Definition of double bridle in English:

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double bridle


A bridle that has both a curb and a snaffle bit, each with its own set of reins.
Example sentences
  • Where the two reins of the double bridle appear, the riders leave the lower, curb rein slack and ride on the bradoon or snaffle rein.
  • Now you have a double bridle that, unlike a single rope bridle, will not quickly chafe through.
  • When do you consider it appropriate to begin to work the horse in a double bridle?

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Syllabification: dou·ble bri·dle

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