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double bridle

a bridle with four reins coming from a bit with two rings on each side
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  • It may be necessary for her to ride at this pace with a double bridle (curb and snaffle).

    The Horsewoman Alice M. Hayes
  • With the Weymouth curb and bridoon a double bridle is, of course, used.

  • The above manœuvring of the reins will give the "original position" for the double bridle in the left hand.

    The American Horsewoman Elizabeth Karr
  • double bridle: The reins of the curb-bit and bridoon, when both bits are placed together in the horse's mouth.

    The American Horsewoman Elizabeth Karr
  • In verse 13 the marginal translation is nearly the correct one: "Who can come to him within his double bridle?"

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
  • A bridoon is the term applied to the snaffle of a double bridle, which is a bridle that has a curb and a snaffle.

    The Horsewoman Alice M. Hayes
  • The average of horses go best on a double bridle, that is to say, the common hard and sharp or curb, with a snaffle.

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