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Herm Sprenger Short Shank Hackamore

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Why We Love This

The Herm Sprenger Short Shank Hackamore is stainless steel and is complete with a padded leather noseband and adjustable leather curb strap.  

Made in Germany

Favorite Features

  • The cheek is relatively short, reducing the nose pressure.
  • This 'bit' should sit halfway between where a caveson and drop noseband would lie.
  • Black or Brown

 

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Available in 13cm shank
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    Herm Sprenger Short Shank Hackamore is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 24.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just OK Look of the hackamore is nice but am still questioning whether its real leather. Feels an awful lot like plastic or synthetic. Also, it may not fit a lot of horses because there is not much adjustability in the noseband. Was expecting more from a Herm Sprenger product.
    Date published: 2017-04-18
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from leather is like plastic I honestly don't like the color as it doesn't match the rest of my bridle.. needs to be made in a dark brown... not chestnut..
    Date published: 2017-04-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helped respond to aids My horse didn't like to listen to my seat and was constantly rushing or running through my hands. How I used this was just by squeezing my fingers and using my seat and he immediately responded with little to no pressure. He definitely was able to go into the contract of my hands after using this. In response to quality, I think it has a nice nose piece but I think the quality of the leather could be better. I'm sure with time it'll be broken in but it definitely does not come supple or pliable.
    Date published: 2017-03-25
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Did not fit correctly... I bought this for my KMH that has had a prior injury to his tongue. I have been trying to ride in halter & reins which worked and it was suggested that I try a hackamore. I bought this but the horses face is too long for the shanks. I would recommend this for a short faced type horse but not a long faced horse. Good product; nothing to do with seller or the product itself. I had to return it.
    Date published: 2016-09-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from overall good quality The padded nose piece seems to be good quality, however like most hackamores (I was hoping not this one) the chin strap is cheap, and would probably break after a week or so.
    Date published: 2015-11-09
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