Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: southern Arizona
Where I live, it is normally referred to as a headstall, bit or no bit. I call it a bridle, but I also trot & canter my horse, regardless of saddle type. I use my one-ear headstall but bridle my horse. What people call things seems to vary with location and original background...
... Energy is an admirable thing, but the energy of stupidity seldom avails much..." - On Seats and Saddles (1868), Francis Dwyer, Major of Hussars (light cavalry)