I saw an ad that showed a horse working in a double bridle with a flash. It was an advanced horse & a BNT was marketing the horse - I couldn't tell if she was the rider. I was taught that this is a big No No. Is it as " forbidden" as I was taught? Personally, I prefer to not school in anything that I can't show in - tack wise. I was just wondering the consensus on this.
Dressage Daily - for sale 100k+ Horse's name is Strauss. It's the schooling video. And now I'm not so certain it's a double. There are 2 sets of reins & there is a flash, but I can't see what the top rein is attached to. Maybe it's 1 bit with 2 sets of reins??? Note - I'm not affiliated with this horse or person & no, I'm not shopping in this category lol. It is fun to window shop though.
Heck, I saw that woman from SoCal that does "dancing horses" exhibitions riding one of her Friesians in a double, flash, draw reins AND a standing martingale - all at the same time. She's the one with the "rare as the mythical unicorn" chestnut "purebred" Friesian. (Rare as something that doesn't exist! Now THAT'S rare!) The announcer said something like,
"imported from Europe." More like "exported in the dark of night before the Friesian registry saw it and pulled it's sire/dam's papers."