What bits do you use on a double bridle?

The double bridle consists of two bits; a Weymouth and a bradoon. The bradoon should be equal in size and shape to the standard snaffle bit you use on your horse as it is to be fitted in the same place in the horse’s mouth. The Weymouth is attached a little lower in the mouth, where the horse’s jaw is narrower.

What bits do you use on a double bridle?

The double bridle consists of two bits; a Weymouth and a bradoon. The bradoon should be equal in size and shape to the standard snaffle bit you use on your horse as it is to be fitted in the same place in the horse’s mouth. The Weymouth is attached a little lower in the mouth, where the horse’s jaw is narrower.

What is the difference between a snaffle and Bradoon?

is that bradoon is a type of snaffle bit, with small rings, usually used on a double bridle in conjunction with a curb bit while snaffle is a broad-mouthed, loose-ringed bit (metal in a horse’s mouth) it brings pressure to bear on the tongue and bars and corners of the mouth often used as a training bit.

What is Weymouth bit?

About: The Weymouth Bit is an English bit, used in a double bridle. The mouthpiece can come in numerous style, however commonly has a low port. Fitting: The Weymouth is used with a Bradoon Bit. It is suggested that the Bradoon is purchased in your regular bit sizing, with the Weymouth 0.25″ smaller.

What bridle does valegro?

Equipe Double Bridle
Equipe Double Bridle, Used By Charlotte DuJardin and Valegro | Equipe Leatherwork.

What bits does Carl Hester use?

Carl Hester MBE, is a British dressage rider competing at Olympic level. “The horse’s mouth is to be respected and Sprenger bits use only the finest metals and craftsmanship – giving me total reassurance. Your horse only has one mouth – so make sure you use the best bits available: Sprenger.”

What does a Bradoon bit do?

A bradoon bit is a small ringed snaffle bit that fits in the top bit position of a double bridle, sitting above a Weymouth bit on an English dressage bridle or Saddleseat bridle. The bradoon bit, like other snaffles, is a direct pressure bit, mostly providing pressure on the corners and lips of the horse’s mouth.

Can you use a Bradoon on its own?

A Double bridle is a set of two bits, a bradoon, and a Weymouth. Each of the bits has its own set of reins and can be used separately and combined. The bradoon (also called bridoon) is used the same way as a snaffle, usually with smaller rings, loose or fixed.

Are Waterford bits harsh?

As a waterford restricts a horse from grabbing hold of the bit with their tongue and teeth, it means they are unable to lean on the bit as the joints collapse and move around. In result of this, the Waterford is a relatively strong and severe bit for a horse – so is best to use for those very strong horses.

What does a Kimberwick bit do?

This is a bit commonly used in general riding and provides more curb action to a horse that may be a strong puller or needs slight curb action to lower its head. It can not be used in dressage and many hunter classes, although you may see it on field hunters.