checkrein


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a rein designed to keep the horse's head in the desired position

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Soon the checkrein and the cruel practice of docking short ears and tails disappeared.
The muscular envelope functions as a dynamic splint and protects the cervical spine during ROM, whereas the ligamentous structures act as a checkrein, limiting motion at the end points.
Springs and wires were attached to the pelvis and femur to simulate the checkrein effects of the short rotator muscles and the iliotibial band.
9 In April 1905, Harper's Weekly published a short story by Jean Clemens, "A Word for the Horses," describing the mistreatment of horses by riders using checkreins and martingales.