Originally Posted by Saddlebag
There is always someone who makes a "profound" statement that winds up in print. Recently I read that the bridle path should be scissored rather than clipped. The reason being the clippers create an uncomfortable stubble whereas the bristles from scissoring will lie down. My question is, how the hell would someone know if the stubble under the bridle is uncomfortable? Or do they just think they know?
Well, I don't know
, but just like back in the '70s when riding without a saddle pad was a trend in the show ring, it seemed very uncomfortable for me, so I never did it. I didn't know if it was or not, but it just makes me feel better. :P Didn't mean to offend anyone.