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FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek

FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek

Item # 06824
  • The perfect bit for starting young horses or for horses with light mouths
  • Slightly curved mouthpiece allows pressure to be applied evenly
  • Nicely balanced 2 ¼” stainless steel rings and copper mouthpiece
  • Copper promotes salivation and increases sensitivity and responsiveness
  • Mouthpiece allows rides to work each side of the bit independently
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  9mm
Item Availability Quantity Price
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$24.99 $19.99


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FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek

(based on 5 reviews)

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Nice quality and feel

By Arabian Horse Trainer

from Parys, South Africa

Verified Buyer


  • Nice Weight
  • Smooth edges
  • Smooth Joints


    Best Uses

    • Schooling

    Comments about FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek:

    Good quality for a good price. Nicely made balanced bit


    Great bit!

    By Megan and Lady

    from Ridgefield, WA

    Verified Buyer


    • Soft mouth


      Best Uses

      • Harness
      • Shows

      Comments about FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek:

      I use this to do Harness with my Morgan mare. She loves this bit! She is calmer with this bit in than any other bit I've tried with her!


      Great schooling bit!

      By Jess

      from North Carolina

      Verified Buyer


      • Horses love the copper
      • Thin for hot horses


        Best Uses

        • Schooling
        • Trail riding

        Comments about FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek:

        This has been a great bit for schooling my horses. From the laid back older horses to the young hot English horses.


        nice driving bit

        By Bonnie

        from wisconson

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek:

        very nice bit. would never spend more then this

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


        good basic training bit

        By lostarab[@]

        from coldwater,mi

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about FES Elite Smooth Copper Half Cheek:

        I use this bit on most horses it is a good bit for basic training. Helps develop good soft mouths.

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        What bits are made of...

        If you have any questions about this product or a type of bit, please contact us at 1-800-365-1311 or service@sstack.com
        Stainless Steel

        Bits are most commonly made of stainless steel. Stainless steel can be cleaned and polished repeatedly without damaging the finish. It is strong, durable, and flavorless and does not impact salivation. Some stainless steel mouths are inlaid with copper.


        Copper encourages salivation to increase the sensitivity of the horse’s mouth. It warms up quicker than stainless steel in cold weather.

        Sweet Iron

        Sweet iron is cold-rolled steel. The material appears rusty after repeated use. This oxidation tastes sweet to the horse and increases salivation.  


        Rubber softens the action of the bit as it is softer than traditional metals. Rubber-covered bits are generally thicker than metal.   


        Aluminum is lightweight and easy to maintain.


        Plastic bits are softer than traditional metal bits and they are durable. Many plastic bits are scented or flavored.

        Nickel Silver

        Nickel silver is a nickel alloy, also known as German silver. It encourages salivation for a more sensitive and supple mouth.  

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