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.
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.
This classic snaffle bit has been the top choice of trainers and riders thru the ages. The combination of the slightly weighted ring with an average size 3/8" smooth snaffle makes this bit perfectly balanced for training and every day riding. The weight of the ring increases feel for both the horse and rider, giving the horse pre-signals to rein cues and providing clearer communication.Sweet iron naturally rusts into a light patina which creates a sweet taste for the horse, making the bit more acceptable and increasing salivation for a supple mouth.
Reinsman Equestrian's 3/8" Smooth Copper Snaffle has dee rings that apply pressure to the horse's cheek on the opposite side of the face from the rein you pull to allow for better flexion.Copper creates moisture, packs well and keeps well in high salt areas. The 3/8" is a perfect all around mouth.Copper is a soft metal, watch for excessive wear.
Classic Equine's 7-1/2" Cheek Snaffle Bit applies more pressure to the tongue than a dogbone snaffle bit. It can be used for all types of riding, offers lateral pull and collection, and has a quicker response time.
The Sweet Iron Low Ported Barrel is a great mouthpiece for the horse that does not respond well to tongue pressure. The width of Reinsman's ported barrel provides plenty of room for the horse's tongue to pass underneath, and when engaged does not rotate onto the tongue. This bit works primarily off of bar and lip pressure with some poll and curb involvement.Sweet iron naturally rusts into a light patina creating a sweet taste for the horse, making the bit more acceptable and increasing salivation for a supple mouth.The 6" swept back cheeks make this bit fairly soft; and the combination of the ported barrel and the swiveling cheeks make it easy to isolate each side of the horse's mouth. Reinsman's Golden Glide bushings further enhance the smoothness of the independent cheek movement allowing for more precise cues.This style is preferred by reiners as a transition bit and by trail riders, but the versatility of this bit makes it a great choice for any style of riding.
Reinsman Equestrian's 7/16" 3-Piece with Copper Roller Snaffle Bit has traditional rings and more weight for a better feel. Its mouthpiece breaks over the bars at a different angle to contact new nerves, and has some tongue pressure for better control.The copper roller adds moisture and acts as a pacifier.Copper is a soft metal, watch for excessive wear.
This mild Bob Avila Signature Snaffle Bit with copper inlay mouthpiece is designed for all disciplines and any level of horse. It encourages a lower head carriage while coper inlays offer a sweet taste to promote acceptance of the bit. The single-jointed mouthpiece is legal in the show ring. Width 5”, Mouth 7/16”, Rings 3”
This stainless steel 5" HBT shank with sweet iron ported barrel (MB 33, Level 3) bit 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.
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 3/8" Smooth Copper Snaffle Argentine bit is very nice if your horse has a "good" mouth that has low leverage shanks combined with a medium control mouthpiece.Copper creates a moist soft mouth for better feel and is a soft metal, watch for excessive wear.