Quality English Bridles for Awkward Sized Head

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  1. Friesiangirl

    Friesiangirl Senior Member

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    My poor Mare.

    So right now, I'm buying bridles and piecing together what I need, but I wanted to know if anyone had more useful advise for me because this can't be the first time someone has had this issue.

    I have to buy 2 bridles (1 horse, 1 cob) and mix and match, which is twice as expensive and leaves me with stuff I'm not using.

    Now that I'm looking into show bridles, I really don't want to drop $200-$300 TWICE to get what I need. But I will if I have to....

    I guess that's the gift of the Arab TYPE face, with the length of a TB...

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Kristal H

    Kristal H Senior Member

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    The owner of Tack Zone will let you buy Bobbies Bridles by the piece. He charges a small amount extra for "Breaking" the bridle. I have one that uses pony cheeks, cob crown/caveson and horse browband.
     
  3. Friesiangirl

    Friesiangirl Senior Member

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    You are my hero. I wasn't aware of that!

    I'm on the site now, but for the sizing there isn't an option to custom match. Do I simply email the vendor with teh request? :)
     
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    BluemoonOKy Senior Member

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    I think my friend @CoopersPprScpr has a special sized headed four legged friend...this might be useful information and she may have some insight for ya.
    This thread title made me think..."big head, little arms" :D
     
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    Friesiangirl Senior Member

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    Maddy is not part T-Rex, but she is part Moosen. It's why her head is soooooo longgggg

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  6. Kristal H

    Kristal H Senior Member

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    Yes, email what bridle you want and the sizes you need, and he will contact you, sometimes is takes a few days for a response.
     
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    hamerface Senior Member

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    Sabre will let you mix and match pieces if you order directly through them.

    @Fancy That did it I believe.

    They're truly beautiful, the Cordoba elegance line would be stellar on your mare.
     
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    Friesiangirl Senior Member

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    I had to buy 2 of those to get one function bridle... A Horse and cob. :(

    Another similar brand I had to buy 3... one horse, one cob... and one pony. UGH.
     
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    Wow, this thread is awesome! Sparky has a weird head - he's half Arab, half Quarter. Kind of short face but huge jowls. :p Just finding a halter to fit him is a challenge and don't get me started on bridles!
     

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