It looks like a double, but a double is not terribly different from a pelham, and depending on the mouthpiece can be much gentler than some of the snaffles these days.
I think this was a bad day for the horse kind of thing, not a bitting kind of thing.
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Wonder if we will ever know the cause of the rearing? ie Horse had tongue over bit, we got it back over the bit, all is well. Horse had a bee in her bonnet, literally, we removed said bee, all is well.