The Danish Equestrian Federation has set a limit to the tightness of nosebands. Photo by Dansk Ride Forbund.

Following a study that identified a correlation between tight nosebands and mouth lesions, the Danish have set a rule across all disciplines – a minimum spacing of 1.5cms must be achieved between the noseband strap and the horse’s nasal bones.

Source: The Danish Equestrian Federation has set a limit to the tightness of nosebands. Photo by Dansk Ride Forbund.