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    Aug. 30, 2015, 02:48 PM
    You sound to be built similarly to me, with similar preferences. I really like my Lauriche and JP Giacomini saddles. I fit best into 1/2" to 1"...
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    Aug. 22, 2015, 01:32 PM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Bit Help in Dressage
    Why not try the pelham with the rein on the snaffle ring? That's essentially a mullen baucher. It'll give you a free option to try.
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    Aug. 19, 2015, 10:01 PM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Myler ported snaffles in Dressage
    He definitely seems to like it better than anything else I have. Not perfect, but I only rode him in it once. He's taking the contact more in the...
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    Aug. 17, 2015, 08:34 PM
    I have this issue when riding over longer distances at a trot or canter. Endurance stirrups fixed the issue for me.
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    Aug. 17, 2015, 08:30 PM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Myler ported snaffles in Dressage
    He doesn't seem to hate loose rings any more than the eggbutts or D or baucher that I have. The thinner loose ring gets the same hatred as bits with...
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    Aug. 16, 2015, 06:40 PM
    Only OP works, so that's half her weekend gone from her babies. Maybe that's OK with her. For many its not. If you're fortunate enough to stay...
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    Aug. 16, 2015, 06:33 PM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Myler ported snaffles in Dressage
    I ordered the forward tilt port loose ring this morning to try. It should be here late this week. Larkspur, what about it didn't fit your horse? ...
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    Aug. 15, 2015, 09:52 PM
    I work full time (regular job until she was 18 months, started teaching last year). I rode regularly before getting pregnant, had my horse fit to...
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    Aug. 15, 2015, 11:21 AM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Myler ported snaffles in Dressage
    I was hoping for a little help picking which Myler to try first since they have 3 ported mouthpieces (low port, wide port, low forward tilt). I have...
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    Aug. 14, 2015, 11:15 PM
    Hampton Bay replied to a thread Myler ported snaffles in Dressage
    Yep, forgot to include that in my list. I have a mullen copper eggbutt that my elderly mare really liked. I started him in it and used it to trail...
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    Aug. 14, 2015, 10:54 PM
    Anyone have any experience with these, specifically the difference between the low port and the wide port? My Arab was working at second and...
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