Bit for powerful, yet soft mouthed horse.

My horse is very powerful, but has an incredibly soft mouth. I got him about a month ago and was riding him in a 2ring elevator bit, but I felt like he would sit behind the bit and not accept it. When I would take a feel, he would bounce up and down rather than come back, even while I had leg on. I then switched him to a happy mouth shaped dee, which he definitely accepted and held more, but now I feel like I have less breaks. I've done loads of research and have mostly found suggestions of a duo bit, a combination bit, or a nathe Mullen mouth.
What do you think??

Posted in Showjumping & Hunter, asked by Kennedy Eaton , 12 months ago. 279 hits.

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Hi Kennedy
You are correct, your horse is showing signed of a soft mouth and we will need to remove pressure, however, firstly what was in the mouth of the 2 Ring Elevator? What breed is he and what discipline are you riding in, also where are you based? Then we will be able to respond with more suggestions.
Regards
Claire

Claire @ Bombers
12 months ago
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