riding halter

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Noun[edit]

riding halter (plural riding halters)

  1. A type of rope halter specifically designed to be used for riding horses. It is considered a type of bitless bridle. Ithas two rings set low on the noseband for the purpose of attaching reins. Horse control is achieved by direct pressure on the nose.

References[edit]

  • Metal in the Mouth. The Abusive Effects of Bitted Bridles, W. Robert Cook & Hiltrud Strasser, 2002.