Neck: Unit of measurement that's about the length of a horse's neck, which is a little less than a quarter of a length.
Nod: Lowering of head a horse extends with the nose touching the finish line ahead of a close competitor. Nose: Smallest advantage a horse can win by.
Nose band: A leather strap that goes over the bridge of a horse's nose to help secure the bridle and to help keep the mouth closed and the tongue from sliding up over the bit.
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