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Should i use a dutch gag on her?

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        09-06-2010, 09:55 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    Let us know how it goes.
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        09-07-2010, 08:56 AM
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    Foal
    I have used that bit on a horse that is not only strong, but also very unrelaxed in his mouth/poll/neck. Without relaxation, I got very few seat signals through to him. I didn't find that it helped. I switched to a sweet iron eggbutt snaffle and it helped a lot more. I also used a flexible mullen mouth bit and that was also better than the roller mouth.
    One thing I don't like about the bit you posted is it's straight so it has a greater chance of coming in contact with the palate when engaged and then laying on the tongue when the contact was looser.
         
        09-07-2010, 08:21 PM
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    Trained
    O.o ok then...i just stayed with the bit she was broken in with...so I will try the sweet iron then
         

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