Tack

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Tack
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2014-10-28 07:46:19
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Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Study Guide: Tack
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  1. Edges of tongue (more, less) sensitive than center
    More
  2. Most sensitive part of the mouth
    Bars
  3. How much wider should the bit be than the mouth?
    1/4"
  4. Snaffle rein if there are two reins
    Wider than curb rein

    Laced, rubber, etc.
  5. Tom Thumb
    Shortest shank pelham
  6. Dr. Bristol
    Plate at 45 degree angle

    Rests on horse's tongue
  7. Bars that are less sensitive
    Wide, flat bars
  8. Where in the mouth does the bit rest?
    Interdental space

    aka Bars
  9. Ported bit: Low port vs. high port
    • Low port: Less tongue pressure
    • High port: Fulcrum affect of palate
  10. Reasons to try Hackamore
    • Strong horse
    • Fussy mouth
    • Difficult mind
  11. Noseband on Halter
    2" below cheeckbone
  12. Problems from poor saddle fit
    • Sore withers
    • Pressure points
    • Saddle sores
    • Wither sores
    • Back bruises
    • Nerve damage
    • Problems w/ horse balance/movement
    • Bad behavior (bucking, rearing, etc.)
  13. Stirrup Width
    1" wider than boot at ball of foot
  14. Buckle on Cheeckpiece
    At horse's eye level with at least 2 holes above it
  15. Grackle
    Figure 8 noseband
  16. Drop Noseband
    2.5 to 3 inches above nostrils & just below end of facial bones

    Not used with standing martingales

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