Use a Chain Shank Properly, Presented By Wahl

This might seem like an insignificant detail, but using a chain shank properly is an enormously important matter of safety and correct communication with your horse. Using a chain shank inappropriately can really hurt your horse, so it’s important to know if you’re doing it incorrectly.

In this video from Anne Kursinski Riding and Jumping Mentor, learn if you’re making a potentially dangerous mistake with your chain shank. Also, learn how to properly use the chain over the nose for those times when you need a bit more control.

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