Definición de snaffle en inglés:


Saltos de línea: snaf¦fle
Pronunciación: /ˈsnaf(ə)l


  • 1 (also snaffle bit) (On a bridle) a simple bit, typically a jointed one, used with a single set of reins.
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    • To learn the two track maneuver, use a martingale or a snaffle bit with draw reins to encourage the horse to flex through the poll and keep his head still.
    • If she got a little strung out, or she leaned a little on the snaffle bit, I simply applied a half-halt as if I was aboard a hunter or dressage horse and I had my perfect little jog.
    • Only after the horse and human have progressed beyond the teaching phase the snaffle bit is introduced.
  • 1.1 (also snaffle bridle) A bridle with a snaffle bit.
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    • The horse should be fitted with a snaffle bridle, cavesson, roller or saddle, side reins and protection on all four legs, either boots or securely fitted bandages.
    • These horsemen rode with short stirrups, in snaffle bridles with a loose rein, in an uncollected, free forward manner that was the exact opposite of the extreme collection of the Continental riding school, with its emphasis on curb bits.
    • Notice the preponderance of single-rein snaffle bridles.


[with object] British informal Volver al principio  


mid 16th century (denoting a bridle bit): probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snavel 'beak, mouth'. The verb (mid 19th century) is perhaps a different word.

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