Originally Posted by BackintheSaddle2
I tried her with the curb bit yesterday and she did fantastic. I didn't have to move my hands at all. She still didn't neck rein but all I had to do was move my ring finger to ad tension to the rein and she turned in which ever direction I wanted or stopped. She did much better than with the split snaffle. I do have a couple old and rusty straight snaffle lying around. I will see if I can find a new one or fix them up. I always thought curb bits seemed a little harsh (that is probably just because I did use a hackamore on my old mare) but she seemed to do quite well with it.