Canadian Rules and Reg For bits/hackamores

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    01-22-2011, 11:41 PM
Canadian Rules and Reg For bits/hackamores

Im planning on showing(show jumping) this summer and im riding my horse in a german hackamore. It has I think 4-6 inch shanks.

I need to find out if there is a rule for certain levels or just depends on the location.
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    01-23-2011, 02:09 AM
I'm not completely sure but I don't think there should be any problems. I've seen a lot of Spruce Meadow and high class Show Jumpers using hackamores on their horses. I don't know how long the shanks on their hackamores are but I doubt yours will be a problem.
    01-23-2011, 01:49 PM
Yea I've seen them riding in them too, I just wanna make sure before I start riding alot more and training cause I wasted 3 years with a bit on him and my trainer said it wasnt the bit it was him.. ect then I changed him to a hackamore and he's never been better! So I don't wanna keep riding him in the hackamore and find out I can't use it :/
    01-23-2011, 07:36 PM
This is The hackamore I have been using, And I know I need a chin Strap lol. Im trying to find a better hackamore(alot nicer one) I will always have sheepskin on the noseband. Alot nicer on him


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