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    09-22-2009, 02:16 PM
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Yearling
Best bit for teaching neck reining?

I'm currently using a pinchless loose ring (english bit, I know, but its all I have around) and trying to teach my mare to neck rein. I was wondering if there was a better bit for teaching neck reining or if the one I am using will do? Also, would using thicker reins make a difference at all?
Thanks!
     
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    09-22-2009, 05:48 PM
  #2
Showing
I would just use what you have got handy. Yes a loose ring will work very well for teaching neck reining. I usually use 3/4 inch wide leather split reins on mine but almost any kind will work.
     
    09-22-2009, 07:49 PM
  #3
Trained
Any bit, any reins.

All my horse neck rein in a snaffle and whatever reins they have on at the time, cotton, leather, webbing, split, joined... It all works.
     
    09-22-2009, 07:56 PM
  #4
Yearling
I used a d-ring snaffle and split reins. No reason, really... that's just what I rode him in.
     

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