Monthly Archives: May 2019

Taloneras

Some South American spurs can be huge ( they are thought to have developed from the Spanish Colonial “Espuela Grande” after all ). So how do they stay in position ? Many gaucho spurs have large pierced heel plates or … Continue reading

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A Hanoverian Bit

These days the Hanoverian mouthpiece is usually found on a pelham bit or occasionally on a snaffle It has a large central port with rollers on each side. The rollers are supposed to encourage the horse to relax its jaw, … Continue reading

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