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The blinders were used so that the horse would focus on what was in front of them instead of what was behind and beside them. Also some people thought they looked fancy.

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What is another name for a horses blinker?

If you mean the ones that horses commonly wear when racing then they are also called blinders.

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You mean blinkers? They wear them either carriage driving or in horse racing to make sure they don't look behind and lose concentration.

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In races, some horses wear blinders to keep them from being distracted by horses or other things to their left and right.

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What do horses wear on the bottom of their hoofs?

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What do horses wear?

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What types of clothing do horses wear?

Horses don't wear clothes, but they do wear metal horseshoes and leather saddles.

Why racehorses wear winkers?

Some horses tend to be 'spooky' or they shy from certain things in the environment. The way a horse's eye works, it has a very large field of peripherial vision, simply put, the horse can see almost to his own tail. Winkers or blinders as they are sometimes called, keep the horse looking forward and focused on what is in front of him. He is not able to spook at things to both sides when wearing blinders.

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Do mustangs and domestic horses both wear horse shoes?

By mustangs I assume you mean wild horses. No, only domesticated horses SOMETIMES wear horse shoes; it is not a requirement that they wear shoes. Two of my horses do not wear shoes and the other one only wears them on his front feet for orthopedic reasons.

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What is the strap driving horses wear?

A saddle.

When do horses wear saddles?

When they're about to be ridden.

What do horses wear on their hooves?

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Why do horses ware horses shoes?

*Grammatically correct/correctly spelled version of question:* "Why do horses wear horse shoes?" In short- The same reason you wear shoes. Not all horses wear shoes, but when they do it's to protect their hooves from being damaged. You see shoes on horses with sensitive/already damaged hooves wearing shoes, as well as horses that have to walk on hard dirt or stone.

How do wild horse wear down their teeth?

Wild horses wear their teeth down the same way normal horses do... by eating! Just like captive horses, when they eat grass (or hay for normal horses) they chew the food by grinding their teeth. This grinding causes their teeth to wear down.

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