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morganshow11 03-09-2009 08:07 PM

Hackamore.
 
Today i bought a Hakamore. I tried it out and it seems to help, Clippy rearing and tossing head problems. Does anyone here use a Hakamore for barrels/Gymkhana? And what kind of bridle would i need for it(i used a nylon bridle and it is to loose. So i want a leather one) Any pics of the bridles would help:)

Spastic_Dove 03-09-2009 08:13 PM

Is it mechanical? Leather headstalls are fine and you can use them during barrels or whatever. Make sure you are very light in your hands though as they can be very strong if you ride with a lot of contact.

morganshow11 03-09-2009 08:17 PM

What do ya meen by mechanical?

Spastic_Dove 03-09-2009 08:22 PM

Does the "bit" kind of look like this:

http://www.billfreemanbits.com/image...mores_BF40.jpg

morganshow11 03-09-2009 08:26 PM

Yes, but the noseband is different. Looks EXACTLY like this one.

http://www.buytack.com/products/bits...2007/15110.jpg

Spastic_Dove 03-09-2009 08:30 PM

You can use a normal leather headstall to attach:
http://images.auctionants.com/42-3338.jpg

morganshow11 03-09-2009 08:32 PM

Ok, thanks. The ones i have, have a noseband around it. Next time i go out i will buy a normal one tho.

Spastic_Dove 03-09-2009 08:35 PM

Yeah. Just any normal western headstall. They usually don't have cavessons attached :)

morganshow11 03-09-2009 08:37 PM

M'k...thanks again:)


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