October 13, 2018

You have decided to pursue bitless riding, the new bridle has been bought and you’re ready to go. Or are you? What are the first steps to consider in training your horse bitless...

August 19, 2017

My eyes were opened to a different way of doing things with horses 9 years ago at a demonstration.  I walked out of there a changed person doubting and questioning all the ideas...

August 19, 2017

To bit or not to bit, that is the question... And it is a question that your horse should be able to help you answer. People often fit into one of these two categories: People w...

August 19, 2017

Trainer and 'Free Rider' Alycia Burton says what she thinks about using a bit if your horse struggles with them:

Most of the time I ride without using a bit with Goldrush becau...

August 19, 2017

British Dressage (BD) has responded to a rider’s calls for bitless bridles to be allowed in competition.

The rider, Tam Russell, contacted BD after being disappointed to find s...

August 19, 2016

"Bitless bridles are growing in popularity, with more riders ditching the mouthpiece for a variety of reasons. They say a horse or pony in a bitless bridle is more relaxed and r...

February 14, 2016

A Bit More Choice has been featured in Australian equestrian magazine Horses & People. The magazine have commissioned a fabulous cartoon from Tabitha Osztreicher (pictured)....

February 14, 2016

 The KNHS (Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation) have four classes of basic dressage. In 2008, they initiated a probationary three-year trial of bitless dressage.  In 2014, bitless...

December 8, 2015

I am one of the lucky ones, since youth exposed to the classical way of working with horses. Back then,  over thirty years ago, we used a simple snaffle for all work and the dou...

August 23, 2015

Concordia Equestrians is a new organisation for those who want to train their horses in a more compassionate way. Riders are given the opportunity to compete on a level playing...

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