- - one ear headstall
|dizzynurse ||09-05-2010 11:46 AM |
one ear headstall
Does anyone use them? Does anyone have any problems with them?I think they look neat but I want to make sure they are practical before I buy one. Thanks!!:D
|TurnNBurn625 ||09-05-2010 12:08 PM |
i like them. i have used them. i didnt really see a difference in the horse.
|franknbeans ||09-05-2010 12:12 PM |
I have heard that the ones without a throatlatch can slip off-especially if you are trail riding.....but I like them for showing.
|smrobs ||09-05-2010 12:37 PM |
I agree with franknbeans. For trail riding, I won't use anything without a throatlatch. All it takes is one head shake or the horse rubbing his head on something to get the headstall off. I think they are fine for arena riding or showing though.
|dizzynurse ||09-05-2010 12:49 PM |
Thanks guys! Since I will be mostly trail riding I better get myself a headstall with a throatlatch! :) Glad I asked!!
|mliponoga ||09-05-2010 01:48 PM |
I've mainly only trailrode with them and never had any issues...
|Katafran ||09-05-2010 03:38 PM |
I have one without a throat latch and I have had my horse ditch it with a head shake at least three times. Of course, I do have him in a snaffle which doesn't help in the least. I'd definitely stick to one with a throat latch, especially for trail riding.
|Sunny ||09-05-2010 04:07 PM |
I have heard many horror stories about one-ears. I would stick with a simple throat latch headstall.
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|eventerdrew ||09-05-2010 04:12 PM |
This past summer I worked at a barn that used one eared head stalls with throatlatches. They never had problems with them. Just make sure your horse is ok with messing with that ear.
|katieandduke ||09-05-2010 04:20 PM |
i ride in a one ear and i have never had any problem with it. i usually am trail riding. but i recently attached a tie-down on it and it still is fine.. the tie down is for my horse that likes to have his head set way too high
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