I wanted to go with something less severe so I switched to a d-ring snaffle for this weekends show but I feel like I was really in his mouth, which is one of the critiques I'm asking for along with eq and movement. I will post more pix as I get them but this is all I have for now:
I'm thinking it might actually be beneficial to switch to something more like this one because, while it's not as mild, I would not be nagging and bumping, it's a lot of money though...:
Myler Level 3 Dee w/ Hooks - D-Rings from SmartPak Equine
For kicks, a western pick. HORRIBLE I know...