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FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron

FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron

Item # 00593
  • Great everyday training bit for horses that aren’t quite ready for a curb
  • Ideal for younger horses that are still a little heavy on the hands
  • Applies direct pressure to the tongue and the jaw when reins are pulled evenly
  • Offset twisted wire mouthpiece adds leverage for quicker response
  • 3” stainless steel D-rings and sweet iron mouthpiece
  • Sweet iron promotes salivation and increases sensitivity as it oxidizes (rusts)
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  11/32”
 
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FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron
Recommened for horses that are heavy on the hands in a snaffle but not ready to move up to a curb bit. This is also a great training bit for everyday use.

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.

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FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron
 
4.7

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Good value (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Working/training (6)
  • Show ring (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced rider (5), Horse owner (3)

Reviewed by 15 customers

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5.0

Perfect for a horse that's on the stronger side

By Norman

from Haverhill ma

About Me Horse Owner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Show Ring
    • Working/Training

    Comments about FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron:

    My horse gets very strong going over fences and this gives me more control.

     
    4.0

    Nice bit for the price.

    By k

    from Long Prairie, MN

    About Me Experienced Rider

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron:

    This is a nice bit. My horse seems to like it and responds well to it.

     
    5.0

    great quality for the price.

    By Con

    from Saline, MI

    About Me Experienced Rider

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Durable
    • Good Price Excellent Qu
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Working/Training

      Comments about FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron:

      Use it daily. Horse is very comfortable with it.

       
      5.0

      Great Little Bit

      By Andrea B.

      from Chico CA

      About Me Horse Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pleasure Riding
        • Show Ring
        • Trail Riding
        • Working/Training

        Comments about FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron:

        I truly like this bit and so does my horse. It has interest due to its structure (twist) and material (sweet iron) to keep him focused and get his mind into work frame. I use this bit every day and even in the show ring.

         
        5.0

        love it

        By eagle

        from hudson, wi

        About Me Horse Owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trail Riding
          • Working/Training

          Comments about FES Bit 3" Offset Dee Ring Twisted Sweet Iron:

          love it, my horse totally respects this bit with very little pressure.

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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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