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  • Is 6" shank ok for tennessee walker
  • Snaffle bit for tn walking horse

 
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    06-26-2012, 12:38 AM
  #1
Weanling
Bit for TN Walker

Ok , so what kinda bit do ya'll use for your TN Walker?
     
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    06-26-2012, 01:06 AM
  #2
Weanling
For the proper show attire these are common and I ride in one very similar and ofcourse with a curbstrap or the shank wouldnt have any effect

They are simply call Walking Horse Bits- The shank is pretty standard but the middle can be all sorts of things like jointed or a straight bar with or without a variety of ports- all the way to a bicycle chain (If you use one I'll hunt you down haha)
     
    06-26-2012, 01:09 AM
  #3
Banned


Good ol full cheek snaffle for Indie (my half walker), and we rack just fine. Never saw a need for those huge curb bits, she isn't a big fan of them any how :)
     
    06-26-2012, 03:58 AM
  #4
Green Broke
I have a SSH, but close enough!

I use two different bits. I use a basic nothing special D ring snaffle, single jointed with copper, for arena work, jumping, training, and anything were I expect to be using a lot of direct rein.

I use a Myler short shanked curb with a medium port for trails and competition.

When I'm just messing around, I just ride with two leadropes attached to a halter. I actually get my best gait with this set up.
     
    06-26-2012, 04:15 AM
  #5
Green Broke
I actually don't use a bit on mine and never have. We got her at 6 weeks old and I did a lot of flexing with her until I could ride her, at 3 years old. I didn't start her until then because she had an injury to her leg before we got her. She was also lacking in some nutrition which caused her development to fall behind. At first I rode her in just a rope halter and now I ride her with a bitless bridle.

If I was to use a bit, I would have started her with a snaffle and moved her to a combination bit, snaffle type mouth piece with shanks. That's what we use on the rest of our horses.
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    06-26-2012, 11:00 AM
  #6
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Tianimalz    


Good ol full cheek snaffle for Indie (my half walker), and we rack just fine. Never saw a need for those huge curb bits, she isn't a big fan of them any how :)
That is what I am using right now lol Thanks for letting me know what you all use!!!
     

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