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    04-02-2009, 11:15 AM
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Walking Horse Bit

Where can I find a good walking horse bit? I used to have one for my old guy but I'm not sure what I've done with it....
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    04-02-2009, 12:42 PM
Hmm... Jeffers sells em, and they tend to be really well priced, and their stuff holds up pretty well. Plus, since they are located in Alabama, I usually get my stuff next day =)

Heres what they have (and yes, they took a picture of the second bit up-side-down.. L O L!)

Jeffers Stainless Steel Walking Horse Bit - 5" snaffle mouth, 8" cheek. $23.95:

Jeffers Walking Horse Bit - Stainless steel, 5-1/8" mullen mouth with 8-1/2" cheeks. $19.95:

Just go to http://www.jeffersequine.com and search "Walking Horse Bit" and you should find these ^^

I'm assuming that's what you're talking about when ya mean Walking Horse Bit ^^ I've been learning much about outfitting Walkers lately because of my little fella =)

There is another website, I just forget the name, that sells the cavessons and headstalls along with bits... *scratches head* I just can't remember what they're called!

Hope this helps! ^^
    04-02-2009, 02:28 PM
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Thanks... now I have to ask the "stupid" question...

What am I looking for? My old walker used one w/ a long shank and a port. When it got icky I couldnt find a bit like it to replace it so I just bought a trail bit which is what I'm using on Sierra now but I was reading that hey need a longer shank (I think) to allow them proper head carriage... which in all honosty, she's a trail horse so... but then it said if they don't have proper head carriage they will have a choppy gait so... I love walkers but I don't know alot about them...
    04-02-2009, 03:48 PM
Originally Posted by farmpony84    
I love walkers but I don't know alot about them...
Same here, LOL! I thought you knew what kind of bit you wanted, but didn't know where to go for it ^^

I am rather clueless when it comes to Walking Horses as well... even though I own one ^^

Sorry to not be very helpful! Lol!
    04-05-2009, 06:16 PM
The shank length depends on the horse. If its just a trail horse then you wouldn't need a long shank. They just give you more leverage. If you live in TN there are some good shops....Bedford Tack, World Champion Horse Supplies, there's another but I can't remember the name!! Ugh. I'll think of it eventually

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