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FES Sweet Iron Gag Snaffle

Item # 06673
  • Great for teaching horses to flex, bend and set their heads
  • Helps horses lift at the shoulder and use his body correctly
  • Works on different pressure points than a regular snaffle
  • Applies pressure to the poll and the corners of the mouth
  • Sweet iron mouthpiece encourages salivation when it oxidizes
  • Stainless steel cheeks
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  7/16”
  • For use with Draw Gag Headstall
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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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