Picking a bridle for your horse can be as important as selecting the right saddle. The shape, thickness and style can make a difference to the look, comfort and your horse's way of 'going'. As more and more research has been completed on the anatomy of the horse's head, there has been a change in the design to take the position of nerves into account so tack can be more sympathetic, these Anatomical bridles such as the Micklem Bridle by Horseware are the next generation of bridle can be used to help alleviate issues such as head shaking and contact problems.
While traditional-style bridles are by far the most popular choice, there has been an increasing number which incorporate pieces of anatomical design in their headpieces with padding and shaping so the horse's comfort is taken more into account.
At Houghton Country, we stock a range of styles covering both English leather and imported leather, flash bridles, plain cavesson bridles, grackle bridles and we also stock a large range of horse bits and as well as nosebands, browbands and number holders as part of our selection of saddlery accessories and spares and a wide variety of reins suitable for most equestrian activities.
If you need any help choosing your new horse bridle don't hesitate to get in touch with our knowledgeable staff who'll be happy to help, you can contact us via email, phone and Facebook.