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Re: RC: Myler Bits
- To: "Cheryl" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: RC: Myler Bits
- From: Lynne Glazer <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 16:27:36 -0600
- In-Reply-To: <013601c0fc05$411f9a00$a8971e40@weisedel>
- References: <013601c0fc05$411f9a00$a8971e40@weisedel>
>Hi All -
>Just looking for some lighter conversation. Who amongst us all uses
>these bits, for how long, and have any improvements/changes been
>noticed? What do you like/dislike about them? Or bits in general?
>Has anyone attended a Myler clinic? Which types do you use? I'll
>I figured maybe we could lighten up the list a little, while all the
>facts about the recent unfortunate happenings are being assembled
>and sorted out.
>Ok - Your turn!
>Cheryl in WNY
>Horse kids Kit, Bobby & Dani
I use the Myler double-ring S hackamore, after going through an
iteration of vosal (mare is not a Western horse), Sliester aluminum
hackamore with long shanks (heavy & hard to graze with) , to Arabian
S hack (didn't like where the curb strap hit when adjusted right on
the nose; felt imprecise), with a Jeremiah Watt sweet iron D-ring
snaffle for ring work. I've had it maybe a year.
I only use the curb rein at the present time. I spent a long time in
the TWH world and am very comfortable with curb bits in general, and
my mare sure likes this Myler. Very well made, the price was scary
but I did get it on sale--waited to buy it till it was on sale. It
is a leather-covered bicycle chain that is fairly mild. The finish
is so shiny that it is exceptionally easy to clean the metal parts.
The thing I like the most about it vs. other hacks is when you "ask"
with the reins, they feel the pressure at the edge of the noseband
before the curb engages. Kind of an early warning, "ask", "request",
before getting to "require". It stands up to hosing with the rest of
the biothane hackamore bridle. I use a Pat Fredrickson thin rope
halter underneath it, and Zilco reins (Austr. Connection) which I
really love. Have to carry a thin lead from Pat for tying though.
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