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Dr Cook's Bitless Western Headstall

Bitless Bridle Inc.
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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Why We Love This 

THE BRIDLE THAT STARTED THE BITLESS REVOLUTION!

SAFE, GENTLE, EFFECTIVE CONTROL AND CLEAR COMMUNICATION

Dr Cook's Bitless Western Headstall features an independent rein straps and a smooth, comfortable noseband that provides a clear, pain-free signal and instant release. Although The Bitless Bridle is indisputably a bitless bridle it bears no other resemblance to the pre-existing and traditional bitless bridles. Dr Cook's Bitless Western Headstall works on an entirely new and different concept compared with all previous bridles. The Bitless Bridle  provides full service communication, whereas the traditional bitless bridles have limitations in their ability to provide for rider/horse communication. 

Favorite Features

  • Hand crafted out of quality US bridle leather. (Wickett & Craig of America).
  • Crafted by some of USA's finest American leather workers.
  • Features western looking buckles and have silver star removable Conchos at the browband.

Sizing It Up

Bridles available in medium (average horse) Small (ponies and very small horses) and Large (Warmblood).

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Dr Cook's Bitless Western Headstall is rated 4.846153846153846 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice leather I really wanted a leather Dr Cooks, I had the Beta. The leather is not stiff, it's nice and pliable.
Date published: 2016-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent quality. I was expecting a little better leather quality, this doesn't take conditioner well and had a weird feel - it's nothing like English leather, harness leather or Herman Oak. The brow band was too small for my small headed 15'1 hand Quarter Horse mare so, I swaped it out from my snaffle bridle set up and it is much prettier now too. My horse responded well to it the first time using it. I like it much better than riding in a ridgid nose piece sidepull (which seemed too severe) or my rope halter. I got this primarily for my daughter (7yrs) to not hurt my mare's mouth and to trail ride - as I do let my horse eat as we go.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent purchase I have a 16.1 OTTB that came directly from the track. This bridle complemented the Warwick Schiller training methods seamlessly. He's used in 3-day eventing and also with this bridle specifically for trail riding western. While I use latigo leather split reins, it could easily be used in English and he flexes at the poll easily. The color in the photo for the Western headstall is very accurate. Medium is the perfect size for my very typical OTTB's head.I am considering purchasing another one to match my English saddle. It really does have enough control for cross-country.
Date published: 2016-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bridle! I have a very sensitive Andalusian gelding that I have owned for 6 years. I have tried many different bits but none have really made him happy. Decided to give this bridle a try. He is finally relaxed and stays round and on contact. He is even building a better top line and neck! Wish I had tried it sooner. Very pleased!
Date published: 2016-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT Bridle! I bought this bridle about 10 years ago, only the neoprine version, and started my young colt out on it. Worked TERRIFIC. Now I just bought a 12 year old QH and thought I'd use one on him too.....this time I went with the leather and glad I did. Really nice soft leather. No reason to ever put a bit in your horse's mouth again. They will LOVE you for it.
Date published: 2016-01-28
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