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post #1 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for an English bridle with clips

Hello!
So I'm looking for a new bridle, specificaly an english bridle where the bit attached via clips instead of the traditional way of looped leather. I've only found the bridle style in one place, here: Hadfield Bridleworks Hadfield Jumper Bridle w/ Flash and Clips - Bridles & Bits from Equus Now!

However I would very much like to NOT spead $355.95

If this specific style called something and I'm searching by the wrong terms? Or do you know where I could buy a similar bridle online or who makes this style?

Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 03:52 PM
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You could always buy the clips yourself and put them on :) Most tack shops sell those little clips, I've never put them on a bridle but I have put them on reins to change between laced & rubber reins quickly. They're very handy.

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post #3 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 04:54 PM
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You may have to order from England-
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post #4 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 05:24 PM
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you can get cheek pieces that allow you to clip the bit on instead of getting a whole new bridle.

Cheekpieces, Clip Bridle - Quality Bridlework & Tack from Old Mill Saddlery

And I agree with the above post, looks like you'll have to import.

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post #5 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 05:48 PM
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Just buy your own clips and buckle the cheek piece to the clip instead fo the bit. We've done it to a few PVC bridles because they are so stiff to undo.

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post #6 of 11 Old 03-28-2010, 09:29 PM
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sstack.com has some, but they do not include a caveson.
Schneider Saddlery Bridles

You can put your own clips on a regular bridle, though that does extend the length of the cheek pieces.
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post #7 of 11 Old 03-29-2010, 12:06 PM
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PM me I can make you one.

I'm not a fan of having clips on the reins as I find the noise distracting and I also don't think they are very safe as many people use normal trigger clips and not specifically made bridle clips.
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post #8 of 11 Old 03-29-2010, 12:45 PM
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You can just get the clips and or some leather pieces here whenever possible I like to make my own alterations to tack
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post #9 of 11 Old 03-29-2010, 01:01 PM
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Tory Leather makes one in multiple colors. I use mine all the time and I got a caveson made to match it. You can't tell that it's just a plain training headstall when I ad the extra stuff to it to make it show-able. Although I wouldn't show in it other than local shows and things if that's why you wanted one. I have this in a regular horse size and it's actually big enough for a warmblood/X-large head. As my QH has a large head and it's almost to the smallest notches for him because the snaps add length to the bridle. Tory Arabian Training Headstall - Statelinetack.com
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post #10 of 11 Old 04-04-2010, 01:16 PM
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Hi hun, I am in the uk and make bespoke bridles so if nutty can not help and I can't I am sure I can find some one for you who may be able to help.:) If you send me a pm if you get stuck and then I will see what I can do hun. :) Hope you manage to get sorted.
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