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FLITASTIC
Reg. Jun 2012
Posted 2017-03-20 2:50 PM (#7334483)
Subject: Gentle Spurs



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Any ideas for " Gentle" spurs???
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IRunOnFaith
Reg. Dec 2009
Posted 2017-03-20 3:10 PM (#7334492 - in reply to #7334483)
Subject: RE: Gentle Spurs



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I use bumper spurs like these. 
http://www.teskeys.com/floral-bumper-spurs-by-professional-s-choice.html
Here are "humane" Spurs as well.
http://www.teskeys.com/humane-spur.html
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Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2017-03-20 3:13 PM (#7334494 - in reply to #7334492)
Subject: RE: Gentle Spurs



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IRunOnFaith - 2017-03-20 3:10 PM I use bumper spurs like these. 

http://www.teskeys.com/floral-bumper-spurs-by-professional-s-choice.html

Here are "humane" Spurs as well.

http://www.teskeys.com/humane-spur.html

I have 3 pairs of these,, and a couple of bumper spurs.  



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FLITASTIC
Reg. Jun 2012
Posted 2017-03-20 3:15 PM (#7334496 - in reply to #7334483)
Subject: RE: Gentle Spurs



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Those look great!!!
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Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2017-03-20 3:18 PM (#7334497 - in reply to #7334483)
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I like these.. 



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IRunOnFaith
Reg. Dec 2009
Posted 2017-03-20 3:19 PM (#7334498 - in reply to #7334483)
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I have a spur addiction. And the bumpers and knobs are my favorite style.  
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BarrelRacing4Christ
Reg. Sep 2010
Posted 2017-03-20 5:16 PM (#7334524 - in reply to #7334483)
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Any spur is gentle when used correctly.
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Katie's
Reg. Dec 2004
Posted 2017-03-20 5:48 PM (#7334527 - in reply to #7334483)
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You can always wrap the rowels in vet wrap as well and make little nubbies :)
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IowaCanChaser
Reg. Dec 2014
Posted 2017-03-20 6:21 PM (#7334531 - in reply to #7334527)
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Katie's - 2017-03-20 5:48 PM

You can always wrap the rowels in vet wrap as well and make little nubbies :)

This is what I do! Cheap and Easy!
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Griz
Reg. Sep 2003
Posted 2017-03-21 5:55 AM (#7334582 - in reply to #7334527)
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Katie's - 2017-03-20 5:48 PM

You can always wrap the rowels in vet wrap as well and make little nubbies :)

This is what I do. No need to buy more spurs if you already have some.
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streakysox
Reg. Jul 2008
Posted 2017-03-21 8:22 AM (#7334605 - in reply to #7334483)
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Any spur is as gentle as you make it. It is all in the use.
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IRunOnFaith
Reg. Dec 2009
Posted 2017-03-21 8:23 AM (#7334606 - in reply to #7334527)
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Katie's - 2017-03-20 5:48 PM You can always wrap the rowels in vet wrap as well and make little nubbies :)

Look at you with your good ideas!  
I needed this idea while in school....
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barrelrunner97
Reg. Feb 2006
Posted 2017-03-21 9:12 AM (#7334622 - in reply to #7334606)
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IRunOnFaith - 2017-03-21 8:23 AM
Katie's - 2017-03-20 5:48 PM You can always wrap the rowels in vet wrap as well and make little nubbies :)
Look at you with your good ideas!  

I needed this idea while in school....

This is what i do.. I wrap mine with vet wrap or tape
 
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lhighquality
Reg. Apr 2013
Posted 2017-03-21 9:20 AM (#7334624 - in reply to #7334497)
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Southtxponygirl - 2017-03-20 3:18 PM

I like these.. 

I have these in a slip on spur, love them!!!!
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barrelracer63046304
Reg. Feb 2015
Posted 2017-03-21 7:41 PM (#7334796 - in reply to #7334524)
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BarrelRacing4Christ - 2017-03-20 6:16 PM

Any spur is gentle when used correctly.

This. But I like the bumpers for my horses. I do have the ball points though too. LOL Either would work in my opinion
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Gennap1010
Reg. Jul 2013
Posted 2017-03-22 10:19 AM (#7334877 - in reply to #7334524)
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BarrelRacing4Christ - 2017-03-20 5:16 PM

Any spur is gentle when used correctly.

I was just about to type this! AMEN!!!!
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DashNDustem
Reg. Dec 2010
Posted 2017-03-23 12:08 PM (#7335216 - in reply to #7334524)
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BarrelRacing4Christ - 2017-03-21 3:16 PM

Any spur is gentle when used correctly.

I agree with this! I have rather big spurs, with a long neck and fairly large, pokey rowels. I desensitized him too much on the sides as a baby because I always rubbed him all over, all the time. He completely ignored the dull flat ones. But my horse has never been gouged or hurt with them, I just use them to gently cue my horse as an extension of my leg and he listens.

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