French link Dee ring snaffle -- Her favorite so far...I can get her to have moments of acceptance and rounding with this bit but it takes a ton of leg/rein pressure to do it, she hangs on this one normally.
Single jointed Dee ring snaffle -- Gives me the ability to use less pressure but after awhile she starts to get offended and tries to escape the bit, I don't think she likes the nutcracker effect of the single jointed bits.
Single or French link Eggbutt snaffles -- Basically the same as above except I have less control with Eggbutt, Dee ring seems to work best for her.
Loose ring and full cheek bits -- same as Eggbutt but even less response from her, she tends to run through these.
Tom thumb Pelham -- by far the best bit for her but unfortunatey not legal in dressage. She doesn't get offended by this bit and is very light and responsive. But I know this is a stronger bit because of the leverage and it's a moot point since it's not allowed in dressage anyway.
One of my friends suggested a Happy Mouth bit for her, but I wonder if that kind of bit would just be easily ignored by her? Anyone have any suggestions?
Also as a side note I do work with a trainer and whatever I take with the reins I first apply with the legs, so I'm not trying to skip fundamental training with a bit, just trying to find the one she likes best that will make it the easiest for her to perform what I am asking her to do
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