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A pair of reins that are attached to a horse's saddle or girth and pass through the bit rings to the rider's hands.
- ‘To learn the two track maneuver, use a martingale or a snaffle bit with draw reins to encourage the horse to flex through the poll and keep his head still.’
- ‘This mare was so powerful that she could not stay balanced and the use of draw reins had brought her so far onto her front end that there was no job in riding her.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.