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NorthernMama 05-03-2013 10:22 PM

Did I adjust the headstall correctly?
 
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This bit is new to us. What do you think about the set? I set it two different ways; not much difference though.

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Setting 1:
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Setting 2:
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Comments? Critiques? I think I may have gone a bit too small on the pics. If the pictures aren't big enough, let me know and I'll resize again.

waresbear 05-03-2013 10:24 PM

Setting one looks better to me.

NorthernMama 05-03-2013 10:38 PM

Thanks, waresbear.

smrobs 05-03-2013 10:54 PM

I've found it really depends on the horse. Some prefer a higher bit, some prefer a lower bit, and others just don't care one way or the other LOL.

I like the look of position 1 a whole lot more, but you might try riding her in both and see if there's a difference in her attitude.

NorthernMama 05-03-2013 11:04 PM

THanks, smrobs. That makes a total of three for setting one because that is the one that I like as well. I took her our for a walk and a graze with it set that way. She seemed fine and responsive. I purposefully didn't dress properly so I wouldn't be tempted to ride, but I think she would have been fine.

Hopefully, I'm going to try her out tomorrow with this setup and see how it goes.


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