An improved version of one of the most popular mechanical hackamores ever made, this flat leather nose bit is excellent for horses that have natural rate and need only to be "keyed" to stay in tune with the rider.This bit is also a good choice for a novice rider.
By definition, a snaffle bit is a direct pull or direct action bit, meaning that when you are holding the reins in two hands atop your horse, you have direct contact with its mouth. Whatever you do with your hands, your horse should do. Most trainers will start a young horse in a snaffle to gain the framework it needs to transition to a curb bit. Such a foundation includes lateral flexion, collection, transitions, responsiveness to leg cues and more.An eggbutt snaffle is a bit commonly used for English riding, the name refers to the shape of the ring. It is designed to prevent pinching of the horse's mouth and works on the poll and bars of the mouth. This eggbutt snaffle bit is made of stainless steel which provides superior strength and a clean, neat look to any mouthpiece.A solid stainless steel mouthpiece, however, does not promote salivation and is best for horses with a consistently moist mouth. 5" Solid Mouth, 2-3/4" O-Rings.
This Myler Bit has a 7" flat shank with a sweet iron forward tilt ported barrel (MB 36, Level 2-3) with a copper inlay.This mouthpiece is made of polished sweet iron which naturally oxidizes or rusts. Harmless to horses, it has a sweet taste and promotes salivation.
This Nice 'n Gentle Hackamore Bit is very similar to a rope nose hackamore but less severe. This bit will help lift a horse that is dropping his head and is very effective in teaching a horse to flex.