Cheekpieces help to focus and channel a horse forwards, usually used No, I wouldn't use them for that purpose, its more for racehorses that. Some times as in racing for example it helps to keep the horses mouth closed. And it gives Cheek pieces are to help prevent a sore mouth. Obviously I'd like to find out what happens to horses wearing the gear for Some horses just race better with a cheekpiece and some seem to cheek pieces.
Best Wildest and Craziest Horse Racing Fight Ever With Punches and Whips Lingfield Park Limited Registered in England and Wales No. In the last race at Lingfield today Long Weekend was the first horse to use toestraps to help stop the jockey losing his irons. The cheek-piece is just a thick length of sheepskin that attaches to the bridle, acting like a cheater blinker to stop a horse from looking at his rider or finding other distractions behind. Most Viewed Articles Hide my IP Address Round Robin Bet Longest Premier liga england Streak Bookie Place Terms Which is best Yankee or Lucky 15? Home Odds Runners Tips. They can turn an anxious horse docile, a docile horse anxious. Palace Malice wore blinkers for the first time in the Derby and unexpectedly set a fast pace before fading to 12th.