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Dogon Noseband

It probably demonstrates my ignorance, but when I think of African bridles I tend to picture rather severe-looking ring bits. So the metal nosebands sometimes used by the Dogon people were a pleasant discovery. They are used as a hackamore … Continue reading

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African whips

Several years ago I had an interesting whip, it was black and made of a length of wood or vine, the three branches of which twisted around each other. It can be seen at http://www.sportingcollection.com/whips/w174/w174.html. I had bought it as … Continue reading

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