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Edges of tongue (more, less) sensitive than center
Most sensitive part of the mouth
How much wider should the bit be than the mouth?
Snaffle rein if there are two reins
Wider than curb rein
Laced, rubber, etc.
Shortest shank pelham
Plate at 45 degree angle
Rests on horse's tongue
Bars that are less sensitive
Wide, flat bars
Where in the mouth does the bit rest?
Ported bit: Low port vs. high port
- Low port: Less tongue pressure
- High port: Fulcrum affect of palate
Reasons to try Hackamore
- Strong horse
- Fussy mouth
- Difficult mind
Noseband on Halter
2" below cheeckbone
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.)
1" wider than boot at ball of foot
Buckle on Cheeckpiece
At horse's eye level with at least 2 holes above it
Figure 8 noseband
2.5 to 3 inches above nostrils & just below end of facial bones
Not used with standing martingales
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