Nov 12, 2014

Steps involved in making a bridle by hand

Not only are IR Bridles hand crafted, they are designed to last. No part of the bridle is left out when thinking of the comfort of the horse and rider. Each IR Bridle starts with the very best in English bridle leather which has a straight edge cut into it, then the strips for the

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Jun 16, 2014

The Importance of Anatomy in Bridle Design

There has been huge movements forward in understanding saddle fitting and designs in the last decade or so, but we are only recently doing the same with bridles. IR Bridles strives to be at the forefront of bridle design especially as each bridle is made specifically for each horse there is scope to adjust the

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Mar 10, 2014

Refurbishing a piece of 100 year old history

While training towards qualification as a saddler, I was on the lookout for a sewing machine. Not just any sewing machine but the cast iron No 6 Harness Machine made by The British United Shoe Machinery Company.

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