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    04-05-2013, 12:25 AM
  #1
Weanling
Question Poll: What type of bit do you perfer ?

What type of bit do you prefer and why ? Im interested to hear all opinions :)
     
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    04-05-2013, 12:35 AM
  #2
Showing
Depends on the individual horse.

My eventer and foxhunter are both in Korsteel french link eggbutts. The eventer occasionally goes in a Pessoa gag (commonly called elevators) with the primary rein on the snaffle and a curb rein on the next ring.

My reiner is happiest in a medium-port, medium-shank correction bit.

My Arab colt likes a single-jointed loose ring.

My mom's Percheron (trail horse) is in a Myler Dee ring, single joint with lots of tongue relief.

My Paso Fino (trail horse) is in a Brenda Imus Easy-Gaited bit.
     
    04-05-2013, 01:08 AM
  #3
Yearling
My favorite bit is a sweet iron jr cowhorse. My second favorite is a snaffle with copper rollers.
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    04-05-2013, 01:10 AM
  #4
Weanling
My AQHA gelding goes best in any kind of french link snaffle, and my Hanovarian gelding likes a copper mouthed, single joint eggbutt snaffle.

It just depends on the individual horse.
     
    04-05-2013, 01:22 AM
  #5
Showing
Eggbutt French link for arena work and (until we get our "whoa" better) a leather nosepiece Little S hackamore for trails.
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    04-05-2013, 10:51 AM
  #6
Yearling
No bit.
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    04-05-2013, 10:54 AM
  #7
mls
Trained
I like what my horse likes and is comfortable in and meets the needs of the situation.
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    04-05-2013, 11:50 AM
  #8
Started
I like the all copper mouthpiece french links.
My mare prefers loose rings over everything else, but I like the D rings.
     
    04-05-2013, 11:56 AM
  #9
Green Broke
My brat goes best in a french link full cheek. And recently discovered she HATES flash nosebands. I lost my flash so was riding her all winter without it and she was a dream. I put one on a few weeks ago and she has been a brat. So I took it off and she went back to being a doll. The funny thing is, I never adjusted it tight.

So yep my jumper/eventer likes just a simple full cheek french link and lightly adjusted noseband. Might be getting a kineton noseband for cross country. Still debating.
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    04-08-2013, 02:11 AM
  #10
Weanling
Thanks for your alls feedback ! It was nice hearing who likes what bit lol :)
     



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