What would I use this bit for?

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    10-17-2009, 06:27 PM
What would I use this bit for?

I got three bits in trade for a port-shank show bit. The first is a small snaffle, I got some bit guards for it and it works great for my older horses. I don't like it for my youngsters because the mouthpiece is a bit thin.

The second is what I believe to be a Tom Thumb. It's like a snaffle in the middle, with the shanks on the side. I'll never use this, I looked up Tom Thumb and it's the bit that contradicts itself.

The third is really odd. It's a THICK mouthpiece, with a tiny little port (if I remember correctly) and teeny little shanks. What would I use this bit for? I don't think it would even fit in my horses mouths. O_o'

I'll try to get pics of it today. My computer and my camera don't like each other x-x
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    10-17-2009, 08:26 PM
Ummm geez. I'm trying to figure it out but I can't really picture it in my head. There are lots of bits like that but it depends on what the shanks you are talking about look like. I hope you can get pictures uploaded!
    10-22-2009, 11:48 PM
It almost sounds like a Mikmar.
    10-23-2009, 12:53 AM
Green Broke
Pictures would help! Does it have a brand name stamp on it anywhere?

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