A path for riding a horse (which is controlled by a bridle).
(England) A right of way defined in law, over which the public have the right to travel on foot or on horseback or leading a horse, with or without a right to drive animals of any description along the way.
Bridleway Sentence Examples
Therefore every highway - whether carriage-way, driftway, bridleway or footway - which can be shown to have been in use before 1836, is presumably repairable by the inhabitants at large, the only exceptions being such highways as are repairable by private persons or corporate bodies ratione clausurae, ratione tenurae, or by prescription.
We'll be following a bridleway through a curious mixture of pasture, woodland and heath.
These paths will be known as restricted byways - highways over which there are bridleway rights and the right to drive non-mechanically propelled vehicles.