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standing martingale

noun
1.
martingale (def 1).
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  • Being secured to the breastplate by a standing martingale, it requires no reins.

    Ladies on Horseback Nannie Lambert
  • With horses that rear or are inclined to star gaze a woman should always, except in the hunting field, use a standing martingale.

  • The standing martingale looks better if hung from a breastplate in the same manner as a running martingale.

  • When the standing martingale is used it is fastened to the noseband or to the cavesson, which many use in its place.

  • On such an animal the standing martingale is valuable, because it makes him keep his head in a proper position.

    The Horsewoman Alice M. Hayes

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