The above manœuvring of the reins will give the "original position" for the double bridle in the left hand.
With the Weymouth curb and bridoon a double bridle is, of course, used.
The average of horses go best on a double bridle, that is to say, the common hard and sharp or curb, with a snaffle.
double bridle: The reins of the curb-bit and bridoon, when both bits are placed together in the horse's mouth.
It may be necessary for her to ride at this pace with a double bridle (curb and snaffle).
In verse 13 the marginal translation is nearly the correct one: "Who can come to him within his double bridle?"
A bridoon is the term applied to the snaffle of a double bridle, which is a bridle that has a curb and a snaffle.