Sunday, January 17, 2010

Icelandic Horse, Heavy Contact

The telltale bridle drop, and the mouthpiece of the bit peeking out of the mouth of the Icelandic Horse are hints that the hands are heavy and that there is too much contact on the reins.

Too many times, the bit can be seen digging into the side of the mouth, possibly squeezing the tender cheek between the metal of the bit and the points of the teeth.

If the bridle piece is loose on an Icelandic Horse, there is ... on Twitpic

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