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post #1 of 9 Old 09-23-2008, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
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Opinions on a bit

Not sure if this is in the right section, but anyhow...
Found this bit on eBay, and it's almost exactly what i'm looking for except that, I think, the bars are square (from what i can tell from the pic), and i was wondering if this would be uncomfortable in Shea's mouth?

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post #2 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 05:35 AM Thread Starter
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anyone? :(
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post #3 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 09:25 AM
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I am going to give you my opinion and move this thread to the "tack" section. You might get more answers there.

ok- opinion- I think you should skip this bit. A rounded mouthpiece will be less harsh. The square mouth will add more "bite" to the bit. Round will roll ~ Square will not...the horse will get the edge of the bit on it's bars when pressure is applied.

Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don't be afraid or discouraged by the size of the task, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.

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post #4 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 09:42 AM
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I agree, its a bit to harsh wit the square mouth piece, I have a nice full cheek single break, round mouth piece snaffle if your interested.

I don't use it anymore, probably gunna list it on eBay for 10 bucks.
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post #5 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 10:37 AM
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Pass er up!
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post #6 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by FehrGroundRanch
Pass er up!
my thoughts exactly!

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post #7 of 9 Old 09-24-2008, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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Ok, thanks guys!

RockieeReiner, i'm really looking for a french-link full cheek snaffle (fussy, i know :roll: ) to avoid the nutcracker effect, thanks anyway for the offer .
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post #8 of 9 Old 10-05-2008, 07:49 PM
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The JP Korsteels are wonderful!!!! Here's a link:

http://equestrian.doversaddlery.com type in JP Korsteel and they will all pop up. They are amazing!

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Reign- 6 yo Rocky Mountain gelding and Turista- 6 yo Paso Fino gelding...the loves of my life!
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