Now it’s time to choose a new bit, or bit-free headgear, for your horse.
Try out several bits to see what works best. Have your knowledgeable friend help you when you try a new bit. Look for the same signs of comfort or discomfort.
Choosing the right bit for you and your horse is an individual decision; there’s no one right answer. As you shop, keep in mind these considerations. • The type of riding you do. If you leisurely ride down the trail on a calm seasoned horse that’s always in control, you may not need a bit at all. You might like