Bridle sentence example

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  • The roads are scarcely passable bridle tracks.

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  • Petya held his horse by the bridle, impatiently awaiting the order to mount.

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  • Removing the bridle, he released the horse in the corral.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In the deme of Colonus he was worshipped with Athena, the reputed inventor of the bridle.

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  • For nine years she was not only his most faithful nurse, but an attraction to his house, where she tried to bridle the licence of the conversation of the time.

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  • He hoped to concentrate power in his own hands,to bridle the Jacobins,and to remodel the constitution.

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  • To his contempt for men he added that of all ideas which might put a bridle on his ambition; and to guard against them, he inaugurated the Golden Age of the police that he might tame every moral force to his hand.

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  • The senate applied for peace, but when the Genoese replied that they were resolved to "bit and bridle the horses of Saint Mark" the Venetians decided to fight to the end.

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  • He gave the horse an affectionate slap on the flank and hefted the saddle and bridle to his shoulder.

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  • Do not bridle up the free spirit by the rules of method.

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  • These are often muddy and heavily rutted from horses using the bridle path.

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  • The witches' bridle, a gag to prevent them from speaking whilst being led to execution, is still preserved in the county hall.

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  • There were no cities or large towns before the arrival of the Norsemen; no stone bridges spanned the rivers; stepping stones or hurdle bridges at the fords or shallows offered the only mode of crossing the broadest streams, and connecting the unpaved roads or bridle paths which crossed the country over hill and dale from the principal dials.

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  • The bridle with leather covered cupped or half cupped blinkers.

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  • She led Princess into a stall and removed the saddle and bridle.

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  • Tabarettascharte (Sulden to Trafoi), foot path Stelvio Pass (Trafoi to Bormio), carriage road 9,055 Gavia Pass (Santa Caterina to Ponte di Legno), foot path 8,651 Timmeljoch orTimblerjoch (Solden to the Passeierthal and Meran), bridle path.

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  • It is sometimes referred to as a ' scold 's bridle '.

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  • Winding the reins around the saddle horn, he shook out his rope and tied it to the bridle.

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  • 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.

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  • Besides this the harness of each horse consisted of a bridle and a pair of reins, mostly the same as in use now, made of leather and ornamented with studs of ivory or metal.

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  • In some of the more thickly settled and prosperous districts of the Eastern Cordillera these bridle paths have been so much improved that they may be considered reasonably good mountain roads, the traffic over them being that of pack animals and not of wheeled vehicles.

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  • Sometimes he saw her cantering past; she always acknowledged his 2004 business business commerce e news salute, but never drew bridle.

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  • Feeling very strange, I patiently stood while Ellen showed the little girl how to put a bridle on.

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  • The strap under a horses throat which holds the bridle in position.

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  • We have had a bridle on her and she has been sat on.

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  • The young man looped the bridle over a low maple limb, and leaving the horse standing sauntered over to the bench.

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  • I took advice bridle on, long rein and treat him when he went in ok.

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  • The reins fell loosely against Pegasus's shoulders which led up to a bitless bridle.

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  • Aims to combine the two bits of a double bridle into a single mouthpiece.

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  • The brown leather bridle handles with stud details look perfect against the squashy structure of the bag.

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  • Stallion bridles have a brass browband and mare bridles have a plain or rolled browband to match the bridle.

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  • Made of soft padded corduroy with leather bridle and saddle.

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  • Ewan caught sight of the barbarian's look of righteous wrath and hastily grabbed his horse's bridle.

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  • No Picture Available The bridle has a lined and raised noseband.

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  • Bow irons and similar fittings for securing the lath replaced the sinew bridle.

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  • A simple snaffle bridle should be used on a novice or young pony and for lead rein and first ridden classes.

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  • He had seen women retch and vomit when the bit was forced into their mouths and the bridle locked in place.

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  • Pragel Pass (Muotathal to Glarus), carriage road in progress Hacken Pass (Schwyz to Einsiedeln), foot path Holzegg Pass (same to same), bridle path Ibergeregg Pass (Schwyz to Iberg and Einsiedeln), carriage road 7,126 6,877 6,811 6,227 5,512 5,417 5,158 5,099 4,616 4,613 Krazeren Pass (Nesslau to Urnasch), bridle path.

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  • Umbrail Pass or Wermserjoch (Munster Valley to the Stelvio road), carriage road Passo di Val Viola (Bernina road to Bormio), bridle path Giufplan Pass (Ofen road to Fraele), bridle path.

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  • Another hussar also rushed toward the horse, but Bondarenko had already thrown the reins of the snaffle bridle over the horse's head.

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  • Here it was that Athena helped Bellerophon to bridle Pegasus; and hence she received the epithet of "the Bridler," Chalinitis.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Passo Dheira (Livigno to Trepalle) bridle path.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • One of them was leading by the bridle a fine large French horse he had taken from the prisoner.

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  • 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.

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  • They used no stirrup, but had both bridle and bit.

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