Horse Terminology

Saddle- what riders sit on whilst they're riding
Reins- The thing that riders use to control the horse and they hold it with their hands.
Throat lash- A piece of leather that goes around the throat on the bridle.
Nose band- Goes around the nose
Flash-nose band- Goes around the mouth so the horse can't open their mouths.
Girth- Goes around the horse's stomach and attaches the saddle to the horse.
Jodphurs- What riders wear to stop the saddle from rubbing their legs.
Back protector- Protects your back if you suffer a fall and is mandatory in cross country.

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