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    02-01-2014, 02:25 PM
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Yearling
debating on a new bit

I'm debating getting a new bit for my mini donk. He HATES the jointed snaffel & currently is doing well in a straight bar liverpool, but to me, it seems a bit heavy & I'm wanting something a little more refined. I'm currently looking at either a liverpool mullen mouth, a liverpool arch mouth or a liverpool low port. Sugestions?? These are the ones I'm considering http://iowavalleycarriage.com/catalog/29
     
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    02-01-2014, 02:56 PM
  #2
Foal
Personally... im not a fan of the liverpool bits... but I do like a nice jointed snaffle. If I had to choose though... I would definitely go with an arch mouth liverpool :)
     
    02-01-2014, 03:02 PM
  #3
Green Broke
If a liverpool is to heavy what about a half cheek mullen mouth?

Miniature or Pony Half Cheek Mullen Mouth with German Silver | Iowa Valley Carriage

Miniature or Pony Half Cheek Mullen | Iowa Valley Carriage
     
    02-01-2014, 03:13 PM
  #4
Yearling
I guess I have stayed with the liverpool because that what I was taught to use. Now I have to rethink things even more!! LOL
     
    02-01-2014, 03:25 PM
  #5
Green Broke
The half cheeks are perfectly acceptable, even for showing, and much lighter.
I even think they look better on a little equine, some bits look so big on the little guys.
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    02-01-2014, 06:41 PM
  #6
Yearling
As usually, Taffy, you are so much better at knowing what's best! And those bits are less expensive also!
     
    02-02-2014, 11:04 AM
  #7
Yearling
:) I just placed my order for the half cheek mullen mouth with the German silver
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    02-02-2014, 12:31 PM
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Green Broke
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Originally Posted by littrella    
As usually, Taffy, you are so much better at knowing what's best! And those bits are less expensive also!
Well Thanks!!
     
    02-02-2014, 12:50 PM
  #9
Yearling
Taffy, I'm really leaning towards taking a 4 day weekend (when the weather is nice) & hidding out in Missouri (hint, hint) LOL
     
    02-02-2014, 01:40 PM
  #10
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by littrella    
Taffy, I'm really leaning towards taking a 4 day weekend (when the weather is nice) & hidding out in Missouri (hint, hint) LOL
Any time!! I PM'ed you.
     



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