Curb Groove

Some articles on curb, curb groove:

Curb Chain - Action
... The curb chain applies pressure to the curb groove under a horse's chin when the curb rein of the bit is used ... When the curb rein is pulled, the shank of the bit rotates back towards the chest of the horse and the cheek (upper shank) of the bit rotates forward (since it is a lever arm) ... The curb chain is attached to the rings at the end of the cheek, so, as the cheek moves forward, the chain is pulled and tightened in the curb groove ...
Curb Bit - Accessories
... The curb chain or strap applies pressure to the curb groove under a horse's chin ... The curb chain is attached to the rings at the end of the cheek ... So as the cheek moves forward, it pulls the curb chain, tightening in the curb groove ...

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    The angels all were singing out of tune,
    And hoarse with having little else to do,
    Excepting to wind up the sun and moon,
    Or curb a runaway young star or two,
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)