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  1. #1
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    Default Bit sizing question...

    crosspost from off course
    I found the bit I want online, but am not sure what size to order. the bit's description says "The mouth should measure 1/4"-1/2" longer than a typical fitting bit".
    Does that mean I should add that much to my horses mouth size and order OR the bit is that much longer than a typical sized bit...
    Just a little confused....thanks!

    This is for a Gina Miles Double Break Snaffle Bit.



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    I'm going to guess it means that if you ride in a 5" normally, then order a 5 1/4" or 5 1/2" in this bit?



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    I'm going to guess it means that if you ride in a 5" normally, then order a 5 1/4" or 5 1/2" in this bi
    ^this is what they are talking about. Most often you see this with waterfords as they "drape" in the mouth and require a little extra room to not pinch. Haven't heard/experienced that being the case with a french link type bit.



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