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Racehorse Tongues Are Often Tied, Do You Know Why?

Racehorses have a lot of equipment they wear during a race. One item is a strap tied to a horse’s tongue and secured under its lower jaw. Why are racehorses’ tongues tied? Racehorses tongues are tied for two reasons, 1) to prevent the horse’s tongue from getting over the bit, and 2) to avoid breathing …

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