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How Do Different Horse Bits Work?

Many of us are taught to use a certain bit for their horse, with very few understanding the mechanics of the bit. What exactly happens in your horse's mouth when you take on the reins?

This video provides insight to how many commonly used bits work (or don't work!) in a very simple and easy-to-understand way. Brenda Imus explains snaffle bits, tom thumb bits, Argentine snaffles. Studying this video will assist you in learning how to evaluate horse bits for gentleness and effectiveness, and be able to answer the question posited above!