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Micklem Competition Bridle

Horseware Ireland
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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 with an Ergonomic Design

The Micklem Competition Bridle by Horseware Ireland is designed to fit the horse's skull and prevent uncomfortable pressure points. This unique shape makes this bridle the most comfortable and effective ever designed. Available in both black and dark havana (brown). Approved for FEI competition.

Favorite Features

  • Ergonomic design to fit the shape of the horse's skull
  • 5/8" Eco-friendly with rubber reins
  • Stainless steel buckles
  • Padding on noseband, browband, and cheek pieces

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Pony, Cob, Horse, Large Horse

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Micklem Competition Bridle is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 256.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth trying I have been using this bridle for about 2 months now. My horse of 4 years has always been an evader of the bit. I must say, while this isn't magic, it does keep my horse on the bit longer. I recommend this bridle to those who struggle with keeping their horse on the bit.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Bridle While it's not a miracle worker, my mare no longer has a head-shaking problem and is much more relaxed. She still rubs her face, but maybe that's just a bad habit? The leather is good quality. It's a bit dry, but nothing a coat or two of lederbalsam didn't fix. It was flexible and accepted the lederbalsam well. I am happy with my purchase of this bridle.
Date published: 2016-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from well designed I bought this bridle for my morgan who has some nerve damage on his head. He seems to accept the bridle just fine. I purchased the cob sized bridle which is well sized for his typical morgan head. I agree with other reviews on leather quality, although adequate, I expect slightly higher quality leather at this price point.
Date published: 2016-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nicely made and easy to fit to horse. I have ridden in this about 5 times now and I am slowly seeing changes in my horses acceptance of contact. She is now starting to look for the bit as apposed to trying to be evasive for most of the time She seems happier overall and more relaxed.
Date published: 2016-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Super bridle I have tried a number of nose bands and headstalls on my horse. He just never seemed comfortable. This bridle molded to his head right away with some adjustments. He seems much more comfortable and willing to go to the bit and work over his back. The other reviewers felt the quality of the leather was not good, but mine was soft and pliable right away. I have cleaned and balmed it a couple of times and it just gets better.
Date published: 2016-06-11
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