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post #1 of 4 Old 03-06-2007, 03:32 AM Thread Starter
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Just A Quick Question...

I've got a pony club gymkhana coming up in a few weeks.
I've decided to ride my horse in my double bridle.
I used to use one on my old warmblood sometimes and I've been riding my tb in it recently and he's going well.

I was told by a judge that most judges don't mind how you hold the reins in hacking classes but they pay attention to the way you hold them and use them in riders classes.

I was taught:
Snaffle rein under finger 3
Curb rein under finger 2
Both reins held by the thumb

Is this correct?
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-07-2007, 03:04 AM
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Yep Kaiya> that's the way i've been doing it for years, so if i'm wrong oops!
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-31-2007, 06:55 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the help. It seemed to work because I was one of the 5 riders picked to do a workout out of 30 other riders.
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-31-2007, 08:47 AM
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Congrats Kaiya!
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