a strap that passes under a horse's throat and helps to hold a bridle or halter in place.
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How to use throatlatch in a sentence
The Ghost is creeping up again, wearing down horse after horse, finally reaching tna's throatlatch.Cape of Storms | Percival Pollard
At once the old man released the bridle and readjusted the throatlatch.The Heritage of the Hills | Arthur P. Hankins
The throatlatch should admit four fingers between it and the throat.Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army | War Department.
Now the black neck was straight and taut, flatcapped by the slim ears that lay close to the throatlatch.Thoroughbreds | W. A. Fraser