The roads are scarcely passable bridle tracks.
Rough roads and bridle-paths only are found in the interior.
5,496 Col de la Forclaz (Chamonix to St Gervais), bridle path.
They used no stirrup, but had both bridle and bit.
Petya held his horse by the bridle, impatiently awaiting the order to mount.
Removing the bridle, he released the horse in the corral.
Col Rosset (Val Savaranche to the Rhemes Valley), bridle path (C).
It was symbolized by the Greeks as an old man in a more or less sitting posture, with a goat and her kids in his left hand, and a bridle in his right.
9,236 Col di Fremamorta (Tinee Valley to the Baths of Valdieri), bridle path..
12, 353 Col d'Olen (Alagna to Gressoney), bridle path.
- From Winchester, in Hampshire, to Canterbury, in Kent, runs a road or way which can still be traced, now on the present made roads, now as a lane, bridle path, or cart track, now only by a line of ancient yews, hollies or oaks which once bordered it.
As evidence of such prowess, and as a token of his right to a share of any spoil, the warrior was accustomed to scalp his enemy and adorn his bridle with the trophy.
Col Sommeiller (Bardonneche to Bramans), snow 9,718 Col de la Traversette (Crissolo to Abries), mainly bridle path beneath pass tunnel made in 1478-1480.
The proper adjustment of the reins is the next thing to be attended to, and as the management of these depends so much upon the seat being firm and independent of the bridle the acquisition of a firm seat is certainly half-way towards the acquirement of good hands.
9,420 12,320 Monte Moro (Saas to Macugnaga), partly bridle path.
The bridle road up the mountain leaves Glen Nevis at Achintee; it has a gradient nowhere exceeding 1 in 5, and the ascent is commonly effected in two to three hours.
CHARLES GILES BRIDLE DAUBENY (1795-1867), English chemist, botanist and geologist, was the third son of the Rev. James Daubeny, and was born at Stratton in Gloucestershire on the II th of February 1795.
Here it was that Athena helped Bellerophon to bridle Pegasus; and hence she received the epithet of "the Bridler," Chalinitis.
This pass which leads from the Gastein valley to Carinthia is the oldest bridle-path over the Hoher Tauern.
Assuming that a double-reined bridle is used, the third finger of the left hand should be first inserted between the snaffle reins; then the little, third and second fingers should be between the curb reins, the two outside reins being the curb, and the two inside ones the snaffle.
To trot, press the legs to the saddle, and raise the bridle hand a little, and, after a moment's sitting close, begin to rise ("pose") in cadence with the action of the horse.
In jumping an ordinary hedge or ditch at moderate speed, there is of course a moment of time during which the horse is on his hind legs, and in theory the rider should then lean forward, but, in practice, this position is so momentary, and the lash out of the hind legs in the spring is so powerful, that it is best not to lean forward at all, because of the difficulty, if not impossibility, of getting back in time for the reverse movement, when the rider should be preparing to render the horse some assistance with the bridle as his feet touch the ground.
8,629 Passo di Collalunga (Tinee Valley to Vinadio), bridle path.
8,426 Col della Ciriegia (St Martin Vesubie to the Baths of Valdieri), bridle path 8,370 Col des Granges Communes (St Etienne de Tinee to Barce lonnette), bridle path.
8,042 Col della Lombarda (same to same), bridle path..
7,858 Col de la Cayolle (Var Valley to Barcelonnette), carriage road 7,717 Col di Santa Anna (Tinee Valley to Vinadio), bridle path 7,605 Col del Sabbione (Tenda to Valdieri), bridle path 7,428 Col d'Allos or de Valgelaye (Verdon Valley to Barcelonnette), carriage road.
Col d'Etache (Bardonneche to Bramans), bridle path Col dell' Agnello (Val Varaita to the Queyras Valley), bridle path.
Col Girardin (Ubaye Valley to the Queyras Valley), bridle path..
8,855 Col de Sautron (Val Maira to Barcelonnette), bridle path.
8,823 Col de Longet (Ubaye Valley to Val Varaita), bridle path.
8,767 Col de Mary or de Maurin (Ubaye Valley to Val Maira), bridle path.
8,708 Col d'Abries or de Prali (Perosa to Abries), bridle path.
8,695 Col de la Roue (Bardonneche to Modane), bridle path 8,419 Col de Frejus (same to same), carriage road, beneath which is the so-called Mont Cenis railway tunnel.
Col de Clapier (Bramans to Susa), bridle path..
Col d'Arsine (La Grave to Monestier), bridle path Col des Pres Nouveaux (Le Freney to St Jean d'Arves), bridle path 7,523 Col des Sept Laux (Allevard to Bourg d'Oisans), bridle path 7,166 Col du Lautaret (Briancon to Bourg d'Oisans), carriage road 6,808 Col de la Croix de Fer (Bourg d'Oisans to St Jean d'Arves), carriage road..
