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FES Twisted Wire Swept Back Lifesaver Bit

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FES Twisted Wire Swept Back Lifesaver Bit
This twisted wire lifesaver bit is a perfect start for horses that are learing to give and bend due to the center ring which releases pressure when the horse gives.

  • Antique bronze cheek with silver plate engraved accents
  • The cheek will rust leaving a beautiful aged look
  • Sweet iron mouth will rust as well
  • Rust is a positive, it increases salivation and a softer mouth
  • The slightly swept back cheek offers a pre signal to the horse that more direct contact is coming
  • Not as harsh as straighter cheeks
  • Nice leverage bit for itermediate level horses
  • Cheek Length: 6 1/2"
  • Mouth: 5"

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What bits are made of
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.
Black Iron The material appears rusty after repeated use. This oxidation tastes sweet tot he horse and increases salivation.

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Brand FES
MPN 2553205Q