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    12-05-2012, 09:17 AM
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Opinions on the Argentine Dogbone bit?

What are your opinions on it? Is it harsh, mild?
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    12-05-2012, 09:29 AM
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Like this one?



I do not think it is all that harsh, light hands are always the key to gentleness


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    12-05-2012, 09:38 AM
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Yea, that bit.

I have a gelding that goes easily in a hackamore or a bit. The hackamore I bought (Little S) doesnt fit and is just wonky on him. I want to try a snaffle on him which im sure hell go in but I do not want to buy one and then figure out he hates it. But I do have this argentine snaffle I can try.
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    12-05-2012, 10:19 AM
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The above bit is NOT a snaffle.
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    12-05-2012, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by faye    
the above bit is NOT a snaffle.
I know its not a snaffle...my point was that I just have this one laying around. Imnpretty aware that it isnt nor will it ever be a snaffle. Didnt mean to call it a snaffle in above post. Getting the names all mixed up..
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    12-05-2012, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by faye    
the above bit is NOT a snaffle.
The industry calls it a snaffle. The reference are now moving to shank or shankless.

I was browsing catalogs last night. Anything with a broken mouthpiece was called snaffl.
     
    12-05-2012, 10:40 AM
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Trained
If you can ever get one like this, do it, I regret trading it off....

Handmade Silver Mounted Keith Welling Loose Cheek Dog Bone Snaffle Horse Bit | eBay

It was a handy bit to have, just about all my horses liked it. And I really liked how swept back the shanks were, they gave quit a bit of pre signal.
     

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