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        05-26-2010, 10:04 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Opinion on rope halters?

    Hey guys! I'm thinking about getting a rope halter and I want to know your opinions! I'm planning on doing some ground work with Jack this summer and I think a rope halter would help!
    So give me your experiences, opinions, etc!
         
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        05-26-2010, 10:08 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    I love them!! I make my own, so I have a few, and they are so easy to throw on and go. And my horse responds to the noes knots very well. So sometimes I will hook my gaming reins to them and go for a bareback ride!!
         
        05-26-2010, 10:09 PM
      #3
    Foal
    Thanks for responding! :) that's what I plan on doing, I have western clip on rein things and i'm probably going to do that once he gets used to it
         
        05-26-2010, 10:16 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Yeah, that's what mine are. And it is a nice change for the horse I think too. My mare just resopnds better to noes pressure, rather then having a bit in her mouth.
         
        05-26-2010, 10:17 PM
      #5
    Foal
    I hope that's how Jack is. I tried using a regular D-ring snaffle on him and he didn't respond at all, so I had to go back to the twisted bit. Maybe this will change him somewhat! Haha :)
         
        05-26-2010, 10:21 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    You never know! It might!!
         
        05-26-2010, 10:21 PM
      #7
    Foal
    I will keep you updated
         
        05-26-2010, 10:34 PM
      #8
    Green Broke
    Alright! Sounds good to me! =)
         
        05-26-2010, 11:01 PM
      #9
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThinkingOfRiding    
    i hope that's how Jack is. I tried using a regular D-ring snaffle on him and he didn't respond at all, so I had to go back to the twisted bit. Maybe this will change him somewhat! Haha :)
    I strongly caution you to please consider using the D-ring again, and work with a trainer to help train Jack to respond to the bit. I bet he's just hard-mouthed, and needs a tune-up to listen to the bit better.
    I would really worry about you using just a halter and expecting to get amazing results. I worry that Jack won't respond and you won't know how to respond.
         
        05-26-2010, 11:10 PM
      #10
    Foal
    The man who trained jack when he went away to boot camp recommended a twisted. Jack just had his teeth done, so he might respond to the d-ring now. I'll try it.
    I'm not expecting amazing results! Just need to do some groundwork with him
         

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