Cameron Lee Hunter | 2 Questions | 33 Answers

My horse tosses his head a lot at the canter. We’ve eliminated a lot of things so we are going to try some new bits this weekend. Anyone know what else could be causing this?

My horse tosses his head a lot at the canter. We’ve eliminated a lot of things so we are going to try some new bits this weekend. Anyone know what else could be causing this?
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@ty.and.i1993 My contact is light. We know its bit me
He could be reacting from your contact. Is it strong or light, try changing it to what it is not and see if that helps. He could be reacting to too strong of a contact or annoyed that the bit is too mobile in his mouth.
@jaydemck We check and they’re okay :)
@rbhorses No I we’ve found out that it’s not me causing it
Do you tense your hands?
My horse did that for a while too. We thought it might of been because he had a sore tendon but he still continued to do it after it was fixed so we’ve changed bits around. Now since we found the right one, he isn’t doing it as bad. It could just be a habit which we think is what my horse is getting into. My instructor said that when he does that to just send him forward as soon as you feel him raising his head to toss it.
His or hers teeth could be due
Well head tossing really can be anything like sensitivity to bugs, dust, rain, noseband or bridle fit in general, bit, teeth and health problems, or just your hands and maybe him being annoyed by something you do. Soooo basically try everything 😂😂
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