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FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle
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FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle

Item # 23562
  • Offset mouthpiece is pinchless and allows for more tongue movement
  • 3 ½” stainless steel cheeks and mouthpiece with copper inlay
  • Copper inlay helps to promote salivation and increases sensitivity
  • Independent side movement allows rider to work each side separately
  • Center roller relieves boredom and won’t let bit collapse onto the bars
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  10mm (3/8”)
 
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Item Availability Quantity Price
#23562
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$41.99 $32.99
This bit applies tongue pressure and is less likely to pinch the bars of the mouth and tongue due to the mouth design. The mouth is curved allowing for more tongue room. The independent side movement is great for working each side of the horse’s mouth individually.

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FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Good value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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      Reviewed by 4 customers

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      4.0

      Nice Quality Bit but Did Not Fit Well

      By Nasus

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me Horse Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Good Value

      Cons

      • Comfort
      • Stability

      Best Uses

      • Pleasure Riding
      • Trail Riding

      Comments about FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle:

      This is a nice quality bit for a good price but it was not a good fit for my gelding. He normally takes a 5 in but this one seemed to big and sloppy. He just was not happy with it. I switched back to a lozenge snaffle and he's much happier. Nice bit but not for my horse.

       
      5.0

      My Arabian Loves it!

      By Thumbs Up!

      from Honolulu, Hawaii

      About Me Horse Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Bought A Second One
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle:

          Of all the bits that my boy has had, his trainer says that Shah likes this one best. I ride leisure but he's in schooling as an Eventer so it makes me feel happy that it is beneficial for his schooling and that he's happy with it. Smooth as silk on his tongue! And it has no 'rings' that can pinch and he can concentrate going 'on the bit' aka 'between the aids' (hands and legs of trainer).

           
          4.0

          Mare loves it

          By me

          from NC

          About Me Horse Owner

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle:

              Love it..horse does great. Bought it to try the style out without having to pay $80-100. Thinking about buying more FES bits now.

               
              5.0

              Great bit

              By Just me

              from Albany, NY

              About Me Experienced Rider

              Pros

              • Comfortable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Pleasure Riding
                • Working/Training

                Comments about FES Wide Barrel Curved Eggbutt Snaffle:

                My 10 yr old Warmblood mare loves this bit. I have tried a french snaffle, regular snaffle, and low port, she tossed her head with all of them. With this one she does not toss her head and responds well.

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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

                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

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

                Aluminum

                Aluminum is lightweight and easy to maintain.

                Plastic

                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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