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FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring
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FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring

  • The perfect bit for starting young horses or for horses with light mouths
  • Slightly curved mouthpiece allows pressure to be applied evenly
  • 3 ¼” stainless steel D-rings and stainless mouthpiece with copper inlay
  • Copper promotes salivation and increases sensitivity and responsiveness
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  10mm
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5" Mouth

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$27.99 $21.99
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FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring 5" mouth

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Extra Large D-Rings

By Sox Rox

from LeRoy, IL

About Me Horse Owner

Verified Buyer


  • Comfortable
  • Durable


  • Bulky
  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Pleasure Riding
  • Trail Riding
  • Working/Training

Comments about FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring 5" mouth:

D-rings are a bit overly large. Friend has this exact bit (ordered it a few years ago, sent me links to her items), so I thought I was getting what she had. Mine came and the d-rings were almost twice the size of hers. Would have preferred the smaller d-rings for the looks of the bit. Otherwise, great bit. Very durable.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Curved Snaffle D-Ring 5"

By Trudy

from Virginia Beach VA

About Me Experienced Rider

Verified Buyer


  • Attractive
  • Comfortable
  • Good Value


    Best Uses

    • Show Ring
    • Working/Training

    Comments about FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring 5" mouth:

    Fits my Arab perfectly! It's good quality and looks great for show

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


    Ideal clean, simple, go-to snaffle

    By Kassie

    from Lafayette, IN

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about FES 3/8" Curved Snaffle D-Ring 5" mouth:

    This is a great snaffle that will work for just about any horse. The copper inlay makes it palatable for the horse, so they will accept it readily. Its simplicity is also a great advantage; many horses are bothered by rollers, ports, twisted wire, or other things that are "extras" on the bit, and this bit allows those horses to relax. Its small diameter is also appealing to most horses; it's not overly thin to where it would be severe, but it does not have any extra bulk, making it easy for the horse to carry in their mouths and recieve cues clearly. The classic Dee-ring look is classy in the Hunter circuit, and it shows that your horse is trained to the point where they don't need any gimmicks or extras to perform well. This is a must-have in any barn.

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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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