Some articles on rein, curb, curb rein, reins, curb reins:
... There are several rein holds which increase the ratio of curb to bradoon pressure ... In all these cases, the curb rein is held lower down in the hand than the bradoon, so that the two reins do not cross when the horse is viewed from the side ... As the distance increases between where the two reins insert into the hand, the curb reins becomes more and more prominent when rein pressure is applied ...
... works on several parts of a horse's head, depending on which rein is applied ... The mouthpiece acts when either the snaffle or curb rein is applied and puts pressure on the bars, tongue, and lips of the horse ... The curb chain and design of the mouthpiece can alter the degree of pressure placed on the horse's mouth ...
Famous quotes containing the words rein and/or curb:
“Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“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 (17881824)