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post #1 of 6 Old 02-01-2014, 09:11 PM Thread Starter
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Art Bridles: made from bailing twine

Hey all,
I am an artist and musician as well as horse owner.
For one of my art pursuits I wanted to make some art that was both functional and environmentally friendly.
I made some bridles from twine, and wanted to share them with you.

Bitless bridle model made with red, blue, yellow, and white twine. Chrome plated clips and o rings.

This one was a halter where I just took pieces at random and left no consideration for color or knots. There is a chrome o ring on the halter to clip to.

This one I used the rust twine to make a regular English bridle.
You are seeing the clean side of all of these, the "functional side" where the pieces are tied together is tied just like a rope halter would be, some are even adjustable!

Going to make more soon to try more types of braids, any color combos or styles you would like to see?
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post #2 of 6 Old 02-01-2014, 09:21 PM
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Those are so creative!! Would certainly take a lot of ingenuity-how cool! Maybe you could sell these in your area eventually? :)
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post #3 of 6 Old 02-02-2014, 04:03 AM
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You should sell them!
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post #4 of 6 Old 02-02-2014, 12:02 PM
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I made a braided twine bridle for my bosal but it doesn't look anywhere near as nice as these! Lol. I especially like the orange english bridle.
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post #5 of 6 Old 02-02-2014, 12:13 PM
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What a wonderful way to re-use bailing twine! Very nice.

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post #6 of 6 Old 02-11-2014, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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I'm glad you all like them! I have started on a few more and will share when they are done and photos have been taken!
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