curb bit insignia

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by HORSEPIX, May 24, 2008.

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  1. Have to provide accurate caption for photo i took during tentpegging at royal Windsor. Most grateful for confirmation that curb bit on sleeve denotes trained saddler in mounted units.
    Thanks in anticipation.
  2. Tentpegging? Is that a posh name for dogging?
  3. Oh ye of little class, I see you are RLC which explains why you are unaware of the noblest of sports.

    Sorry I cant help you horsepix, but i am sure a real donkey wolloper will know for sure.
  4. Horsepix, your right, a bit on the sleeve is for the saddlers. Other mounted regiment trade badges are a horseshoe for farriers and a spur for the remount riders.
  5. Thank you all for your speedy and eventually relevant answers.