What a Bridle Horse Is with Richard Caldwell

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 2

The traditional Spanish bridle horse is a beautiful sight to behold. Richard Caldwell offers his opinions on what a ‘true’ bridle horse is and is not. In the vaquero tradition, the bridle is used for communication, not control. In this style of horsemanship. it is important that the right tools are used in the proper sequence. Developing a bridle horse takes time and it is about excellence, not perfection. The end result is a horse that is a pleasure to ride and does his work with grace and finesse.

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