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        04-16-2008, 12:27 AM
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    I want to work with Blu alot more. Well, I was thinking about working with a halter only when riding. Sort of like using a hackamore or bosal only a rope halter. I want to see how he responds to nose and poll pressure alone when riding. And maybe see if its the bit that might be wrong. What do you guys think???
         
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        04-16-2008, 12:32 AM
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    Yearling
    I JUST posted this on your other topic:

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    Yay! Sometimes bigger bits create bigger problems. Yay for simplifying things. The cool thing with a halter is that if he goes crazy you can bend him to a stop REALLY TIGHTLY, I'm talking nose to his shoulder, and not worry about pulling on his mouth.
    I think its a great idea.
         
        04-16-2008, 12:34 AM
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    Green Broke
    I think it could be a great idea! Just be careful and wear a hemlet ;) and in case he freaks out and you can't stop him for some reason, just remember to use flexing and keep him going in a circle~!
         
        04-16-2008, 12:36 AM
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    If I have my boots and spurs and my determination I hope I'll be good!
         
        04-16-2008, 12:37 AM
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    Yearling
    Yes, do wear a helmet. One of our horses rides like a dream in his rope hackamore and runs off with you when you have a bit (even if its as gentle as an eggbutt).
         
        04-16-2008, 12:39 AM
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    We can't use hackamores in shows that I know of so I am trying to think of what I can do if he does much better with the halter....
         
        04-16-2008, 12:49 AM
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    Showing
    I think that is a very very very good idea. It's better than getting another bit, because that may not even be the problem. ;)
    Hope it works out well for you!
         
        04-16-2008, 07:51 AM
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    Weanling
    Great idea...although I wouldnt jump in a hackamore
         
        04-16-2008, 09:22 AM
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    Showing
    Be careful and stay in a controlled area with a soft landing. Sorry I'm a leveraged bit user on a fresh horse. I want as much stop and control as I can get.
         
        04-16-2008, 07:04 PM
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    Started
    Well, the only jumping I will be doing at all won't be till next week. And I don't jump any higher than like two and a half feet.

    I am getting ready to go and I can't wait to see horse he does. I really appreciate everyone's replies!
         

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