The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct. 7, 2008

    Default Snaffle Bits for India?

    Does anyone know more about a charitable drive for snaffle bits to be used in India, rather than the home-made bit that are currently being used?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May. 6, 2003


    Haven't heard of anything. I lived there for a couple of years and most of the horses I saw either had regular bits (ie, mass produced ones) or normal looking bits made by a blacksmith.

    I have to say, though, that my concern for Indian cart horses would not be focused on their bits.
    According to the Mayan calendar, the world will not end this week. Please plan your life accordingly.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun. 21, 2008


    Hmm never heard of it either. There are many types of horses there. Racehorses, polo horses, old princely people who still have horses etc.

    But yes if are talking of the ones that are still modes of transportation and beasts of burdens, yeah as loshad said, bits would not be the primary concern.

Similar Threads

  1. FOUND a source for leather snaffle bits! FYI!
    By eponacowgirl in forum Eventing
    Replies: 109
    Last Post: Mar. 21, 2015, 01:20 AM
  2. 143 Ponies Die in Hindu Pilgrimage in India
    By Mike Matson in forum Off Course
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: Jul. 29, 2011, 11:46 PM
  3. India puts on hold genetically modified vegetables
    By tkhawk in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Feb. 12, 2010, 09:44 AM
  4. Replies: 7
    Last Post: Nov. 28, 2009, 02:55 AM
  5. Tragic horse problem in India
    By Thomas_1 in forum Horse Care
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: Jan. 2, 2009, 02:20 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts