Forged iron 4 5/8" height to fit the Icelandic pony. Scalloped edge, 3/3/ rectangular holes. See The Medieval Horse and its Equipment, p.86 for a discussion of this type. These shoes were mounted with
Fasteners and connectors found at NOvrogod medieval dig.
Bridle, Vendel III boat grave. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr 3.jpg
Illustration of the bridle from Vendel III boat grave
10th century Borre, Norway.
9-11th century horse gear. B is a bridle from Gnezdovo, Russia, C is reconstruction of the Borre, Norway bridle.
9-11th century Sweden
10th century stirrup, Dijon, France
Russian 10th cent bit. Cheeks made from bone or horn
10th century Birka, Sweden