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    05-06-2011, 03:40 AM
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Foal
best mildest mechanical hackamore for pleasure riding

So. I have just recently discovered that my gelding buddy LOVES being rode without his bit and is about 10x safer now. But I want to get a mech hack for him to try it out. But I don't overally want to go into it blind folded. And was wondering what anyones input would be. As of right now I am riding him in a rope halter.
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    05-06-2011, 12:38 PM
  #2
Banned
And you don't want a leather bitless bridle or anything?

The gentlest mechanical hackamore is a Little S with a leather noseband. Reinsman Little 'S' Hackamore, Leather Covered chain Nose #964C

More information about hackamores, including the Little S, can be found in the link in my signature.
     
    05-06-2011, 01:39 PM
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Trained
You could try one of these (see link). I have one because my mare has a super low palate. It's a sidepull that you put on with a curb strap onto your headstall. It's quite gentle, but the extra nose knots give it a bit of bite if needed.

Her actual site is down right now, so I'll post the facebook for it. The picture below is the sidepull I'm talking about. It was only about $16.
Crazy Ropes By Debbie | Facebook
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    05-06-2011, 04:14 PM
  #4
Yearling
I use the Little S and like them well. I posted a thread with a bunch of pics trying to demonstrate the action of it with different pressures from the reins. If you are interested it is My Little S Bit (Hackamore)
     
    05-08-2011, 12:35 AM
  #5
Weanling
Poseidon- I ride Gun in a yacht rope crossover like that, and he adores it! He took a second figuring out the push/pull turning, and it does take a slightly stronger arm to get him to stop (as it's one to one pressure), but I just basically have to move my arm rather than just moving my wrist with his mechanical hack.

I highly recommend trying them, especially since he's responding to a rope halter.
     
    05-09-2011, 02:52 AM
  #6
Foal
Thank you guys for ur insight! I've looked into both rope and the little s hack. Just to decide now which direction I am going to go in.
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