mouth cuts - HELP!! - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

mouth cuts - HELP!!

This is a discussion on mouth cuts - HELP!! within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-11-2009, 11:22 AM
Sponsored Links
    03-11-2009, 12:20 PM
I'd also like to add, how LOVELY it is that on this forum, everyone reads and responds w/o getting rude or snippy!!!! There's a few myspace horse groups that I'm a member of and I barely reply anymore because it all turns into a heated debate where someone calls the other one's horse a mule, and the other one chimes in with your a bad rider....blech. Personal attacks are dumb. This was an awesome thread b/c I learned something too - it's not just the bit on this horse, or the training, but seems to be the FOCUS. Totally changed my point of view on what would work to keep his attention ;)
    03-11-2009, 10:10 PM
Ditto!! Although I might not get too angry if someone called Leo a mule, he can certainly act like one sometimes!! Lol
    03-11-2009, 10:53 PM
Keep us posted with what happens with this guy. And what bit you decide on.
    03-11-2009, 11:52 PM
Def will, I'm trying him in a new bit tomorrow
    03-12-2009, 07:49 AM
Ya, like Toosleepy said, use a Hackamore of a bosal. I have my horse under a Hackamore, and he does SOOOOOOOOO much better than with a ported bit. That bit looks a lil harsh, but I don't know?
    03-12-2009, 09:04 AM
Hi there
I just wanted to ask do you hack out with other horse... I know I would never dream of hacking my horse with out a buddy for him. I would only get the same, bucking bolting.... horse are herd animals... so hack him in a herd. Maybe it will help
    03-12-2009, 11:33 PM
I tried him in a new bit today and he seemed to do well. We jumped in it and he felt really soft, too. It's a comfort snaffle from Myler bits, here it is:
    03-13-2009, 12:35 AM
I really like that bit, it will be so much softer on his mouth than that other one. I hope you have much better luck with him. I would love to see some pictures. :)
    03-14-2009, 09:52 AM
Nice bit. I like that. I guess he didn't go crazy like his trainer said he does??? I hope this works out for you. Remember to work on training, esp now with this bit that hopefully won't be such a distraction for him as the other one.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tumor in mouth!? BMUNCH Horse Health 2 02-04-2009 04:35 PM
bit for a soft mouth nldiaz66 Horse Tack and Equipment 12 10-16-2008 04:37 PM
Proud Cuts AKPaintLover Horse Health 14 07-15-2008 01:10 PM
Bit/Mouth problems AKPaintLover Horse Tack and Equipment 21 03-25-2008 06:25 PM
mouth problems ktmott Horse Training 6 02-14-2007 12:28 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:31 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0