Neue Schule releases poll pressure guide for bits

There’s been a lot of debate over whether a baucher bit exerts pressure on a horse’s poll. I’ve written about it before. But I still hear people claim that they like the bit because of the poll pressure. Now, the bit company Neue Schule had done a study that shows something surprising: Not only does […]

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What makes a “Comfort”able Bridle?

I’ve been reading recently about the “Comfort Bridle” or “Elevator Bridle” that was developed by Lorraine Greene of Horsesence Saddlers. Variations on this design are now being marketed by several leading manufacturers, such as Albion and Jeffries. The principle behind this type of bridle is that by maximizing the horse’s comfort, you can improve its […]

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