I have been riding my mare in a full cheek dr. Bristol with a slow twist. I do not use the bit keepers. My mare does WONDERFULLY with this bit, and seems to really respond to my very light hands. I was looking to get her some new western gear and don't really want to ride western in my english bridle and a full cheek bit. I'd like any ideas of bits that I could try that would be close to what I already use. She DOES NOT like thick mouth pieces at all.
This is the bit
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