A determined kicker needs to have his head kept up, and for this purpose a bearing-rein will be found of great service.
As for the bearing-rein, here again the question is one of use.
The use of the bearing-rein, which prevailed in Egypt, was unknown to the Assyrians, or disapproved by them.
Dunstable was also a sweet boy, but he, too, objected to the bearing-rein.
It is a great pity to see that so many people will put the rein, called a bearing-rein, upon their horses.
As in Egypt there are no traces visible; two driving-reins are attached to each horse, but the bearing-rein seems to be unknown.
As foolish as we are in that way, the bearing-rein is used in the States.
But on examining into this mode of fixing the head, it will be found to operate on a different principle from the bearing-rein.
On the other hand, the bearing-rein, like a certain feminine piece of harness, may be used for purposes of fashionable distortion.
Then take the rein, double it, pass the bight of it through the terret, with the loop over the bearing-rein hook.