Col de Lauzon (Cogne to the Val Savaranche), bridle path (E) Col du Bouquetin (Bonneval to Val d'Isere), snow (C).
9,836 Col de Sort (Val Savaranche to the Rhemes Valley), partly bridle path (C)..
Col de la Leisse (Tignes to Termignon), snow (W) Col du Mont Iseran (Bonneval to Val d'Isere), bridle path (C).
Col de la Sachette (Tignes to Bourg St Maurice), foot path Col du) Palet (Tignes to M06tiers Tarentaise or Bourg St Maurice), bridle path (W) 8,721 Col du Mont (Ste Foy to the Val Grisanche), bridle path (C) 8,681 Col de la Croix de Nivolet (Ceresole to the Val Savaranche), bridle path (E).
8,665 Col della Crocetta (Ceresole to Forno Alpi Graie), bridle path (C) Col de la Platiere (St Jean de Maurienne to Moitiers Taren taise), partly bridle path (W) 8,531 Col de la Vanoise (Pralognan to Termignon), bridle path (W) 8,291 Col des Encombres (St Michel de Maurienne to Moutiers Tarentaise), bridle path (W).
12,159 Col de Sorebois (Zinal to the Val de Torrent), bridle path.
9,167 12,051 Col de Fenetre (Val de Bagnes to Aosta), bridle path 9,141 11,956 Z'Meiden Pass (Zinal to Turtmann), bridle path.
8,977 11,615 Col de Fenetre (Great St Bernard to the Swiss Val Ferret), 11, 539 bridle path.
8,147 10,913 Col de Valdobbia (Gressoney to the Val Sesia), bridle path 8,134 10,893 Great St Bernard (Martigny to Aosta), carriage road.
5,971 Col de Voza (Chamonix to Contamines), bridle path..
Another hussar also rushed toward the horse, but Bondarenko had already thrown the reins of the snaffle bridle over the horse's head.
As a rule, however, bridle-paths supply the only means of communication.
The country is altogether difficult of access, and only one military route leads up from the river Terek, while every one of the eleven passes known across the Caucasus is a mere bridle-path.
8,688 Bassa di Druos (same to same), bridle path..
8,990 Col d'Orcieres (Dormillouse to Orcieres), bridle path..
6,765 Col du Glandon (Bourg d'Oisans to La Chambre), carriage road Col de l'Alpe de Venosc (Venosc to Le Freney), bridle path Col d'Ornon (Bourg d'Oisans to La Mure), carriage road.
6,431 Baranca Pass (Varallo to the Val Anzasca), bridle path.
Col della Nouva (Cogne to Pont Canavese), partly bridle path (E) .
Fenetre de Champorcher (Cogne to Champorcher), bridle path (E) Col de Vaudet (Isere Valley to the Val Grisanche), foot path Col de Bardoney (Cogne to Pont Canavese), snow (E).
7,179 Col de la Madeleine (La Chambre to M06tiers Tarentaise), bridle path (W).
12,579 Col de Chermontane (Val de Bagnes to Arolla), snow 12, 543 Cimes Blanches (Val Tournanche to Ayas), bridle path 12,540 Col de Torrent (Evolena to the Val de Torrent), bridle path 12,527 Augstbord Pass (St Niklaus to Turtmann), bridle path.
8,855 11,503 Bettafurka (Ayas to Gressoney), bridle path.
8,311 11,086 Col de la Seigne (Chapieux to Courmayeur) bridle path 8,242 10,985 Col de Susanfe (Champery to Salvan), foot path.
8,202 10,962 Col du Bonhomme (Contamines to Chapieux), bridle path.
7,917 10,742 Col de Moud (Alagna to Rima and Varallo), bridle path.
7,622 10,696 Col d'Anterne (Sixt to Servos), bridle path.
Col d'Egua (Rima to the Val Anzasca), bridle path..
7,336 Col de Balme (Chamonix to the Trient Valley), bridle path.
7,221 Simplon Pass (Brieg to Domo d'Ossola), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath 6,592 Col de Checouri (Courmayeur to the Lac de Combal), bridle path.
After securing an animal of the right height, weight and disposition, with a saddle of a length of tree and a breadth of seat that fits the rider and that is lined to fit the back of the horse, with a bridle bitted to his mouth, the first step is to mount.
An excellent way to start a pupil is on a sure-footed horse without bridle, the master governing him by a leading rein until the pupil has acquired a firm seat and can be trusted with reins.
Col de la Croix (Torre Pellice to Abries), bridle path Petit Mont Cenis (Bramans to the Mont Cenis Plateau), bridle path.
One of them was leading by the bridle a fine large French horse he had taken from the prisoner.