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        03-31-2010, 05:01 PM
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    Exclamation Bridle help!!!!!!!

    I have finally come to a point where I REALLY need a new bridle. I am noticing some weaknesses in the straps and am really wary of using it. Unfortunately, I can only afford like $40. I need a bridle with a flash and something to match the new brown wintec I am getting. I REALLY like fancy browbands but with my budget, I don't think I can afford one at the moment. Once I buy my saddle and gullet kit, I will be able to know for sure how much money I spend. I need something of GREAT quality. Something that will last me a while. I don't think I need reins. I like the ones I have so I think just a headstall with a flash will do. As much as I hate taking care of leather I prefer a synthetic bridle but have heard bad reviews from Wintec ones so no Wintecs please. Used is acceptable as long as it is good quality and in good condition.
         
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        03-31-2010, 05:29 PM
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    Foal
    You arent going to find anything for 40$
         
        03-31-2010, 05:47 PM
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    Green Broke
    Check out Dover's Suffolk bridle brand. They are all under 40 (not including shipping) and I am very very pleased with the one I bought from them. Its about five years old, no cracks or anything in the leather, super supple from day one.
         
        03-31-2010, 05:51 PM
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    Showing
    I have to agree with HorseLove. With the features you want, $40 is a rather difficult number - but you never know. Do you have one now you can use until you can enlarge your budget?
         
        03-31-2010, 06:49 PM
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    Thanks QH Dragon!
    Iridehorses I do have one
         
        03-31-2010, 06:53 PM
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    I was also going to suggest Dover's suffolk line - they were used on the lesson horses where I used to board, great bridle for the price :)
         
        03-31-2010, 06:56 PM
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    Thanks! Anyone have any uses ones?
         
        03-31-2010, 07:29 PM
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    Showing
    I'd go with the used one, frankly. I go to Dover all the time (we have 2 stores around), and when I was looking for one I tried all cheaper bridles, and everything under $80 (I believe) was VERY stiff and made in India.
         
        03-31-2010, 07:30 PM
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    I've never heard anything bad about the Wintec bridles..I've been using them for years and I adore them.
    I would think that would be the best synthetic bridle you could get around your price range..
         
        03-31-2010, 08:33 PM
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    Ill probably check on the Suffolk ones. Ill also look at used ones being sold on an online store
         

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