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Re: [RC] Clipping - Steph Teeter

Hi Leo - I had the same observation when I was there - and was surprised that more horses weren't clipped. But the locals thought it was more of a problem for the horses to get too cold, than too hot. Tho - it seems to me that wet fur would have more of a chilling effect than no fur. At any rate, I did clip Jaziret since he's a horse that tends to get hot.

The bit is a Myler combination bit - it works on the poll and nose as well as the mouth. Harsh bits make Jaziret worse, and this one takes a little more 'muscle' but it seems to get the message across w/o upsetting him (less pain in the mouth I suppose). I can't say that it helps keep his head down any better, but it does keep him generally more responsive and less crazy :)

Steph

On Jan 3, 2008, at 9:21 AM, <Leonard.Liesens@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

hey... is she using a pessoa bit now ??? Does that help to get his head down ?

From: John Teeter [mailto:johnt@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2008 2:29 PM
To: Jay Randle
Cc: Ridecamp Alexandria; LIESENS Leonard (COMM)
Subject: Re: [RC] Clipping

this horse was clipped:)

http://www.endurance.net/international/USA/2007LasCruces/Gallery/ RoyalArrivals/pages/IMG_4326.html


On Jan 3, 2008, at 5:05 AM, Jay Randle wrote:


Hi Leonard

I thought the exact same thing when I saw the photos!


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Replies
[RC] Clipping, Jay Randle
Re: [RC] Clipping, John Teeter
RE: [RC] Clipping, Leonard.Liesens