Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Southern Oregon
I prefer snaffles, double jointed if I can get it. Some people need curb bits, though, for hard-headed horses who need extra pursuasion. In upper-level dressage, some people use double bridles, which uses both a snaffle (double or single jointed) and a curb with chinstrap, sometimes jointed in the middle, the whole thing designed for max control.
"Have You given the horse strength? Have You clothed his neck in thunder? Can you frighten him like a locust?
His majestic snorting strikes terror.He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength; Job 39:19...