Bridal/ Headstall Hunt
Currently, I ride with a totally open headstall...no throatlatch, no browband, no nose or chin bands. It has no slits or loops for his ears, it's simply a length of leather that goes from the bit to the back of his head and back to the bit, with a tightening buckle on the right cheek and chicago screws. He likes the openness a lot, and doesn't have a problem with slippage.
The problem I'm running into is finding another. I'm not sure if I don't know the proper name, or it's just a very rare tack item. The one I have is an untooled double thick stitched harness leather. I don't know the maker, as it has no marks on it and I bought it out of the sale bin.
Anyone know the proper name, or where I can look to get a backup? I would also be willing to do a browband, but would rather not do a throatlatch...he doesn't particularly like them.
"Sit tall in the saddle, hold your head up high. Keep your eyes fixed where the trail meets the sky. And live like you ain't afraid to die...don't be scared, jut enjoy the ride." - Chris LeDoux