stable gear

Definitions of stable gear
  1. noun
    gear for a horse
    synonyms: saddlery, tack
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    bit
    piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding
    caparison, housing, trapping
    stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
    cinch, girth
    stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    hame
    stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces
    harness
    stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
    headgear
    stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head
    martingale
    a harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth; prevents the horse from throwing back its head
    horse blanket, saddle blanket, saddlecloth
    stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle
    yoke
    stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
    apishamore
    a saddle blanket made of buffalo hide
    bar bit
    a bit for horses that is a solid bar of metal
    bard
    an ornamental caparison for a horse
    bridle
    headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
    bridoon
    a bit resembling a snaffle bit; used with a separate curb
    curb, curb bit
    a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
    hackamore, halter
    rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    horsecloth
    a cloth for the trapping of a horse
    Pelham
    a bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle
    snaffle, snaffle bit
    a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb
    type of:
    appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia
    equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
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