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Seabird

Another tack question

I watched the King George chase on TV yesterday.
The winner, Long Run, had 2 bobbles, the size of ping pong balls dangling from his headpiece as he was led into the winner's enclosure.

            What for?
Woodsmoke

I think they're to prevent the horse from headshaking?
Seabird

That was my thought woodsmoke - but I should imagine they'd be quite distracting during the race. Expect he's used to them.

ps his head was all over the shop as he was led in, that's how I noticed them - so they don't work that well.  
devonbound

Another tack question

I was thinking that they might be used for blocking out most of the noise, we used to use something similar when i worked in a point to point yard. I know alot of showjumpers use them but slightly different design.

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