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Micklem Competition Bridle

Horseware Ireland
- Item #18335

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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

Sizing It Up

Pony, Cob, Horse, Large Horse


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    Micklem Competition Bridle is rated 4.473 out of 5 by 222.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy transition from a crank snaffle with flash Bought the full but had to exchange for the large horse size (my horse is 17hh and typically takes a full/ standard). Recommend reading the micklem size guidelines online- they are accurate.Easy set up- followed micklem guidance on YouTube - and smooth transition from a crank snaffle. Horse seemed happy and accepting.I have only ridden in it a few times but I like the concept and hope that it works for a happier, healthier horse!One complaint is that the leather loop that holds the bit strap together broke before use.
    Date published: 2016-02-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it! I purchased this bridle for my son's pony. We tried multiple different bits/fitting methods with other bridles but he would get his tongue over every single one. Had also tried a traditional flash and a drop noseband without success. Love this bridle! Pony & child are much happier.
    Date published: 2016-01-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks good, easy to bridle I bought this for a Warmbllod gelding. My other Horse size bridles are too big for him. I bought the Horse size Micklem. It is almost too small. It is long enough but very tight around his nose and jaw.The quality of the leather is good.
    Date published: 2016-01-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits great. Good quality This bridle is exactly what I was looking for! My OTTB has a small, refined head and the cob size fits him perfectly! Very happy!
    Date published: 2016-01-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bridle I have a hot headed Irish TB that was constantly above and behind the bit. At shows he would get strong and ignore cues for downward transitions so I bitted up. He seemed uncomfortable and I was at a loss for what else to do. I decided to try this bridle and it has made a huge difference. I was able to switch to a loose ring snaffle and he is lighter and steadier than ever. Great quality and fit, plus I love the reins.
    Date published: 2015-12-15
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