This head harness, used to ride and control a horse, includes the bit (made of metal), reins, and headstall (commonly made of leather). The bit is a metal bar that fits into a horse's mouth and is attached to the reins. The rider can tell the horse which direction to turn by gently pulling left or right on the reins.
A bridle is a piece of equipment used to control a horse. The bridle fits over a horse's head, and has the purpose of controlling the horse. It holds a bit in the horse's mouth, or holds on the nosepiece of a hackamore and other type of bitless bridle.
What they gave out before driving licenses. Also a configuration of kite-lines that are precisely measured and attach at certain points on a foil kite to maintain its shape while in the air, and help in the kite's control and lift-generating capabilities.
lines that form the junction between a foil kite and the flying lines. A foil kite may have a complex bridle. An inflatable kite usually has no bridle and the flying lines are connected directly to the kite. Bridle lines are sometimes called shroud lines.
Arrangement of lifting equipment or rigging hardware that enable a load to be shared between the legs of a bridle. Two way, three way, 'H' are all types of bridle. Load sharing is an important part of a bridle but they are also commonly used to suspend an object in a position where a Dead Hang is not possible. Submitted by Piers from London, UK.
lines that form the junction between kite and flying line. The bridle transmits the commands of the pilot to the kite. The bridle is made up of specific portions. The tow point (where flying lines are attached), in-haul (from the centre T to the tow point) , upper out-haul (from upper spreader leading edge to the tow point) and, lower out-haul (from lower spreader leading edge to tow point). For a more detailed look at different types of bridles (ie, active, dynamic, static etc) see Andy Wardley's website.
To dream of a bridle, denotes you will engage in some enterprise which will afford much worry, but will eventually terminate in pleasure and gain. If it is old or broken you will have difficulties to encounter, and the probabilities are that you will go down before them. A blind bridle signifies you will be deceived by some wily enemy, or some woman will entangle you in an intrigue.
The disconnectable, rubber insulation-covered downhole end of a survey cable on which current and measure electrodes (cable electrodes) are mounted for resistivity measuring electrode configurations requiring longer spacings than can be attained on a sonde. The head, to which the sonde is attached, is an integral part of the fishing bell and bridle.