March 5, 2011

Bitless Bridle

I cut this one more than a year ago but I never found the time to work on this until last week, after I received a request for a similar item. Throatlatches are a bit too long, but I can always shorten them. Black leather, size full, raised brow- and nose-bands. Noseband is kept in place with regular hook-type bit billets, so it can slide left and right. Stainless steel rings act also as stoppers to this movement.
Adjustment buckles are on both sides of the bridle:
A detail:
Another one:
Soon I'll post pics of the one I'm making in these days, cob size and hazel leather.

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