A strap fastened to a horse's girth, passing between his fore legs, and fastened to the bit, or now more commonly ending in two rings, through which the reins pass. It is intended to hold down the head of the horse, and prevent him from rearing.
A lower stay of rope or chain for the jib boom or flying jib boom, fastened to, or reeved through, the dolphin striker. Also, the dolphin striker itself.
Piece of training equipment designed to fix a horse's head position. Common types include running, standing, and German. Strap from cavesson to girth to keep horse from throwing its head up, or from hames to girth to help back load.