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  • Name of rope that goes around a horses neck
  • Horse saddle handle around horse head

 
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    07-16-2010, 10:17 PM
  #1
Weanling
rope around neck for a handle

Is there an actual name for the piece of rope that goes around the neck of a horse to hang onto just incase you drop your reins? I think jumpers use them sometimes to hang onto instead of pulling on the bit to keep balanced?
     
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    07-16-2010, 10:33 PM
  #2
Started
Everybody I've ever seen with a neck strap uses an old stirrup leather.
     
    07-16-2010, 10:34 PM
  #3
Showing
A monkey strap? That's what's sometimes hooked onto the front of an English saddle for new riders to grab if they need to.....
     
    07-16-2010, 10:35 PM
  #4
Weanling
Thats what I thought but I wasn't sure and didn't want to look like a total dork. Thanks
     
    07-16-2010, 10:36 PM
  #5
Weanling
Whats a monkey strap
     
    07-16-2010, 10:38 PM
  #6
Showing
This is a monkey strap:



They're usually made of leather, but I couldn't find any pics of a leather one on a saddle surprisingly
     
    07-16-2010, 10:40 PM
  #7
Weanling
Oh I like that - thanks.
     
    07-16-2010, 10:41 PM
  #8
Foal
I've always heard them referred to as a jumping strap. Don't know if that's the actual name though! But I don't use them. I've seen people use their martingales for that as well. I have a friend who-when she goes on trails or out cross country- uses an extra set of reins around her horse's neck. It's something to hold on to, and if she needs an extra set of reins, she's got 'em!
     
    07-16-2010, 10:41 PM
  #9
Showing
No problem :)
     
    07-17-2010, 03:21 AM
  #10
Foal
I use an old stirrup leather around my pony's neck when I ride bareback
     

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