^A bitless bridle has nothing to do with that, which is what you're suggesting. Using a bit, you're training a horse to respond to pressure. Using a bitless option, you're training a horse to respond to pressure. If a horse is going to take off, they'll do it with or without a bit. You seem to be suggesting that without a bit you have no control, and that's just ignorant. There's plenty of reasons to ride or drive bitless, and you'll have no less control than bitted, unless of course you were using a strong bit to mask training issues.
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