How to figure 8 knot a bridle?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

How to figure 8 knot a bridle?

This is a discussion on How to figure 8 knot a bridle? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • How too knot a horses bridle
  • How to wrap a figure 8 bridle

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-01-2012, 04:45 PM
  #1
Started
How to figure 8 knot a bridle?

At the barn I ride, I don't own a horse by the way so I ride... but I haven't been in some time and wasnt getting the hang of how to do it. You figure 8 knot it some how. Does anyone have a diagram or know how to do this???
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-01-2012, 05:30 PM
  #2
Ink
Weanling
You mean for hanging the bridle up right?

This is from practical horseman:
  1. Hang the bridle by the crownpiece on a hook.
  2. Put the buckle of the reins on top of the crownpiece.
  3. Take the throat latch and wrap it counterclockwise around the bridle and reins one and a half times and slip the end through the keepers. (Don't buckle it.)
  4. Take the noseband and wrap it once around the bridle and fasten it in the front by slipping the end through the keepers.
I do it a little differently, but I'll try to take some pictures to illustrate that when I go out to the barn tonight.
     
    02-01-2012, 05:58 PM
  #3
Started
I think that's how you do it, thanks. And yah to hang it on a hook.
     
    02-01-2012, 09:29 PM
  #4
Trained
Ink, I'd love to see a picture. This sounds like way too much effort and I'm trying to figure out why bother. I just hang mine up by the crown pieces and loop the reins over.
     
    02-01-2012, 09:39 PM
  #5
Trained
Oh, and I have to say it: KNOT not NOT
     
    02-02-2012, 09:28 AM
  #6
Ink
Weanling
Haha, It sounds complicated but it really only takes a couple extra minutes and I think it makes everything look nice and organized. I'm a total neat freak when it comes to the barn, but you'd never know it looking at me apartment .

Anway, sorry the pictures aren't the best. But what I do is loop the reins over the throat latch and wrap it around the bridle clockwise so the reins end up tucked away in the back. That's just how I was taught to do it. Hope that helps.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Figure8 1.jpg (51.3 KB, 91 views)
File Type: jpg FIgure8 2.jpg (27.1 KB, 107 views)
     
    02-02-2012, 08:18 PM
  #7
Trained
Yup, definitely way too much effort for me, but I could see in a busy tack room how that would be a good method. Thanks for the pics.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS - Figure 8 Bridle EnzoEventer Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 01-01-2012 01:48 PM
Figure 8 bridle jumper444 Horse Tack and Equipment 2 05-08-2011 02:56 PM
Figure 8 Bridle equineeventer3390 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 04-04-2011 07:16 PM
Figure 8 bridle question Ak1 Horse Tack and Equipment 2 03-20-2010 06:29 PM
Which Figure 8 Bridle? kerplop Horse Tack and Equipment 9 03-04-2009 06:09 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0