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    06-30-2010, 07:00 PM
  #61
Showing
I'm not as well-versed in western bits, I'm a snaffle gal, so I have to do a bit of research into the types from a few different sources so I'm not passing along bad information, but I will hopefully sit down and write a western bit article in the near(ish) future.
     
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    07-26-2010, 08:48 PM
  #62
Foal
Hi guys I have been looking for a bit for some time and I can't seem to find it and I don't know its name... can anyone help me? The bit seems to be some sort of elevator that has two rings within the big ring...
     
    07-26-2010, 10:38 PM
  #63
Showing
Can you find us a photo, royal?
     
    07-26-2010, 10:57 PM
  #64
Trained
Is it similar to this?

     
    07-26-2010, 11:30 PM
  #65
Foal
Do you mean one of these ?
Snaffle Bits > Loop Ring (Wilkie) Snaffles > Loop Ring (Wilkie) French Link Snaffle
Another good source of information on English bits comes from www.thesaddleryshop.co.uk. It has descriptions along with a good selection of English bits.
     
    07-26-2010, 11:47 PM
  #66
Trained
^ Oh durr, I bet that's it, I didn't even think of that bit and we had it on one of our ponies, lol!
     
    07-27-2010, 12:53 AM
  #67
Foal
Thanks Santa!!! That's exactly the one! Thanks to all of you for trying! Hahaha, I have been searching for the name of the bit for months! My horse really has a low head problem but normal gags have too much pull for him and he really hates elevator bits... So really thank you guys a thousand times!
     
    09-02-2010, 02:56 AM
  #68
Foal
Awesome post, thank you. (:
     
    09-11-2010, 08:27 AM
  #69
Foal
The corkscrew bit =

Also, yikes, that last one looks like an instrument of torture I think if I saw someone using that one a horse (or anything that's, you know, alive) I'd be tempted to whip that person with a crop.
     
    09-28-2010, 09:08 PM
  #70
Foal
I actually ride my horse in a single link with the fulmer cheek piece : )

I found this post super informative, thank you!
     

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