Definition of double bridle in English:

double bridle


  • A bridle which has both a curb and a snaffle bit, each with its own set of reins.

    • ‘When do you consider it appropriate to begin to work the horse in a double bridle?’
    • ‘Now you have a double bridle that, unlike a single rope bridle, will not quickly chafe through.’
    • ‘Where the two reins of the double bridle appear, the riders leave the lower, curb rein slack and ride on the bradoon or snaffle rein.’