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  • Which are the best bits to use for lungeing
  • Snaffle bit for lunging

 
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    03-04-2008, 05:32 PM
  #1
Foal
Bit for lungeing

I never really lunged any of my horses before execpt for a quick spin to relax my green brokes before riding. But now lungeing is all I can really do with my 29 yr old mare who foundered 2 years ago b/c she's forever off on her front right. So....I started lunging with my bridle and a snap on convertor...what is the best bit to use? I'm thinking snaffle. Opinions?


Thanks!
     
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    03-04-2008, 05:51 PM
  #2
Yearling
I have to say something along the lines of an o-ring snaffle or a full cheeck snaffle
     
    03-04-2008, 10:17 PM
  #3
Green Broke
I would say snaffle because a shanked bit would always be applying pressure because of leverage
     
    03-04-2008, 10:20 PM
  #4
Showing
I agree with a simple snaffle... I wouldn't go with any harsh bits because if she spooks for some reason and pulls back, it won't end well.
Sorry your mare foundered :(
     
    03-05-2008, 12:33 AM
  #5
Trained
D or loose ring snaffle would suffice :)
     
    03-05-2008, 01:44 AM
  #6
Foal
Thanks everyone!
     

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