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FES D-Ring Black Snaffle

Item # 07297
  • Nice, gentle bit is perfect for starting young horses or inexperienced riders
  • Great for teaching horses to balance themselves and learn suppling exercises
  • Applies pressure to the tongue and the bars when reins are pulled evenly
  • Jointed mouthpiece allows rider to work each side individually to benefit suppling
  • 3” black stainless steel D-rings with a sweet iron mouthpiece
  • Sweet iron increases salivation and taste increases with oxidation (rust)
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  13/32”
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Snaffles apply direct pressure meaning the amount of pressure you apply to the bit is the amount of pressure the horse will feel.  Pressure is applied directly to the tongue and jaw when both reins are pulled or on the side of the face when using one rein at a time. Snaffles apply and release pressure much faster than a curb bit but does not apply as much total pressure making snaffles a wonderful training bit.

What bits are made of...

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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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