Bridlewise



(of a horse) obedient to a touch of the reins on the neck, without pressure of the bit on the mouth.
Historical Examples

Skyrider B. M. Bower

adjective
(US) (of a horse) obedient to the pressure of the reins on the neck rather than to the bit

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