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post #1 of 4 Old 07-12-2011, 05:00 PM Thread Starter
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Bit for a young horse?

I'm training a 3 year old thoroughbred filly and she's just about ready to take a bit. She's a little nervous and has some ADD issues, so I think she'll need something that'll keep her attention but I don't want to hurt her or freak her out. What should I use?

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-12-2011, 05:04 PM
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I am a huge fan of just using a regular, loose-ring snaffle on all of my greenies.
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-12-2011, 05:06 PM
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Or a mullen or French link mouth. You can even wrap it in Sealtex if she's that sensitive.
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post #4 of 4 Old 07-12-2011, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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I've got a snaffle somewhere...I'll try it first. Thanks

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