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Most of our bits automatically come with a 30 day trial. If you prefer, you can buy the bit without a trial, just let us know when you add to basket.

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30 DAY BIT TRIAL

Your bit will be sent in a new or used condition. If it's not suitable or you don't like it, for whatever reason, return it to us in the same condition and pay a hire charge starting from just £5. View hire charges

BUY YOUR BIT OUTRIGHT

Buy your bit without a 30 day trial. Your bit will be sent out in a brand new condition. The bit may be returned for a refund in an unused condition within 7 days as per your buying rights.

OUR SPRENGER RANGE

Sprenger – only the best for horse and rider.

Since 1872 SPRENGER sets new standards in the production of bits, stirrups and spurs.

The unique combination of collaboration with professionals in the fields of sports, medicine, design and research, quality "Made in Germany", decades of experience and great market knowledge, make Sprenger the worldwide leading manufacturer in this sector.

Sprenger Sprenger Novocontact Turnado Max Control WH Ultra KK Ultra WH Ultra Soft Sensogan

Sprenger KD curb chain

24 LINKS Advantages of the KD curb chain (left and right twisted curb links) • Helps to prevent mouth and tongue vices. • Reduces the habit of sticking out the tongue. • Protects the flews. • Assists contact to the bit, suppleness and the horse’s chewing activity. • Leads an even and well balanceddistribution of pressure on the tongue. • Supports the horse’s concentrationand throughness. • Promotes the horse’s willingness to perform.

Sprenger KD curb chain Sprenger KD curb chain

Waterford Balding Gag

NS Waterford Balding Gag - Excellent for horses that snatch, lean down, pull or grab the mouthpiece. The Waterford mouthpiece flexes in all directions so usually suits all types of mouth conformation. The Balding Gag has Loose Ring cheeks which makes it more mobile than the Cheltenham and Nelson Gags. This helps to encourage your horse to keep a relaxed jaw and mouth. The loose ring may be useful if your horse leans on the bit, or takes hold, as the bit is always movable so the horse cannot take hold as easily as they could with a fixed cheek. The Effect - The first rein attached to the snaffle ring will act as a normal loose ring, the second rein on the gag cheek has a running effect using poll pressure and mouth pressure. The poll pressure encourages the horse to lower the head and become rounder, Poll pressure is also associated with leverage and breaks, and is therefore used on strong horses. Very usefully if your horse "hoovers the ground" as the balding gag has a head raising action also. Encourages the horse to lighten in front. Balding, Cheltenham and Nelson Gags are to be used with gag cheeks, the gag cheeks thread through the holes in the bit. These can be purchased under the Neue Schule Accessories category as well as the Bit Accessories category. Gag cheeks are available in rollen leather or rope, in both black and brown. The leather cheeks look more pleasing to the eye, and offer a softer action than the rope cheeks. This is often more beneficial for the younger or more sensitive horse. The rope cheeks move a lot quicker and therefore have a faster and clearer aid. The Balding gag should be used with two reins, the first rein should be attached to the actual loose ring and then the second attached to the rings on the gag cheeks.

Waterford Balding Gag Waterford Balding Gag

Sprenger Duo Loose Ring ...

16mm thickness Size 4.5" - 55mm rings Sizes 5"-5.75" 70mm rings Encourage the Horse to Chew Kind to the Tongue and Mouth Enforced with a Steel Cable Guaranteed against breakage for 3 Years Straight edged flexible bar which leaves space for the tongue.

Sprenger Duo Loose Ring ... Sprenger Duo Loose Ring ...

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