Whitaker Barton flash bridle


The Barton Flash Bridle from the Whitaker Range features a plain browband with raised detailing and matching noseband.

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John Whitaker


Whitaker Barton flash bridle is crafted from genuine leather with italian style finish

Whitaker Barton Flash Bridle features a plain browband with raised detailing, it is durable enough for everyday, whilst the Italian finish makes it special enough for competition use.

The noseband features raised detailing and there is tonal stitch throughout.

Features of the Whitaker Barton flash bridle:
– Removable Flash Strap
– Rubber Reins Included
– Padded Headpiece and Noseband
– Italian style leather finish

Available in black


John Whitaker

John Whitaker MBE (born 5 August 1955, Huddersfield) is a British equestrian and Olympian who competes in show jumping. He has won numerous international medals including an olympic silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles.

He is best known for his partnership with the horse Milton with whom he won the Du Maunier Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows and won over £1 million in prize money before being retired in 1994.

However he won his olympic medal in 1984 on Ryan’s Son who he was given at the age of 18 and had a partnership with for 14 years.

He is also the managing director of John Whitaker International Limited which produces tack and equestrian clothing.

John, Clare and their family live in West Yorkshire in the village of Upper Cumberworth, right on the edge of the Pennines. The farm is set on the hill above 140 acres of land. It has stabling for 36 horses and purpose-built pens to house the young horses and cattle.

There is an indoor school and outdoor grass / jumping arena. Which includes Dyke & Derbybank built by John. The yard also contains three tack rooms, three washboxes, solarium and clipping areas.

There are two large horse transporters that each carry nine horses and have living accomodation for the grooms, as well as a small wagon which carries three horses. The stables are run by both John, Clare and their children Robert, Louise & Joanne, along with their valuable members of staff.



John Whitaker