I always recommend that you at least start off with a curb sleeve in order to soften the action of the curb chain in the chin groove. The chin groove is a very sensitive, bony area. Once the doubles are established the continued use of the sleeve would hinge on the horse’s way of going.
Showing is a discipline which can be overlooked by most professional riders in other disciplines. What makes our discipline different is the art of producing and training a show horse […]