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    04-18-2009, 06:38 PM
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Foal
Flash noseband for parrot mouth?

Would this work? I have a horse with minor parrot mouth, so he opens his mouth alot while I ride, as well as his tongue hanging out a bit. Would a flash noseband help at all?
     
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    04-19-2009, 11:59 PM
  #2
Trained
My horse is severly parrot mouthed too. What bit are you using?
     
    04-20-2009, 02:10 PM
  #3
Showing
Is there a reason behind the horse opening its mouth? A lot of people look to a flash to keep a horse's mouth shut, but that's avoiding the initial problem..
Have you had his teeth done recently? Chiropractor out? Do your saddle and bridle fit correctly?
     
    04-20-2009, 08:19 PM
  #4
Foal
I agree with getting his teeth checked. But no, normally they will manage to find a way to stick there tongue out the side even with a flash on.
     
    04-20-2009, 09:10 PM
  #5
Showing
The tongue thing is usually a personality thing.. gaping the mouth open is not.
     

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