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post #1 of 4 Old 06-01-2008, 04:16 PM Thread Starter
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know where i can find this?

my friend told me to look for a german weighted loose ring snaffle on doversaddlery.com and i cant find it. i cant find it anywhere on the internet. does anyone know where i can find this? or the proper name to look for it or something because i would really like to try it out on my horse.
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-02-2008, 07:52 AM
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What you mean by "german"? German-made or german silver (metal)?

This is german silver at dover
http://www.doversaddlery.com/product...163&ss=albacon
http://www.doversaddlery.com/product...182&ss=albacon

(you can just do the search on albacon and will see lots of different ones).
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post #3 of 4 Old 06-02-2008, 05:14 PM Thread Starter
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ok, nevermind. lol. sorry. ive decided that i dont want to try this bit anymore. the one ive got is fine. but, out of curiosity, im riding my horse in a eggbutt snaffle right now. he's a green 6 year old ottb and im training him to round and put his head down. he's doing fine with this bit but he's not concistent(sp?) in putting his head down. i was just wondering if there's a better bit that would help him to accomplish this. i know he won't be perfect at it until he gains the necessaery muscle but is there a bit that will make him want to give to the bit more? just wondering. thanks!
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-02-2008, 07:45 PM
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if he does it "sometimes" with the eggbutt, i would evaluate your seat/hands...no bit is a mericle cure for a headset ;)

my saddlebred had bit committment issues when he switched to hunter...i realized i was not giving him enough support with my hands for him to feel comfy with it :)

good luck

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