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    09-05-2010, 10:46 AM
one ear headstall

Does anyone use them? Does anyone have any problems with them?I think they look neat but I want to make sure they are practical before I buy one. Thanks!!
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    09-05-2010, 11:08 AM
I like them. I have used them. I didnt really see a difference in the horse.
    09-05-2010, 11:12 AM
I have heard that the ones without a throatlatch can slip off-especially if you are trail riding.....but I like them for showing.
    09-05-2010, 11:37 AM
I agree with franknbeans. For trail riding, I won't use anything without a throatlatch. All it takes is one head shake or the horse rubbing his head on something to get the headstall off. I think they are fine for arena riding or showing though.
    09-05-2010, 11:49 AM
Thanks guys! Since I will be mostly trail riding I better get myself a headstall with a throatlatch! :) Glad I asked!!
    09-05-2010, 12:48 PM
I've mainly only trailrode with them and never had any issues...
    09-05-2010, 02:38 PM
I have one without a throat latch and I have had my horse ditch it with a head shake at least three times. Of course, I do have him in a snaffle which doesn't help in the least. I'd definitely stick to one with a throat latch, especially for trail riding.
    09-05-2010, 03:07 PM
Green Broke
I have heard many horror stories about one-ears. I would stick with a simple throat latch headstall.
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    09-05-2010, 03:12 PM
Green Broke
This past summer I worked at a barn that used one eared head stalls with throatlatches. They never had problems with them. Just make sure your horse is ok with messing with that ear.
    09-05-2010, 03:20 PM
I ride in a one ear and I have never had any problem with it. I usually am trail riding. But I recently attached a tie-down on it and it still is fine.. the tie down is for my horse that likes to have his head set way too high

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