Definition of check rein in English:

check rein


  • A bearing rein.

    • ‘He bridles the horse, and secures the end of the check rein over the left head post, or to the picket rope.’
    • ‘The excess check rein can be cut and removed after the final tightening of the check reins.’
    • ‘Bridles are split crown with side check reins, available with either round or square blinds.’
    • ‘After attaching the check rein loosely the pony is walked around to get used of it.’
    • ‘The use of bitless bridles, bearing reins and check reins is prohibited except for hackneys in special classes or on road drives.’