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Showmark  Padded Fancy Stitched Bridle
Showmark  Padded Fancy Stitched Bridle
Colors/Options: Oakbark

Showmark Padded Fancy Stitched Bridle

Beautifully made, the Showmark Padded Fancy-Stitched Bridle features a padded, contoured, recessed crown design that allows the noseband hanger to rest in a discreet channel. This bridle includes laced reins included.


List Price: $249.95
Item # X1-12606
$ 159.99

The Showmark Padded Fancy-Stitched Bridle is perfect for the show ring. A recessed crown design allows the noseband hanger to hide in a discreet channel. Crown is also padded against the poll and contoured around the ears. 1/2" cheeks and stainless steel hardware. Laced reins included. Showmark bridles represent superior quality, up-to-date styles and unsurpassed value. Each bridle is handcrafted of Wickett & Craig American leather by one of the best bridle makers in the world. A fully integrated padded crown and matching lace reins are noteworthy features. Oakbark.

For a properly fitted bridle, a caveson noseband should sit just below the horse's cheekbones - generally no more than the width of 2 fingers from the bottom of the cheekbone to the top of the noseband (this does not apply to drop or figure 8 nosebands). Figure 8 nosebands should sit above the bottom of the cheek bone only if they have a ring that allows movement connecting the noseband to the cheek piece. The browband should never be gaping or flopping. Click Here for more information and examples.

Properly adjusted cheek pieces will cause the bit to create two gentle wrinkles at the corner of the mouth on each side. Cheek piece buckles should generally be at the level of a horse's eye, and on a bridle that fits a horse's head very well, all buckles will generally be at the same level as each other. These cheek piece guidelines are just a suggestion, as finding a perfect fit on all horses is near impossible. Multiple holes are given on cheek pieces to allow for vast adjustment. Keep in mind that the proper position of the bit is a priority over buckle placement. Click Here for more information and examples.

Some horses can be difficult to fit in a stock size bridle. For this reason, additional bridle pieces can be bought in a variety of sizes and it is never a problem to mix and match sizes of individual pieces to get the proper fit.

For a bridle size chart, please refer to the "Size Guide" link that appears on the product page.

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