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Trail Rider - - RIDE RIGHT JULIE GOODNIGHT -

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

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