bitless

bitless

(ˈbɪtlɪs)
adj
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) without a (horse's) bit
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to enable their horses to live without shoes, and bitless bridles.
Faulkner writes of it, "if that blood and bone and muscles represented that polygamous and bitless masculinity which he [Houston] had relinquished, he never said that" (931).
WITHOUT any licence or exaggeration I can recall to this second the way in which the shivers ran up my spine as John took the reader through that spellbinding afternoon when a bitless Mandarin and a heroic Fred Winter won the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris (see back page of pullout).
It's the same in either field, really, as you can only rush forward once you understand the core ideas," says the inventor of the Nurtural Bitless Bridle.
An avid horsewoman, Brooks also developed a "better bitless bridle" for horses; visit www.
Bitless Bridle UK will demonstrate treeless saddle fitting and bitless bridle fitting.
They stole a range of riding equipment including saddles, bridles including a hackamore bitless bridle, horse blankets, head collars, leading ropes and girths for the saddles.
Thus Houston's wild stallion 'represented [its owner's] polygamous and bitless masculinity' in The Hamlet (like the spotted ponies that run wild later in that novel), whereas domesticated men, useful plug horses that they are, head into the stall at evening" (29).
Surrey are an awesome side with some fantastic cricketers, of which he is one, but perhaps having been there all his career so far, he just needs to come to a different club; one with a slightly lower profile where he will be under a little bitless pressure and he could just work on getting every last ounce out of his ability.
Bitless wonder Coastal Bluff snatched a Nunthorpe dead-heat for rodeo rider Kevin Darley at York yesterday while Alex Greaves had to settle for half a record.
He has a default position of distrust of elaborate race tactics or excessive tack, and relates how Bobby Elliott would be happy to ride up the gallops with a bitless bridle.