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CROWN PIECE [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Husbandry
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
DEF

A part of a bridle or halter that encircles the head.

CONT

All bridles should be properly fitted, and the headstall should be located so that it neither slides back on the horse's neck nor pulls up against his ears.

OBS

The "crown piece" or "crownpiece" is sometimes a headstall as in the "sliding ear headstall", sometimes part of a headstall as in the "browband headstall" made of three main parts: the crown piece, throatlatch and browband.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Élevage des chevaux
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
DEF

Monture ou ensemble des cuirs de la bride, surmontant et supportant les mors; désigne couramment, à tort, le seul dessus-de-tête de la bride ou du bridon et qui repose sur la nuque du cheval.

CONT

La monture. Les parties qui la composent sont : la têtière prolongeant les montants et passant derrière les oreilles. Des boucles permettent d'ajuster ces éléments à la dimension de la tête du cheval de manière à placer l'embouchure exactement là où elle doit être.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cría de ganado caballar
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
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