Bit question - we recently bought a Tenn Walker. He is 9 and was a show horse and not very well treated outside the ring, not "abused" per se but not given a lot of room to run free outside of his show time in the ring - but is healthy and responding really well to lots of TLC. Hanldes like a dream outside of 2 things: 1) he HATES having the bit put in his mouth, to the point where he wont even open up for treats if he thinks a bit is anywhere near him - it takes 10 minutes to get a bit into his mouth so I am hoping there is a (kind) trick to getting a horse to open up for us and 2) he always on GO FAST mode...anything but tension to him means GO FASTER, I don't want to hard rein him back, he hates the bit enough already, but if there is no tension he takes off like a bullet no matter how tired he is. Is this bit related too? Thank you for helping.