I think he will be good for what you do. Make sure you find a bit that works for him is my number 1 tip today a bit that allows him to run his best. |
I am assuming this is found through trial and error. I was planning on starting out with a simple o-ring snaffle, I was also told a running gag works good for barrel prospects after basic training is done. When I broke my first horse for barrels I used a sliding gag bit, because the trainer advised that it encouraged proper head set, and vertical/ horizontal flexion, but he said never ever use it when running at a show, he recommend using a ported shank bit. What is your opinion on that? I just inherited a ton of tack and bits from an uncle who won in reining, but is now retired, some of the bits he gave me i've never seen before and I really don't know what their for. Ill post some pic maybe you or someone can help me with that.