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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!
  • 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:  5”
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Handmade with a lifetime guarantee
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
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:  5 1/4”
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • Handmade with a lifetime guarantee
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
These bits are hand forged –no two bits will be exactly alike
$69.99
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Myler Embossed 7 Shank Ported Barrel
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  • 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:  8”
  • Level:  2-3
  • Mouth:  5”
  • Port height:  1”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$133.95 $122.99
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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:  6 1/2"
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$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”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$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 1/4”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$33.99 $23.99
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FES F.G. Aluminum Smooth Snaffle
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  • Lightweight bit for intermediate level horses, not ready for correction type bits
  • Beautifully engraved aluminum loose cheeks with stainless steel mouthpiece
  • Copper inlay on the mouthpiece to promote salivation and increases sensitivity
  • Non-collapsible mouthpiece allows plenty of tongue relief to help keep mouths soft
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  6 1/2”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$39.99 $34.99
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Myler Comfort Snaffle with Copper Roller
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  • Nice snaffle bit for young horses or horses with soft mouths
  • Great for teaching horses to balance themselves and bend properly
  • Stainless steel shanks with a polished sweet iron mouthpiece
  • Natural oxidation will enhance the sweet taste and promote salivation
  • Copper roller in the center with copper inlay on the mouthpiece
  • Curved mouthpiece eases tongue pressure and allows horses to swallow easily
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Level:  1
  • Cheeks:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  7/16”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$127.99 $116.99
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Myler Low Port Comfort Snaffle
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  • Great for training horses that need a bit more tongue relief
  • Rotates on the tongue to apply some tongue pressure
  • Collapses into a “U” shape to protect the lips and bars from pinching
  • Independent side movement to isolate each side of the bit
  • Curved mouthpiece eases tongue pressure and allows horses to swallow easily
  • Stainless steel flat shanks with polished sweet iron copper inlay mouthpiece
  • Natural oxidation will enhance the sweet taste and promote salivation
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Level:  2
  • Port:  ¼”
  • Cheeks:  7 1/4”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$127.99 $119.99
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  • Designed to eliminate pinched cheeks and tongues and reduce tension
  • Internal bushing allows the center joint to’ roll’ smoothly without grabbing
  • Ideal for training young horses or for horses light in the mouth
  • Stainless steel shanks and mouthpiece 
  • Mouthpiece:  5”
  • Cheeks:  6 1/4”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$56.99 $44.99
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Myler Forward Tilt Ported Barrel Bit
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  • For horses with a good mind set, advanced skills but require more control
  • Offers some tongue relief with pressure on the bars and palate
  • Curved mouthpiece eases tongue pressure and allows horses to swallow freely
  • Stainless steel flat shanks with polished sweet iron 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:  2-3
  • Cheeks:  5”
  • Bit diameter:  7/16”
  • How to Measure your Western Bit
$120.99 $115.99
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Myler Bit Sweet Iron Comfort Snaffle Wide Barrel 7" Flat Shank
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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:  7 1/4”
  • Bit diameter:  3/8”
$127.99 $119.99