I love the Micklem I have! My horse used to be super itchy all of the time and try to rub his head on the fence. Now, he just accepts the bridle without all the itchiness. He also used to chomp the bit constantly. Since I have been using this bridle, it has barely been noticeable. He just holds the bit in his mouth now, rather than chewing it constantly. Definitely a good investment for me!
I love my micklem. My horse used to go in a figure 8 and he would twist his jaw all the time. He doesn't feel the need/can't do this in the micklem. He is also much more comfortable in it
the Micklem bridle is ergonomically shaped in a way that it is not putting pressure on the horses face nerves. It gives the horse more freedom in some areas of the head which leads to a better riding especially with sensitive horses.
The Micklem bridle is a good investment in my opinion! Especially for horses with a sensitive mouth: it can help them to accept the contact in a much easier way. Even if your horse doesn't have any apparent problem, the design of the bridle can provide him with some aditionnal comfort. It allows you to switch faster between the lunging, bridle or bitless functions. I didn't try it already but it's in my wishlist!
Yeah thank you!! I just wanted people opinions as I didn't want to spend £120 if it didn't do anything X
A micklem bridle relieves the pressure on the nose, and when you pull on the bit it puts some pressure on the poll