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Bit Information (Snaffle and English-Type Bits)

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    11-02-2010, 02:03 AM
  #81
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by smrobs    
Allie, if you would like some help on a western bit section, let me know. I'm a long way from knowing it all but I do have a fair amount of experience with shanked bits.
You read my mind!! I was actually going to PM you asking if you wouldn't mind collaborating with me
     
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    11-02-2010, 02:59 AM
  #82
Showing
Just because you got me itching to do it, I am currently working on a thread for that exact reason when I should be sleeping . Wow, there is a lot to sort through and explain .
     
    11-02-2010, 07:29 AM
  #83
Green Broke
Wild_spot, if you put it on the snaffle ring then it is a snaffle, just like the baucher or the wilkie. I ever said that the names correctly described them, just that overhere they are known as that.
     
    11-02-2010, 07:31 AM
  #84
Showing
And for those interested in the western side of this whole thing.
Bit Information (Curb and Western type bits and hackamores)

Now, it's 5:30 am and I need to go to bed .
     
    11-02-2010, 02:07 PM
  #85
Weanling
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Originally Posted by MIEventer    
Why don't you do it then :) You can spend the time to research the bits and come up with a great thread discussing Western Bits
I'm affraid I'l put something on there that's wrong. I would rather someone who has more experience and knowledge do it. Research isn't everything
     
    11-03-2010, 12:42 PM
  #86
Foal
Thank you guys for working on the western aspect. I am not an complete idiot but when it comes to what to use for shows, I am illiterate. A very big thank you to everyone that has worked through all the research.
     
    01-01-2011, 05:31 PM
  #87
Green Broke
So I've got question. There's a snaffle at my lesson barn where the bit itself is a single joint but the cheek piece is shaped like a "P". It's not a cheek piece that you have listed. At the barn we call it the "P" snaffle. Is there an actual name for this cheek piece?

I don't currently have any pictures, if you need some I can get some.
     
    01-01-2011, 05:34 PM
  #88
Green Broke

Tempest is that the one you mean?
It is called a half cheek snaffle and is actualy a driving bit
     
    01-01-2011, 05:37 PM
  #89
Green Broke
Yeah, that's the one. Can it be used for riding though?
     
    01-01-2011, 05:39 PM
  #90
Green Broke
Yes it can be used for riding. I'm not sure why you would though, the full cheek snaffle would be much better for ridden purposes.
     

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