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In The Barn

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Welcome to our little corner in the podcast world. Where we have real conversations about real topics that matter to you and your horse. Join us along on our journey of discovering the research (or lack of research) behind popular horse products, trends, and anything else that peaks our interest.

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27. Does a bit cause more damage than bitless?

We've talked about the impacts a bit has on the horses respiratory system, we've looked exclusively into Dr. Cooks research, now it's time for us to address PAIN. Today we looked into the research behind the pain and damage caused by both bitted and bitless options. Is one really better than the other?

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Resources

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Francesca_Perruccio/publication/316923819_A_Preliminary_Investigation_into_Noseband_Tightness_and_Oral_Soft_Tissue_Damage_in_Elite_and_Non-Elite_Horses/links/59197e5ba6fdccb149f24030/A-Preliminary-Investigation-into-Noseband-Tightness-and-Oral-Soft-Tissue-Damage-in-Elite-and-Non-Elite-Horses.pdf

https://ulir.ul.ie/bitstream/handle/10344/5954/Doherty_2016_investigation.pdf?sequence=6

https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/evj.13287

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/vsu.13351

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21696430/

https://thehorse.com/158707/study-bitted-bitless-bridles-apply-similar-pressure-to-horses/

https://www.eurodressage.com/2018/01/06/rein-tension-bitless-bridles-compared-single-jointed-snaffle-bits

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/4/572/htm

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2019.00206/full

https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2015/04/20/bit-related-injuries-racehorses-polo-ponies/

https://asiakas.kotisivukone.com/files/geec2017.kotisivukone.com/Esitykset/Sensitive_equine_mouth_26_5_2017.pdf

https://www.meta.org/papers/a-cross-sectional-epidemiological-study-of/25679445

https://horsescience.co/2015/03/racehorses-in-snaffle-bits-more-likely-to-experience-oral-injuries-than-polo-ponies-in-gag-bits/

https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/evj.12827

https://thehorse.com/158723/bit-noseband-spur-and-whip-lesions-in-competition-horses-studied/

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