A lump came into it, and he swallowed with a shrug, and flicked at a fly on the headstall.
Young McCrae wheeled his horse on the off side and gripped the headstall by the bit.
To bridle a horse, go quietly up to him, holding the headstall in your hand.
Take the girl on the horse with you, and let Chris lead by the headstall.
Cuculain mightily thust the bit into his mouth ...