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    12-03-2012, 09:53 PM
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Weanling
Using bit keepers for Full Cheek Snaffle

I have been using a full cheek french link snaffle on Dancer for almost 2 years. I originally switched from an eggbutt to the full cheek for better control when turning (a previous trainer suggested this...her other suggestion was twisted wire which I ignored.)

I keep using the full cheek because we don't seem to have issues. I was reading today that bit keepers should always be used for full cheek snaffles. Is this true? My current instructor has never said anything and as far as I can tell we (Dancer and I) haven't had any issues.

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    12-03-2012, 09:54 PM
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Started
I have a full cheek snaffle as well.

You don't have to use one, they're not necessary(:
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    12-03-2012, 10:50 PM
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Trained
I've read they are important. My gelding has gone several years without one, and the trainer who helped him doesn't use them on her horses either. I will say that some very experienced riders on this forum say they should be used, and I sure don't have the experience to disagree.
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