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    04-14-2011, 04:44 PM
  #1
Foal
Bitless bridle ideas?

I usually ride my horses bareback with the halter and lead or reins. That's not the most professional look out on trail rides and such. Does anyone have advise of a bitless bridle type thing that is as harmless as a halter, but LOOKS better? Possibly able to be used with a headstall.
I don't want to use a bosal or hackamore. Do they make anything for a bridle headstall that's basicalls just a loop around the nose? I didnt really see any threads that asked this so thought I would see what other may know of. Thanks!
     
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    04-14-2011, 04:59 PM
  #2
Trained
This is what I have: Side Pull Attachment. It's essentially the noseband of a rope halter, just wider. You attach it to a headstall with a curb chain. My mare's previous owner rode her in a rope halter, but it stretched out a bunch and is really loose, so I got that.
     
    04-14-2011, 10:30 PM
  #3
Banned
Hadden hackamore!
(it's a type of leather bitless bridle that attaches to your regular headstall--Google it)
     
    04-14-2011, 10:33 PM
  #4
Started
Why not just ride in your halter?

If your horse listens to it, who cares what anybody else thinks?
     
    04-14-2011, 10:52 PM
  #5
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by phantomhorse13    
why not just ride in your halter?

If your horse listens to it, who cares what anybody else thinks?
Yeah, I don't really ride with anyone anyways, so its really more for me. Im trying to get tack that's actually decent and matching for once. I've never had more then a matching halter and lead rope. Lol
     
    04-14-2011, 10:56 PM
  #6
Trained
I forgot to mention with the one I had, if you want, you can email the lady and ask for 3 colours rather than 2 if you get fancy stitching (the zigzaggy part) for free. Mine is purple, bright blue, and lime. It's very pretty.
     
    04-14-2011, 11:30 PM
  #7
Banned
THIS!!!!!!!!

Kincade Hackamore Noseband, brown - Jeffers

With a black nylon bridle or kincade english bridle. :)
     
    04-15-2011, 12:01 AM
  #8
Showing
When I decide that I want to ride bitless, I have my choice of rope halters with tied on leads. For a while, I did the soft hackamore thing with the halter and mecate rein, but I got tired of messing with the extra lead.


Although I really like the looks of these and someday when I have that amount of money laying around that I can just blow on something I don't really need, I may get one of these.
4 Plait Soft Rope Hackamore w/Flat Reins | NRS - National Roper Supply - Western Wear, tack, team ropes, horse tack, team roping ropes, bits...
     

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