This Myler Bit is a stainless steel 7" flat shank with sweet iron ported barrel (MB 33, Level 3) and 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.
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.
A hackamore may look relatively simple in its construction of a noseband connected to a headstall and reins; however, to control a horse without a mouthpiece takes patience and training.Proper placement is important when fitting a hackamore. Adjusted too low, it will hinder the horse's breathing. It should sit on the gristly part of your horse's nose, approximately 4" from the top of the nasal cavity.Size of the hackamore is also important. The wider/thicker the nosepiece, the more pressure is dispersed, thereby making it gentler than a thinner nosepiece.This bit is a combination, sweet iron twisted snaffle mouth with leather wrapped noseband and has 8" cheeks.
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.
The Reinsman Equestrian Argentine Cheek bit has always been a great choice and continues to be highly popular. The only thing that can improve upon this age-tested design is Reinsman's Sweet & Sour mouthpiece! Like a green apple dipped in molasses, the combination of copper and sweet iron are very appealing to the horse, with the added bonus of increased salivation - making for a softer mouth.A highly versatile bit, it is a good transitional choice for introducing curb pressure and is a great everyday riding bit with its average shank length.Copper is a soft metal, check for signs of wear before each use.
This stainless steel 5" HBT shank with sweet iron low port comfort snaffle (MB 04, Level 2) has 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 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.
5" Eggbutt snaffle mouth, full cheeks bitBy 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.A full cheek snaffle is typically seen in English disciplines, the full cheeks on this bit are designed to help prevent the bit from pulling through the mouth. Works on the bars, corners of the mouth, and tongue (can also work on the poll when bit loops are used with a bridle).