Even for a local show I would still use a bridle...but that's just me. My background is "A" level hunters and so using a halter would just seem wrong. BUT THAT'S ME, (I say again:). Too many years being drilled on "looking the part".
Just use the plain halter, IMO. Sounds like you'll need extra rudder control and so def. Thread the chain. :)
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