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Synonyms for headstall

the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head


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9) If the headstall has a chin strap, attach it in a way that once it is fitted the horse's head is facing forward.
crown piece, cheek piece) forming the rest of the headstall.
This photo has been published previously, and the interesting feature is that he is riding a horse decked with a woman's horse tack including the high pommel and cantle saddle with beaded drops, wide stirrups with beaded flaps, neck collar and headstall.
The saddled horse is wearing a partial silver headstall, which is blurred in this image by movement.
I look at the walls around me that are nailed and studded and holding stiff ropes--stirrups, bridles, reins, flourishes of headstalls and straps, harnasses and spurs, peggings of leather riggings, worn old chaps, cracked hames, and unknowable leather things.
To make a living, Ramon fashioned spurs, stirrups, headstalls, breastplates, earring, bracelets, and brooches, all in "the Chilean style" (meaning Mapuche), which he traded for cattle, sheep, and horses.
Wander toward the back of the shop, where craftsmen bent over worktables make saddles and spur straps, horse headstalls, and leather bags.
This extensive, fully illustrated list includes many interesting frontier items such as holsters for the Colt Paterson and Walker revolvers, an 1870s-style double-loop holster for the Ruger Blackhawk, buffalo hunter Sharps rifle cartridge belts, new designs in old-time spur leathers and cowboy headstalls, 1880s-style vests (with the old-timey lapels), high-waisted frontier trousers, cavalry saber wrist knots and more.
The following release will be Headstalls for our Western Riders.