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Hackamore shanks?

There are many different types of hackamore shanks. Each hackamore shank workst a little bit different than the other. The general rule about hackamore shanks is: The longer the shanks the more leverage they have. FR Equestrian offers a great variety of hackamore shanks made form Stainless steel and Brass. Each of FR Equestrians hackamore shanks featured a laserd FR logo.

Closeup of star hackamore shanks on a cavemore bitless bridle
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Hackamore shank?

A hackamore bridle feautures a hackamore shank on each side of the bridle. The Hackamore shanks are there to help guide the horse. The generall rule is "The longer the hackamore shanks the more leverage they have". Star Hackamore shanks are a populair option as they are quite versatile as they have three different points as to where the reins can be attached to.

Closeup of seahorse hackamore shanks on a white horse

Hackamore shanks

The Seahorse hackamore shanks are one of the most populair hackamore shanks. The seahorse hackamore shanks are approximately 14cm long and 6cm wide.

Closeup of heart hackamore shanks

Hackamore shanks

The Heart hackamore shanks are one of the first hackamore shanks FR Equestrian ever offerd. The heart hackamore shanks do not offer a lot of leverage but more leverage than a sidepull bridle.

Different types of bitless bridles

Cavemore bitless bridle

A cavemore is a combination between a cavesson and a hackamore. On the noseband of a cavemore there are two, three or more rings attached that make up the cavesson part of this bridle. Between the nose and chin part of this bridle there are shanks attached which is the hackamore part of this bridle.

Hackamore bitless bridle

A hackamore is a bitless bridle that does not disturb the horses mouth. A hackamore bridle gives pressure behind the ears, chin, and nasal bone.
The mechanical hackamore with leverage is similar to a curb-bit. The longer the hackamore shanks the more preasure they give.

why choose a bitless sidepull fr equestrian

Sidepull bitless bridle

A sidepull is a bitless bridle that has the reins attached to the sides of the noseband. A bitless sidepull bridle is an ideal bitless bridle to start with when starting to ride bitless from a young unexperienced horse to an older more experienced horse. Sidepull bridles are in general great bitless bridles that are for almost every horse.

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FR Equestrian

At FR Equerstrian we offer a great variety of bitless bridles such asSidepull bridles, Hackamore bridles, Cavemore bridles, Multi bridles as well as Cross-unders. FR Equestrian specializes in a great variety in natural horsemanship materials such as neckropes, Leadropes as well as