I spent this summer trying to find something that appealed to me. When you prefer to be on the bargain side of things this presents some difficulties. Plus I'm fussy. I don't like things over the top but I didn't want really plain either.
|This pretty head deserves a pretty bridle|
Two weeks ago I was killing time on Facebook when an ad popped up for a company called Solo Equine. I clicked on it and was surprised to find out that it was a Canadian site. The website promised quality leather for reasonable prices and a money back guarantee. I liked the photos of the 'Solo Silhouette' bridle and it was on sale for $155. Acting on impulse I decided to buy it:
|photo from the website|
As I was paying I realized that this company was just weeks old so I was taking a real chance. It also had 'patent leather' accents and I was worried that I was getting something that would look plastic and cheap.
I needn't have worried. The communication from point of purchase to arrival was excellent. I was messaged when it was ordered, filled, sent (with a tracking number) and two messages that it had been delivered. I knew it arrived when I received a text from Ed "what did you order".
I came home and did my chores first before opening the box. I was so impressed with it right out of the box. The leather was of lovely quality.
After dinner I headed out to try it on. I didn't add the bit - I just wanted to see if the head pieces fit.
I think that it fits quite well:
|what are you doing to me?|
|I need cookies if I'm going to model|
As you can see it comes with a flash attachment but I suspect I will be cutting that holder piece off.
I like how it tapered on the side - it shows off her refined head.
To be honest I liked everything about this bridle, except for the reins. It came with the cotton reins but I will just swap out mine.
I brought it back to the house and conditioned the leather. It's now hanging up and waiting for use. If you are looking for some tack I would suggest that you check out Solo Equine (and no, I'm not getting anything for this post).
Now if I could just get the weather to cooperate....