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In addition, blind flaps are often seen on moving horse so that they are not deflected or frightened, especially on congested roads in the town. With the exception of motor sports and competitive harnesses, most riding events do not allow the use of blinders at any point in the race, under punishment of retirement. Flip-overs are usually mounted on a plastic cover under the bridles in motorsport.
When riding, they are fastened to the cheeks of the bridles. Hinkers on an aussie race horse. Sometimes a "winker set" can relate to blinkers, but also to a related object, usually non-woven hoses, which are placed on the cheeks of a harness and function similarly to a shade roller in order to restrict a horse's visibility.
These do not limit the horse's vision as much as blinders. Winker (fleece reels that are placed around the cheeks belts) can be used in Australia's full-blood horse race. Soothers" are also used in Australia's motor sport, a blinker-style hooded body with net eyeshields that some people find reassuring.
Both" Blinker" and" Blinder" are also used in a metaphorical way to relate to those who have too close a view or are unable to see the bigger image. 1.
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