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  • Hunter d with copper oval link

 
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    12-28-2012, 10:39 PM
  #11
Yearling
In this one, you can see his funny little chin better. Maybe it's not the roof of his mouth that's low, but rather the bottom jaw is high? It sure seems like that when you look at that chin!
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    12-29-2012, 08:45 PM
  #12
Yearling
Well, I sold my single-jointed snaffle (I have another one I like better somewhere...) and bought a French Link with the money. At worst, I'll be out the $5 difference. Here's what I got (already attached to my bit hangers for my bridle).

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I'm nervous since we've had so many issues, but I'm hoping it'll work out. Otherwise, I'll test out my friend's Myler and maybe even a mullen mouth. The lady at the tack shop suggested a Sprenger bit, and they're even more expensive than the Mylers. Anybody with experience with these?
     
    12-29-2012, 08:52 PM
  #13
Yearling
I had this exact problem with my mare. I went to a JP Korsteel Hunter D with Copper Link and it has worked fabulous!! My mare has an extremely low palate and just about everything but this D ring and a mullen mouth bother her.
     
    12-29-2012, 09:15 PM
  #14
Yearling
I may have to look into that. This was the only affordable french link I could find (most people around here ride Western, so anything English is hard to get any options with), but I think it might be too thick. It's still a good bit to have regardless, so I won't regret buying it either way.
     
    12-29-2012, 09:24 PM
  #15
Started
I have a french-link similar to that thickness for my QH mare and she prefers that one to my eggbutt which is thinner.
     
    12-29-2012, 10:37 PM
  #16
Yearling
I guess we'll see how he reacts to it tomorrow, but there's barely any room in that mouth so I don't know if the thickness is going to be a problem.
     
    12-29-2012, 11:19 PM
  #17
Yearling
This is what I have. I paid $40 for it and drove three hours to get it because all the tack shops in my area have horrible looking bits. Im talking chain mouths, double twisted wire, 10" shanks, blah.....I like my easy bits. I feel like I have more control over a horse. As soon as I put this in her mouth I couldnt believe the difference. No head tossing, no mouthing the bit, she gave to pressure perfect. It was nice.You can find them online much cheaper though but I needed to see it in person. Im a very touchy person. I have to be able to touch and feel something before I buy it to use on my horses. Sometimes I get lucky online but most of the time stuff just doesnt suit me.
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    12-29-2012, 11:25 PM
  #18
Yearling
If that one turns out to be too fat for your horse I have a hunter d ring french link for sale. Like this one. I will have to get pictures of mine though.
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    12-29-2012, 11:26 PM
  #19
Yearling
How much?
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    12-30-2012, 01:47 AM
  #20
Yearling
Ok, well even though it doesn't say it in the description, the URL indicates this is the exact same bit. I'm really doubting the bit I got is going to work since it's so dang thick. I just don't want to wait for shipping! Ugh. O well, this is the best price I've found (shipping stinks, though) and they have the blanket repair tape that I need to order. What do you think?

https://www.sstack.com/english_slow-...per-oval-link/
     

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