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Bit suggestions for first foxhunt or paperchase

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    #21
    He did really well at the paperchase with his regular eggbutt double jointed snaffle. I gave him a 1/2 cc of ace about hour before we mounted. He was a bit fussy with his head and rooted a bit but was pretty darn happy. He lead some, was in the middle some, and last of 3 some. If we caught another bigger group he didn't feel the need to try to catch them. He was willing to keep a safe distance between him and the horse in front. He needed a lead into water and one of the streams he jumped like ditch instead of walking through it. All and all he was really very well behaved. We walked, trotted, cantered and galloped.

    1/2 cc is minimal for him. He gets more for turn-out if they haven't been out due to weather for a few days. He will run a bit after a few days with no turn-out. We have a high clay content so the fields will get slick after a rain. I don't need him hurting himself. He is already a pro at that and at pulling shoes.
    Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community. (Tidy Rabbit)

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      #22
      Originally posted by kcmel View Post
      What size bit does he need? I have many options, several kimberwicks and elevator bits (one ring and 2 ring) with french link. I have Myler kimberwick that's very mild. Most of them are 5.5 though. I do have one 5" cartwheel bit that is a french link. If I can find it. I can hand something off to K next week if you are interested.
      He is a 5" but thanks for the offer. I think he will be good with what I have. I do need to have his running martingale shortened.
      Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community. (Tidy Rabbit)

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      • #23
        I took my greenie out in a French link with a running martingale-which is what I ride in. I wanted to move up to the French link gag I'd bought and use it with 2 reins but the trainer I've used said she thought he was fine as he was. And indeed he didn't run off or anything. Still I like having a bit more bit (ha).

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