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FES Cathedral with Aluminum Engraved Cheeks

FES Cathedral with Aluminum Engraved Cheeks

Item # 08209
  • Great looking bit that is ideal for the experienced Western Pleasure horse
  • Cheeks are hand engraved cast aluminum and a sweet iron mouth
  • Sweet iron promotes salivation and a softer mouth
  • Offers plenty of tongue relief while applying pressure to the bars and palate
  • Straighter shanks allows a much quicker response from the riders hand
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  8”
  • Port:  2 ½”
  • Bit diameter:  ½”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
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$49.99 $39.99
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FES Cathedral with Aluminum Engraved Cheeks
 
5.0

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5.0

flashy enough to show in, made solid

By Lu Lu

from Loveland, Colorado

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Pros

  • Attractive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Show Ring
    • Working/Training

    Comments about FES Cathedral with Aluminum Engraved Cheeks:

    This bit is great for my experienced show horses and the silver makes is pretty for showing in

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    1 Question | 3 Answers
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    • Q:

      Is this bit spring loaded? Looks to be, but is not in the description.
      Asked on 6/6/2017 by Michelle from OH

      3 answers

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        It is not spring loaded.

        Answered on 6/7/2017 by Anonymous
      • A:

        No it is not, bought couple months ago.

        Answered on 6/6/2017 by fourjsem from undisclosed
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        blockquote, div.yahoo_quoted { margin-left: 0 !important; border-left:1px #715FFA solid !important; padding-left:1ex !important; background-color:white !important; } No it is not a spring loaded bit. It does not move at all.
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        Answered on 6/6/2017 by allison_worrell from undisclosed
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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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