The Abusive Effects of Bitted Bridles W. Robert Cook, FRCVS, PhD & Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD 144 pages, incl. color images.
This book describes and scientifically documents the multitude of insidious effects of a bit in the horse's mouth. These effects are still widely unknown among horsemen and owners, and range from pain to respiratory and digestive problems, reduced performance and longevity. A must-read for every horse owner who uses a bit.