What is another word for bridles?

128 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bɹˈa͡ɪdə͡lz], [ bɹˈa‍ɪdə‍lz], [ b_ɹ_ˈaɪ_d_əl_z]

Bridles are a common piece of equipment used in horse riding. They are most commonly used to control the horse's head and movement. Synonyms for bridles include halters, headstalls, and reins. Halters are made of rope or leather and are used to lead or tie up the horse. Headstalls, on the other hand, are more complex and include a browband and a throat latch that help keep the bridle in place. Reins are another important part of the bridle and are used to control the horse's movement, including stopping and turning. Other synonyms for bridles include snaffle and bitless bridles, which offer different levels of control and comfort for the horse.

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What are the hypernyms for Bridles?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    horse tack, equine equipment, riding gear.

Usage examples for Bridles

The servants, going out one morning, found a man lying on the ground, a short way from the stable, with a number of bridles and other horse-trappings near him, and the dog holding him by the trousers.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
He had them both by their bridles and dragged them skilfully to their feet and up the bank.
"The Shepherd of the North"
Richard Aumerle Maher
Crimthann, his father, said: "Connaught's royal power be thine; their silver and their gold, their horses with their bridles, and their noble women be at thy discretion, only leave me not!"
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz

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