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Shanked Snaffle Bits

Shanked snaffle bits help provide leverage to the bit with less pressure required from the rider's hands. These bits are instrumental in classes where limited hand movement is preferred.

  • Buy any 3 FES, Robart or Billy Royal bits and receive 10% off!
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Dutton Loomis Cheek Dog Bone
Dutton bits are handmade and are designed to effectively improve communication between horse and rider.  The Loomis Cheek Dog Bone bit is a versatile three piece bit that is light in severity.

  • Outstanding choice for training at all levels and in the ring
  • Allows for options of rein placement, draw reins and training aids
  • Applies pressure to the outside bars while offering tongue relief
  • Slightly swept back cheeks outstanding balance within the mouth
  • Copper inlayed bars and 2” copper wrapped dog bone center
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Cheeks:  8”
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • These bits are hand forged –no two bits will be exactly alike
$69.99
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Dutton Short Shank Swept Back Twisted Dog Bone
Dutton bits are handmade and are designed to effectively improve communication between horse and rider.  The Short Shank Swept Back Twisted Dog Bone bit is of medium severity.

  • Twisted three piece mouth with a 1 ¾” copper wrapped dog bone
  • Twisted wire bars allows for more feel with less pressure
  • Pressure is applied to the bars and lessens tongue pressure
  • Swept back shanks decrease the response from the riders hand
  • Pinchless blackened steel shanks
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  6”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”


$69.99
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FES Mesa Snaffle
Great looking intermediate level bit for horses in the earlier levels of training. Beautifully embossed steel shanks feature a blackened background with floral scroll work. The mouthpiece features copper inlay to promote salivation and increase sensitivity. Snaffle bits apply pressure to the tongue and the bars of the mouth.

  • Mouth: 5”
  • Cheeks: 8 ¼”
  • Bit diameter: 3/8”
$49.99 $45.99
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FES Mesa Dog Bone Snaffle
A nice bit for younger horses or riders with inexperienced hands. Beautifully embossed steel shanks feature a blackened background with raised floral scroll work. Three piece mouth with a copper dog bone link helps spread pressure evenly across the tongue and bars.

  • Mouth: 5”
  • Cheeks: 7 ½”
  • Bit diameter: 3/8”
$59.99 $54.99
  • Light, mild bit designed to optimize comfort and communication
  • Sweet iron mouth with comfortable mullen relief with copper inlay
  • Two piece mouthpiece tapers to the center does allow tongue relief
  • Hand forged pinchless blackened steel shanks with a swept back profile
  • Swept back shanks decrease the response time from the rider’s hand
  • Cheeks:  6”
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Handmade with a lifetime guarantee
These bits are hand forged –no two bits will be exactly alike
$69.99
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  • Nice mild bit designed for comfort and effectively improving communication
  • Allows tongue relief while reaching outside pressure points of the bars
  • Features a copper wrapped dog bone, sweet iron mouth with copper inlay
  • Hand forged blackened steel teardrop shank allows for a pre-signal rein slide
  • Cheeks:  6”
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Handmade with a lifetime guarantee
These bits are hand forged –no two bits will be exactly alike
$69.99
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  • Nice mild bit designed for comfort and effectively improving communication
  • Allows tongue relief while reaching the outside pressure points of the bars
  • Copper wrapped dog bone (2" wide), sweet iron mouth with copper inlay
  • Hand forged pinchless blackened steel shanks with a swept back profile
  • Swept back shanks decrease the response time from the rider’s hand
  • Cheeks:  6”
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Handmade with a lifetime guarantee
These bits are hand forged –no two bits will be exactly alike
$69.99
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Myler Embossed 7 Shank Ported Barrel
  • Stainless steel embossed cheeks in a classic scroll design pattern
  • Sweet iron mouthpiece with narrow medium square ported barrel
  • Ported mouth offers tongue relief while applying pressure to the bars
  • Mouthpiece features copper inlay to encourage and promote salivation
  • Polished sweet iron naturally rusts or oxidizes which has a sweet taste
  • Cheeks:  7 ½”
  • Level:  2-3
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Port height:  1”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$133.95 $122.99
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Myler Wide Barrel Comfort Snaffle
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  • The ideal bit for young, green horses or for beginning levels of training
  • Wide barrel is more comfortable when tongue pressure is applied
  • Curved mouthpiece eases tongue pressure and allows horse’s to swallow easily
  • Stainless steel flat shanks with polished sweet iron w/copper inlay mouthpiece
  • Natural oxidation will enhance the sweet taste and promote salivation
  • Independent side movement allows riders to isolate one side of the bit
  • Disperses pressure evenly across the mouth
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Level:  1
  • Cheeks:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$114.99 $107.99
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  • Attractive handcrafted bit that is perfect for the show ring or every day training
  • Antique bronze cheeks with silver dot trim and the Texas star concho
  • Applies pressure evenly across the tongue and bars when reins are pulled evenly
  • Each side can be used individually to work on suppling exercises and balance
  • Stainless steel mouthpiece with copper inlay to promote salivation
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  7:
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$36.99 $29.99
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  • Nice, entry level bit for younger horses or inexperienced riders
  • Longer shanks add leverage and quicken hand to mouth response
  • Perfect as a show bit, for training or just relaxing on trails
  • Antique bronze swivel cheeks with silver dots embellishments
  • Stainless steel mouthpiece with copper inlay to promote salivation
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  7 ½”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$32.99 $22.99
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  • Nice, gentle bit that helps start both young horses and riders
  • Long shank increases leverage to quicken response from the hand
  • Stainless steel shanks and sweet iron mouthpiece with copper inlay
  • Copper inlay promotes salivation and sweet iron taste increases as it oxidizes (rusts)
  • Loose cheek pieces and will not pinch the corners of the mouth
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  7 ½”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$33.99 $23.99