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  • Full cheek snaffle curb chain
  • Twisted snaffle with curb chain

 
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    05-31-2008, 04:29 PM
  #1
Foal
Curb Chain?

Will putting a curb chain on my full cheek twisted snaffle help put some brakes on my horse?

Also...are they legal in the show ring?
     
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    05-31-2008, 04:31 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Not legal in the showring (i'm fairly certain of that)

I've never actually understood why people place a curb chain on a snaffle bit (no leverage = curb chain decoration (??))
     
    05-31-2008, 08:09 PM
  #3
Weanling
What kickshaw said - on a correctly fitting snaffle a curb chain would have no effect. They're not designed to be used together.

A twisted wire snaffle is quite a harsh bit anyway. If your horse is still running through it it might be time to think about why?
     

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