (behind the poll), and around the muzzle. To handle the animal, a leadline of strap or rope is attached to the halter… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse tack — Tack is a term used to describe any of the various equipment and accessories worn by horses in the course of their use as domesticated animals. Saddles, stirrups, bridles, halters, reins, bits, harnesses, martingales, and breastplates are all… …   Wikipedia

  • headstall — noun a) A synthetic or leather headpiece or headcollar, for leading or tying up a horse. b) The part of a bridle that fits over a horses head and supports other elements. (US) Syn: headpiece, headcollar …   Wiktionary

  • Bridle — A bridle is a piece of equipment used to control a horse. The bridle fits over a horse s head, and has the purpose of controlling the horse. It holds a bit in the horse s mouth. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, a bridle includes a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ear tag — An Ear tag is a plastic or metal object used for identification of domestic livestock and other animals. If the ear tag contains an RFID module conforming to ISO 11784 11785, then it is called an Electronic Ear Tag.An ear tag usually carries the… …   Wikipedia

  • Nose ring (animals) — A nose ring is the aluminum, stainless steel or copper ring installed through the nasal septum of a domestic bull or sometimes other cattle, or a clip on ring used for controlling other cattle for showing or handling, or the rings used to prevent …   Wikipedia

  • Bit (horse) — For other uses, see bit (disambiguation). A horse wearing an English bridle with a snaffle bit and a cavesson A bit is a type of horse tack used in equestrian activities, usually made of metal or a synthetic material, and is placed in the mouth… …   Wikipedia

  • lungeing — verb to train or exercise a horse with the use of a lunge line (or rein) attached to lungeing cavesson or headcollar …   Wiktionary

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