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So my gelding has a funky head, and he's been hard to fit bridles to. Since I've been riding western, it hasn't been too big of an issue. I've had better luck with horse sized bridles than the two draft bridles I've tried. His head isn't terribly long, and he takes a standard sized bit okay. But his head is extremely broad across the brow and he has a very thick throatlatch, heavy jowls. I've been buying standard horse sized bridles, removing the browband and throatlatch and it has worked well, but since I have somewhat renewed interest in trying english again, I'm really at a loss for what I need to do to try to find an english bridle to fit him. Where do I measure, is there a particular "style" of english bridle that would suit him better?

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Hey, thanks! I'll try that. Any tips on what kind of bridle I should be looking at? We wont be doing any jumping, obviously not his style :) Just basic arena work. Good idea also about getting the two and mix/matching pieces. Thanks a lot!
 

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Go here: JustBridles.com
You can mix and match any sized bridle parts you need for a complete bridle. So you could get all horse sized bridle parts, an oversized browband and oversized throatlatch/crown.

I wouldn't go cob, they're mostly for horses with finer heads, a lot of TBs fit in those.

For flatwork I would get just a basic plain cavesson.

OMG that website it perfect, exactly what I need *lol* Thanks so much, I can build exactly what will fit him! Going to bookmark that for future use as well.
 
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