The school of Légèreté Part 6: Riding in a double bridle



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For Philippe Karl, the double bridle is a superb way to communicate with the horse in a very specific manner. He uses the Fillis hold as he can then use the snaffle and the curb separately. Of course, the horse must first become accustomed to the double bridle, with Philippe Karl again beginning this work from the ground and then carrying this over when sitting in the saddle. The flexion and bend is achieved with the snaffle and the curb used to improve the stretching and rounding of the poll.

You will learn in this video:

  • How a horse should respond to the double bridle, first from the ground and then from the saddle
  • Everything about the Fillis hold and its uses
  • Why the horse should lengthen the neck while lowering the head 

Further videos in this series: 

Philippe Karl

Philippe Karl was a rider for famous Cadre Noir in France for thirteen years. He has made a worldwide name for himself as a trainer, author, and founder of the Ecole de Légèreté.

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