Made of fabric or mail, a covering for the body of the horse divided into two parts that met at the saddle.
Related term(s): Horse Armour; Chanfron; Crupper; Flanchard; Crinet; Peytrel
Category: Armour and Shields
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 62-3.