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        07-12-2008, 06:36 AM
      #11
    Weanling
    I use a loose ring sweet iron snaffle. Changing bits isn't an option because she goes really badly in anything other that a sweet iron. She fights me and tries to get the bit between her teeth :-/ The loose rings don't touch her mouth at all - i've made sure of that because I know that they can be a problem in some horses. I'm beginning to think its jsut because I'm riding her a lot and the skin isn't conditioned to it. Let me know if there's anything else you think of
         
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        07-12-2008, 07:50 AM
      #12
    Foal
    I rub vaseline over the corners of my horsees lips to keep it nice and soft
         
        07-12-2008, 03:26 PM
      #13
    Weanling
    Mouthpeice material

    If you have a metal bit, I would reccomend trying a Happy Mouth type rubber/mullen mouthpeice. They tend to be thicker, but softer.
         
        07-14-2008, 06:23 AM
      #14
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by jeddah31
    i rub vaseline over the corners of my horsees lips to keep it nice and soft
    it works a charm
         
        07-16-2008, 11:13 PM
      #15
    Weanling
    Thanks guys. I think I might try vasaline next time I ride - probably tomorrow. Hopefully it will work!
         
        07-16-2008, 11:34 PM
      #16
    Started
    What kind of bit?
         

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