Originally Posted by stevenson
abuse can be a simple as .. bumping a horses teeth with the bit when trying to bridle, as I recently saw someone do to a horse that is now mine. Bumped that bit onto his teeth more than once, I went SAID This is not how you bridle a horse, DO not ever bump that bit on his teeth again. That would hurt so that is abuse. (she signed the horse over to me )
This is EXACTLY what we're talking about. Bumping a horse's teeth when you put the bridle on is a far cry from abuse.