I do natural horsemanship and do endurance rides non competitive, also small jumping classes
What are the nicest and most humane bits?
Any bit can be harsh if not used properly. I train in a halter then go to a bit when my horse can walk trot canter stop from my seat then your not pulling at there mouth. But that again depends on your training ability and time,
Started riding a horse who has little to no brakes and doesn't like metal bits or ones with more than one section. Anyone know of any bits that fit this to gain some breaks?
Your horse needs retraining. Bigger bits is not the answer. Any horse can be ridden in a halter if your willing to put in the time and effort. People who don’t buy bigger bits and tie downs. It depends on how you want to train your horse.
What the best way to improve a horse bend?
Work in hand get your horse to relax his back ask for forward down then some lateral bending at standstill at frost then walk. Do it on a rail to help him stay straight at first then do it on a circle make sure then inside hind is stepping under. Don’t use side reins or bungee as these are false aids for quick fixes if you do it right and take your time the rewards are great.
I’m looking at buying a new hat, what brands to you recommend? (Uk)
My horse won't respond to my leg sometimes when I'm trotting. If I ask him to move over with my leg and my rein he just turns the other way. What can I do ?
You need to find out why he doing it not just add more gadgets like spurs, go back to basics and reschool , your horse should be responsive but not reactive, if he not doing something there is a reason