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Where can I find sheepskin with velcro for cheekpieces on the bridle

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  • Where can I find sheepskin with velcro for cheekpieces on the bridle

    I started using a 3 ring bit with a figure 8 noseband on my horse and am finding it causes some rubs on the side of his face. (he is thin skinned). I have an old funky piece of sheepskin (about 15yrs old) with velcro that I used for a similar problem on a different horse years ago and that is working for the moment. But Id sure like to find one that doesnt look so scruffy and which has newer (better) velcro. I just cant seem to find anything to replace it. I see this arrangement on some of the upper level jumpers wearing similar bridles so it has to be out there. Ideas anyone?

  • #2
    I would try a shipping halter fleece pieces.

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/dover%2...s1d0jsx5rh2y45

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      #3
      Wow thats a lot of sheepskin - but Im sure my horse will enjoy having the rest of it on his halter! Thanks for the input

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      • #4
        Ebay has a seller that sells sheepskin pieces for dead cheap. They are high quality and come in lots of styles and colors.
        I am on my phone 90% of the time. Please ignore typos, misplaced lower case letters, and the random word butchered by autocowreck.

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        • #5
          How competent are you with sewing? you could probably make what you want pretty cheap. Any fabric store like JoAnns would have what you need.

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          • #6
            I also just used those sheepskin Velcro shipping halter pieces, you can always shave the sheepskin down a bit if it's too puffy

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            • #7
              Shipping halter pieces Picked up some really cheaply this weekend for a shadow roll...
              Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.

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              • #8
                Halter fuzzies would certainly be the easiest. Feel more than free to grab a pair of scissors and go to town trimming the fuzz down. I usually hack away at anything fuzz-lined to make it less intense. Subtle sheepskin is one thing, a sheep attached to your horse's leg (or face in your case) is not a good look.

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