Highly recommended for horses that are unsteady in the contact with the bit. Eggbutts are suitable for horses with sensitive corners on their mouths, as they prevent them from being pinched which can happen with loose ring snaffles.
The characteristic features of these bits are the oval rings (resp. the D-Ring side parts) which are fixed to the mouthpiece, keeping the bit steady in the mouth, enabling direct and effective impact onto the tongue. The side parts also prevent the bit from being pulled through the mouth. The additional contact surface from the cheeks on the mouth corners supports guarding and sideways acting rein aids.
Weight: 0.48 kgPack Dimensions:
Length: 200cm x
Width: 200cm x
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Loose Ring snaffles are the most common types of bit. They provide direct pressure without leverage. When the reins are pulled the riders aids are directed onto the tongue and its edges.
A luxury premium leather number holder for competitions. Adds a touch of class to any bridle.
Hook and stud fastening loop provides a secure fit.
The single joint in this pelham creates a nutcracker action. Can be used with double reins or pelham roundings.
A thinner mouthpiece can make this bit a little stronger, however, it may be a more comfortable option for a horse with a small mouth. The smaller sizes of this bit come with smaller rings to ensure the bit remains in proportion.
This stainless steel bit is useful when control is an issue - the three rings offer leverage options to increase the severity. The 5 inch and smaller sizes of this bit come with shorter cheeks to ensure the bit remains in proportion.
Small rings proportioned for a small headed horse or pony.
A miniature eggbutt snaffle for small horses and ponies. Fixed rings prevent pinching.
A loose ring snaffle with a traditional flat French link mouthpiece.
Loose ring snaffle with a thin mouthpiece for more control, in copper for a warmer, more acceptable feel.
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