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    08-29-2011, 07:30 PM
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Foal
Western Bosals?

Hi everyone
I'm in England and no one really rides bitless here, but I would like to break my mare into a bitless bridle. A friend has reccomended trying a rawhide bosal, but no one I know has heard of them.. Does anyone have any experiences with a bosal, are they good for youngsters? Was also wondering how they work because I have a feeling that my mare won't respond in it at all and when I ask her to stop or turn she will keep going! Do they actually work?
Thanks,
Jaisie & Skye
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    08-31-2011, 04:02 PM
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Can anyone help?
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    08-31-2011, 05:45 PM
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Showing
Rawhide bosals are a very effective tool when training young horses...if you know how to use one. The thing about bosals is that there is a particular way they are supposed to be used to be effective. If someone doesn't know how to properly use one, it is very easy to either skin up a horses nose/jaw or teach them how to ignore the cues. Unless you have someone closeby who is knowledgeable on how to teach you to use one properly, you would likely have better success with something like a simple sidepull bridle.
     
    09-01-2011, 01:44 AM
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Trained
Here is a normal sidepull bridle: Saddles Tack Horse Supplies - ChickSaddlery.com Double Rope Sidepull with Bit

If you're worried about the horse running through that, you could try an Indian Bosal. They work much differently than a normal bosal. It's a noseband with two pieces that cross under the jaw and apply pressure that way when the reins are pulled. From my understanding, they can shut down a horse pretty well if needed. Indian Rope Bosal for Bitless Riding
     
    09-01-2011, 05:20 AM
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Foal
Thank you guys, I have a friend who could help me with the bosal. Will try it out and see how it goes
     

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