Constructed from ultra strong, low-stretch, flexible Mule Tape material, Martin Saddlery's Mule Tape hobble will not stiffen or become brittle over time and is resistant to weakening from exposure to the elements or UV rays.
These peppermint flavored bit wipes are 100% natural and leave bits shiny and tasting great! The durable canister keeps the wipes thoroughly wet in 11 ounces of food-grade flavor, and are conveniently sized to fit in any tack box. There are 40 disposable wipes per container.
Reinsman's Stride Right bit is quickly becoming a favorite due to its great versatility. No matter what style of riding or type of horse, this bit just seems to fit perfectly. From penners, cutters, and reiners, to trail riders and gaited horses, the Stride Right is easily accepted by all.The Copper Modified Billy Allen is a great all around mouthpiece and the perfect choice for a horse with a low palate. Reinsman's Modified Billy Allen has more mullen relief than the standard Billy Allen giving it an ergonomic fit resulting in soft and even pressure across the tongue, bars and lips. The center barrel has limited movement preventing the bit from scissoring down into the tongue or up into the palate, but has plenty of rotation.The copper increases salivation for a more supple mouth. And, the sharp looking 7" flat cheeks add the right amount of leverage. Combined with the Modified Billy Allen, it is easy to isolate each side of the horse's mouth for lift, bend, flex and collection. Reinsman's Golden Glide bushings further enhance the smoothness of the independent cheek movement allowing for more precise cues.This bit is very versatile, making this a great choice for any style of riding.Copper is a soft metal, check for signs of wear before each use.
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.
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.
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 black Korsteel Easy Fit Bit Guard is a great tool to use to protect your horse's lips from chafing or to prevent pinching by the bit rings.
5" Copper plated mouth, 2-3/4" O-Rings Eggbut Snaffle 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.
The Level Best for Your Horse builds on the Mylers' first book A Whole Bit Better with improved definitions of the Myler Levels, expanded descriptions of the Myler mouthpieces and cheekpieces, a clear explanation of leverage, and a more comprehensive guide to using the Myler System to select a bit for your horse. Includes the DVD A Whole Bit Better, a visual guide to the Myler System.Includes additional information on USEF dressage legal bits.