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Avoid a black eye and cut cheek with this.

Advantages: Stops the horse rearing in hand.
Disadvantages: Can be severe if used incorrectly.

A chifney is something that is used when necessary by some horse owners and is used to prevent a horse from rearing when leading. It can be used in different situations but must be used with care and only ever on the ground. It can be very severe and mu ...

spottydog2 07.08.2007 · Read full review
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Chifney Bit, an outdated device

Advantages: If it is your ONLY device in an emergency
Disadvantages: Permanent damage or death can occur.

...Okay, so I hate to give poor reviews but sometimes it is necessary. I have owned horses and mules my whole life and have grown up in times when harsh bits, chifney bits, cruel spurs and combative training techniques were common everyday solutions. Fortu ...

Trish1996 07.12.2014 · Read full review
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There's a Bit Missing......

Advantages: Easy care, easy to fit, easy to use
Disadvantages: Not ideal for horses with a sensitive poll area

What is a bitless bridle? The bridle is a means to communicate pace and direction to a horse. Most people are probably used to seeing horses in bitted bridles, since this is the type in general use today. The bit is placed in the horse's mouth and held ...

sunnyfox 19.08.2009 · Read full review
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Dr. Cook Bitless Bridle is a revolution in riding.

Advantages: Easy to use and not likely to damage a horse.
Disadvantages: Not for untrained horses or riders

This is an amazing product, mostly because it removes the bit from the horses mouth. In 99% of the horses I have ridden and or trained, I have found bits to be unnecessary (like shoes). Mine is made from beta leather - so not real leather - however it ...

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Protect my heels.

Advantages: More difficult to lose.
Disadvantages: Difficult to get off.

I am quite enjoying writing about different horse boots. I am finding it interesting as it is something I use without thinking. As I have already mentioned, they have more pairs than me. These boots that I am reviewing are Weaterbeeta Over-Reach Boots ...

spottydog2 25.06.2007 · Read full review
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