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  1. #1
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    Jul. 3, 2011

    Default Stubben EZ control bits?

    Does anyone have any experience using these bits? Been looking at bit options for the heavy baby

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan. 6, 2011


    I love mine. I used it as my dressage bit as my gelding got heavy in the canter, it made him mangeable in the ring where he got heavier when he got excited. It locks in place when they lean on it and when its not engaged it acts as a three piece snaffle.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan. 30, 2010


    I use one on a gelding i bought that refused to take contact and would curl behind the bridle; in the EZ control he stopped going behind the verticle and started to take contact and use his back.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct. 29, 2000


    My horse stays behind the bit, even with no contact. Will this bit make him want to accept the bit? One poster said she uses it on her horse who likes to lean and get heavy. Then, the next uses it for a horse with a very light mouth.

    Seems like one bit would not work in both those situations..

    Other reviews I have found have an = number of people liking and hating it.

    If it is a bit worth trying for a horse who lives curled up, would the loose ring or D be better? I ride him now in a fat loose ring. How much different is this bit?
    I used to be addicted to the Hokey Pokey but then I turned myself around.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct. 6, 2002
    Philadelphia PA


    Not a fan. It gave me the opposite of control. When they "lock stiff" they essentially become a mullen mouth bit. Horse pulled and pulled and pulled against the bit and I had nothing.
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