Custom Otto Schumacher Bridles

Otto Schumacher was founded in 1953 with the sole purpose of producing high quality riding equipment. They strive to please the varying tastes of their customers with the motto "everything that is possible will be made". The result is a tack line with unparalleled hand-craftsmanship and top of the line materials.

Olson's Tack Shop is proud to be a direct importer of Otto Schumacher bridles, girths, and browbands. We have years of experience designing custom bridles to your exact specifications. Custom colors, sizes, styles and more are all within the realm of possibility. Browse some of the examples below, then call us to set up an appointment to make your dream bridle a reality!

Please note: Olson's strives to keep many of these bridles available for immediate purchase, however, not all items are available at all times. Due to the time required for fabrication and import from Germany, ordered items may take up to 8-10 weeks to arrive. Please call the store with any questions.

Stock Bridle Options:
All stock bridles come standard with flat leather reins with stops. Many different types of reins are available by request.

The München Snaffle/Double Bridle:
Perfect for horses with refined heads, the rolled leather of the München combined with the placement of adjustment buckles at the pole leads to a distraction-free bridle. Many people love the slim lines that the München provides.
Comes standard with a 4cm padded crank noseband, rolled leather browband, cheeks, and throat latch. Snaffle bridle comes standard with a flash. Customize this bridle with noseband width and padding options, or with a custom browband.
Available in sizes: 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.

Please note that the crown of the München is not padded. Crown padding is available separately for both the snaffle and double bridle.



The Venedig Snaffle/Double Bridle:

If you are looking for a little extra sparkle, the Venedig is perfect. Complete with a curved crystal browband, padded crank noseband, and padded mono-crown, this bridle is a rider favorite. The crown piece is anatomically formed to give the horse's ears a bit more room, and is padded for comfort. The browband comes standard curved with 6mm clear crystals. Customize this bridle with different nosebands, padding colors, or with a custom browband.
Available in sizes 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.


(double bridle shown with custom XL crystal browband and 5cm XL noseband)



The Venedig XS Snaffle/Double Bridle:

Though this bridle appears quite similar to the standard Venedig, the Venedig XS has a few key differences. All leather straps are slightly thinner for a more streamline appearance, and the noseband is anatomically formed to limit bulk and pressure above the bit.
Comes standard with a monocrown, 4cm "XS" crank noseband, and 6mm clear crystal curved browband. Customize this bridle with different nosebands, padding colors, or change out the browband for one of your own design.
Available in sizes 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.




The Malmö Snaffle/Double Bridle:
A staff favorite, the Malmö bridle is a masterpiece in attention to detail. An anatomically formed crown piece is cut back slightly to offer more room for the ears. The crown is also a padded mono-crown to eliminate pressure points. Comes standard with a 6mm clear crystal curved browband and a 4cm padded crank noseband. The snaffle bridle comes standard with a flash noseband. This bridle is fun to customize. Select padding colors, patent or standard leather colors, or swap out the browband for one of your own design.
Available in sizes 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.




The Florenz Snaffle/Double Bridle:

If you are looking for a traditional, straightforward bridle the Florenz is perfect. Easy to clean due to limited detailing. Cheek pieces adjust on the top of the crown for clean lines along the horse's cheeks. The 4cm padded crank noseband ties into the monocrown for a streamline appearance. The crown piece is padded for comfort. Comes standard with a plain black browband . Noseband of snaffle bridle comes standard with a flash.
Available in sizes 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.





The Berlin Snaffle/Double Bridle:

The original Otto Schumacher bridle, the Berlin is a masterpiece in simple, effective styling and design. Comes standard with a 4cm padded crank noseband, and a lightly padded black browband. Crown design is standard to be used with traditional nosebands and does not feature padding.
Available in sizes 0-pony, 1-cob, 2-horse, or 3-oversized.