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post #1 of 5 Old 12-02-2018, 03:36 PM Thread Starter
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Elevator bit

Do you think elevator bits are okay being used if you have a strong horse and soft hands
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-02-2018, 03:40 PM
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Perhaps you can post a photo of exactly what elevator bit you mean. There are many kinds.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-02-2018, 04:22 PM
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Are you talking about the three ring gag bit? I think in the right hands those can be very effective. I also like the versatility to use the top, middle, or bottom ring depending on the day and the situation.
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-02-2018, 04:24 PM
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Absolutely. I always say choose the bit that works best for horse and rider, having to use the least force. Better a stronger bit and soft hands on a strong horse, than a soft bit and constant struggle.
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