horse riding

How To Measure Your Bit Correctly

On January 16th, 2014, posted in: Articles by 0 Comment

  There are various measurements to consider when sourcing and assessing the correct size of bit including length, thickness, ring size and design. Loose Ring Cheeks The picture below demonstrates a popular loose ring snaffle bit, the NS Team Up. Other cheeks that are measured this way include the Universal, Beval, Balding Gag and the..

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Nosebands – Are They Always Necessary?

On January 15th, 2014, posted in: Articles by 0 Comment

         We usually use nosebands to shut the over active mouth.  But before we employ a flash noseband, etc, there are factors we must consider, because if the horse is uncomfortable in the mouth then closing the mouth will further increase pressure, and the horse’s way of going will deteriorate. Check your horse’s mouth yourself and..

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