Legalise Snaffle bits under 14mm

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Denise Maudsley
3 years ago
My horses don't like thick bits

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sharon mccoy
3 years ago
Less is more
Large bits are uncomfortable for alot of horses

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Anne-marie Chamberlain
3 years ago
I think it's a big step in the right direction.

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W J
3 years ago
lets' end unnecessary cruelty in these 'sports' once and for all! that includes 'jiggers'!!

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Chris Richards
3 years ago
It's time the FEI concentrated on the real issues in competition.

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Mara Zanello
3 years ago
This is cruel.

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Kelli Hobart
3 years ago
Because my daughter rides dressage and this rule just doesn’t make sense at all

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anna lory
3 years ago
Thicker bits are not necessarily kinder & don't take into account the individual horse's mouth. Many horses seem very umcomfortable in thicker bits, so wouldn't be able to compete. It's a ridiculous notion as is not being able to compete bitless or wearing hoof boots.
Whatever suits your horse & shows horse & riders in harmony & happy together, should be allowed.

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Natalie Watt
3 years ago
Another crazy rule that has nothing to do with the horses individual welfare in mind. The horses we decide to take under our wing are at our mercy so it’s up to us to educate ourselves about the finer points of our beautiful equine partners. Horse first - our ambitious a far far second !!!!

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Narelle Cribb
3 years ago
Horses with thick tongues and low palates sometimes can’t accommodate 14mm diameter without discomfort. A blanket rule like this doesn’t take into account individual conformation. Maybe penalise rough riding more. A thinner bit won’t cause pain unless it is connected to harsh hands.