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barrelracingchik101 09-07-2008 08:37 AM

bit help
 
ok my horse needs a new bit cuz all i have a rusted ones and i cant stand rust. but i also need one that wont hurt his tung cuz his old owners used a thin bit and it cut in to his tung and it hurts him every sooo often. but i also need one that will be good for barrel racing. any suggestions????

ArabianAmor 09-07-2008 08:08 PM

Bits usually rust purposefully. The horses enjoy the taste and it makes them salivate.

PoptartShop 09-07-2008 08:22 PM

I prefer a rusted bit anyway ; 'cause it does taste better to them. :D
Anyway, that shouldn't hurt him.

barrelracingchik101 09-08-2008 03:59 PM

i know it wont hurt him i gust want a new one and i want to find one that wont hurt his toung cuz like i said his old owners cut his toung and the bit i have now hurts him

Dumas'_Grrrl 09-08-2008 05:44 PM

What about just replacing the one that you have with a new one with a thicker mouth piece.

JustDressageIt 09-08-2008 09:33 PM

Have you heard of Myler bits? They have a patented design for tongue relief.

dimmers_double 09-09-2008 12:53 PM

i have heard good things about the Myler bits as well all though, i have never tried one. from what ive seen with barrel racers, is that they think they need to get a special bit for their horse. i am running my 10 yr old QH on barrrels in a twisted wire snaffle. if i were you i would go with the easies bit you can find but still have control, every horse is different. i alwas borrow bits from friends to try and find one that works before i go out and put down lots of money on bits that may not work (around here, you cant return bits) if you re interested, i have 2 wonder bits that im selling. one has a smooth mouth and the other is twisted wire. PM if you are interested. im selling them cheap because i dont have a need for them.

barrelracingchik101 09-10-2008 03:54 PM

the one i have is the thikest one of its kind its a tom thumb

barrelracingchik101 09-10-2008 03:55 PM

can i see pics of the bits ?? thank you


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