Sentence Examples with the word snaffle

In this manner of holding the reins the snaffle is not so likely to slip, while the curb can be easily slackened or drawn tighter.

Another hussar also rushed toward the horse, but Bondarenko had already thrown the reins of the snaffle bridle over the horse's head.

As military riders use the curb only the position of snaffle and curb as just explained is reversed in the cavalry service.

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Assuming that a double-reined bridle is used, the third finger of the left hand should be first inserted between the snaffle reins; then the little, third and second fingers should be between the curb reins, the two outside reins being the curb, and the two inside ones the snaffle.