English Horse bits at Horse Tack Company offers a huge selection by top manufactures. Everyone claims to have the largest selection. But do they have the right selection? 

Every horse and rider combination has specific needs and therefore requires the proper riding equipment. Deciding which English bit is correct for your horse and rider combination can be difficult. The needs of horse and rider change over time as riders or horses progress. It may become necessary to upgrade to a different style or type of English bit, or downgrade depending upon the level of your horses training. Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced rider? How are your hands? If you are building basic riding skills or have overactive hands, be careful of horse bits which send too quick of a signal. Bits such as long shanks or straight shanks. Curved shank bits send a slower signal than a straight shank bit. My favorite saying regarding this is, Remember the mouth piece is for the horse and the shanks are for the rider.

Types of Snaffle bits:

1.)  Regular snaffle bits are jointed which gives two jointed but mobile parts that are joined together by a link in the ceter. Snaffle bits allows the ride to move one side of the bit independently.  This is the most widely used bit and most horses are started with this type of bit.

2.) Double jointed snaffle bits have three pieces in the mouth of the horse. This will change the V shape of the standard snaffle bit into a U shape. Making it a little more anatomical.

3.)  Straight bar snaffle bits or mullen mouth bits should not be used on horses that are sensitive to bar contact. Other horses do not like the pressure on the tongue. Also note, the straight  mouth snaffle bit cannot be used one sided because if you move the right side the opposite side of the bit will lighten.

4.) Correction snaffle bits as the name implies are designed to correct problems. 

5.) Snaffle bits with shanks only act as snaffle bits if there is no curb chain.  Once a curb chain is added these bits become curb or leverage bits.

6.) Snaffle Gag bits have some sort of shank that will slide through a hole in the mouth piece and will add pressure to the tongue, jaw, and poll

SNAFFLE MOUTH PIECES

There are a number of types of mouth pieces that are used in snaffle bits. Here are just a few. 

1.) Scissor mouth piece  2.) Double twisted wire

4.) Single twisted wire 4.) Waterford

5.) Tongue correction 6.) French Link

7.) Dr. Bristol 8.) Elevator gag

Single Twisted Wire Loose Ring...
Single Twisted Wire Loose Ring Snaffle Bit Tightly twisted mouthpiece lightens and brings horses to attention that have become lazy and heavy. Thinner mouth pieces on bits have traditionally been...
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German Silver Loose Ring Eggbutt...
German Silver Loose Ring Eggbutt Snaffle Bit This bit limits the amount of swing the bit has in the horses mouth, sort of like a full cheek does when the...
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Bicycle Chain BradoonBit features 1...
Bicycle Chain BradoonBit features 1 1/2" ringsSize: 5"
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Loose Ring Bradoon Bit. This...
Loose Ring Bradoon Bit. This loose ring Bradoon size 4 3/4 features 2 inch rings, and a 10 mm mouth. All our Bits are High Quality German or Stainless Steel...
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Waterford Loose Ring Snaffle Bit...
Waterford Loose Ring Snaffle Bit This bit is the ultimate in no pinch. It is nothing but smooth joints all of the way across. A really handy bit when a...
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Ring Snaffle Bit Hollow Mouth...
Ring Snaffle Bit Hollow Mouth Small Ring.Made of high quality stainless steel. This bit features 2 1/2 rings and a 22 mm mouth. All our Bits are High Quality German...
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Loose Ring Hard Rubber Mouth...
Loose Ring Hard Rubber Mouth Bit. Solid Rubber bone mouth. Great for training young horses to accept a bit or when they don''t like the snaffle action. Ring size is...
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Hollow Thick Mouth Loose Ring....
Hollow Thick Mouth Loose Ring. The best choice of a basic bit for general training. Encourages submission and suppleness. This one must be popular because it''s available in LOTS of...
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Loose Ring Snaffle Bit This...
Loose Ring Snaffle Bit This loose ring bit features 2 1/2 rings. All our Bits are High Quality German or Stainless Steel made by Coronet. Size: 5, 5 3/4
Regular price $24.19
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Overcheck Chrome Mule BitThis bit...
Overcheck Chrome Mule BitThis bit will have a 12mm mouth. Made of iron and chrome plated. Sizes: 6" will have 1 inch rings, 6-1/2" will have 2-1/2 rings
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Loose Ring Eggbutt Snaffle Bit...
Loose Ring Eggbutt Snaffle Bit This bit limits the amount of swing the bit has in the horses mouth, sort of like a full cheek does when the bit keepers...
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Mule Mouth BradoonBit features 1...
Mule Mouth BradoonBit features 1 1/2" rings. Cyprium mouth.Size: 5
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Heavy Loose Ring Snaffle BitLARGE...
Heavy Loose Ring Snaffle BitLARGE HORSE bit with a 16mm mouth and 3" rings.Size: 6 1/4"
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Loose Ring Slow Twist BitThe...
Loose Ring Slow Twist BitThe slow twist design adds just a bit more control over a smooth mouthpiece. High quality stainless steel or copper. Copper has long been used in...
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Partial Copper Mouth Loose Ring...
Partial Copper Mouth Loose Ring Snaffle BitLoose ring snaffle. Bit has 2½" rings.Size: 4¾"
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Eliminates the "nutcracker" tongue-pinching action...
Eliminates the "nutcracker" tongue-pinching action of most conventional bits Keeps the joint of the bit from hitting the roof of the horse's mouth Relieves direct pressure on tongue and bars...
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Mini Loose Ring Snaffle with...
Mini Loose Ring Snaffle with stainless steel mouth. All bits are high quality German or Stainless Steel.Sizes: 3.75" or 4.25"
Regular price $22.95
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German silver hollow mouth loose...
German silver hollow mouth loose ring bit German silver hollow mouth loose ring bit. This bit will come with 2 .5 Ring and a 21 mm mouth. Made of high...
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German Silver Loose Ring 18mm...
German Silver Loose Ring 18mm with 2 1/2 rings. All bits are high quality German or Stainless Steel. Sizes: 5", 5.25", 5.75"
Regular price $43.99
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German Silver French Mouth Loose...
German Silver French Mouth Loose Ring 13mm with 2-1/2 rings. All bits are high quality German or Stainless Steel.Sizes: 5.25", 5.5", 5.75"
Regular price $44.89
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Loose Ring Double Twisted Wire...
Loose Ring Double Twisted Wire Snaffle Bit comes with 2 1/4 rings and a 14 mm mouth.  Made of high quality Stainless Steel. Size:  5, 5 1/2, 6 
Regular price $24.19
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Coronet German Silver French Mouth...
Coronet German Silver French Mouth Loose Ring Bit. German silver French Mouth Loose Ring 10mm with 2 3/4 inside dimension of the rings and lots of sizes. All our Bits...
Regular price $47.29
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Loose Ring Cyprium Bit A...
Loose Ring Cyprium Bit A very popular bit. Simple training bit and great for a little more flavor in your bit. Size: 5 or 5 1/2
Regular price $39.89
Regular price $39.89
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Magenis Loose Ring with Copper...
Magenis Loose Ring with Copper Rollers Bit.Copper rollers help horses that pull to better accept the bit. Made of fine hand-polished stainless steel with copper rollers. Copper also encourages horse...
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