Reinsman Equestrian's 3/8" 3-Piece Sweet Iron Snaffle with Copper Roller Bit is an extremely good bit if you need help getting your horse's legs underneath him and his hind end down.The mouthpiece breaks over the bars at an angle to contact new nerves and add some tongue pressure for better control. The copper roller often pacifies a nervous horse and adds slight tongue pressure for better headset.
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 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”
The Just Enough Bit is a very nice transition bit when moving from the ring snaffle to a curb bit. The limited gag action is softer than moving from the ring snaffle directly into a curb bit with swivel or solid cheeks. The 3-piece ergonomically designed mouthpiece results in soft and even pressure across the tongue, bars, and lips.Reinsman's sweet & sour mouthpiece tastes like a green apple dipped in molasses and is sure to become your horse's favorite! The sweet and sour combination causes increased salivation, leading to a more relaxed jaw and a supple mouth.Copper is a soft metal, check for signs of wear before each use.
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.
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.
The 3/8" Sweet Iron Low Port Freter Butterfly bit is designed for comfort to the young horse's mouth, while teaching him to turn with only a light touch. The low port mouth helps to stabilize the front shoulders. This is a well balanced bit that is great for trail riding or for starting colts into a bit.
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.
Rickey's bits were designed for training, practice, and competition. This Setter bit features a loose-cheek shank to encourage lateral flexion and will allows the rider to control the horse's nose. The unique mouthpiece of this Setter rolls back when engaged, slowing contact and allows more time for the horse to collect and respond to added pressure. Helps develop the horse's proper head set and teaches a horse to carry the bit correctly. In a high speed situation, it helps the horse rate smoothly and builds consistency. Rickey recommends using a firm leather curb strap or flat chain with all bits in this series to allow the horse to feel and work off of the bit rather than react to the feel and pressure of a biting curb.
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 Reinsman Equestrian snaffle bit should be a top choice when using a twisted snaffle. The combination of the slightly weighted ring with a 3/8" twisted 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.Copper tastes sour to the horse (a bit like a green apple) and will increase salivation. This makes the bit more comfortable for the horse which leads to a relaxed jaw and acceptance of the bit.Copper is a soft metal, check for signs of wear before each use.
The 7-1/2" cheek style on this Classic equine Professional Series Low Port Bit is extremely versatile and can be used for training drills, pleasure riding, or competition. The cheek has a 2-1/2" purchase with a 5" shank. The shank is swept back, like the 6 model, but to a lesser degree, which offers more leverage and control. When properly adjusted, it is still considered a mild cheek, but one with plenty of leverage for control at increased speeds.
This Sweet Iron Correction with Copper Stripes bit has an attractive, well balanced shank with medium plus leverage. The bars of the mouthpiece are molded to make it comfortable for the horse to carry.The sweet iron and copper create moisture for a softer mouth. The port has slight palate pressure for better headset and more control.This bit works great both on the trail and in the arena, and is best used for roping, reining, barrels, and trail riding.
This trail dee is designed for the well trained horse to comfortably carry all day long. The headstall ring aligns the mouthpiece at a pleasing angle in the horse's mouth and prevents downward rotation of the mouthpiece when rein pressure is applied.Comparable to an English Kimberwicke without the leverage element, this 3-Piece Sweet Iron Snaffle with Copper Roller is a great choice for the nervous or busy mouthed horse. The mix of sweet iron and copper promotes salivation and combined with the overall design, encourages relaxation of the jaw. Allow your horse to relax and enjoy the trail as much as you do!Copper is a soft metal, check for signs of wear before each use.