Racing Bits

When choosing a Thoroughbred or Standardbred racing bit, it's always best to start soft. Our most gentle bits options are leather, rubber and foam covered. If you're looking for a more traditional style, dee rings, half cheek snaffles and mullen mouths can also be found here. Experienced trainers, riders and drivers with specialized horses may need a little extra steering or stopping power with a chiffney, ring, puller spring, snake or overcheck bit. Tongue ties, bit burrs, latex bit wrap and other accessories are also available. Even more riding bit options can be found in English Bits.

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Dee Ring Snaffle Bit Ss 5 Inch - TB
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Dee Ring Snaffle by Big Dee's.

The D Ring snaffle is considered a fixed-butt snaffle. The design spreads the pressure over a larger area of the horse's mouth when compared to a loose ring snaffle that directs pressure to the corners of the mouth.

This bit helps with lateral movement while achieving suppleness from jaw to tail.

Dexter Ring Bit 5in. - TB
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Half cheek with jointed mouthpiece. Rubber or stainless 5 inch mouth.
Springsteen Bit - TB
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Springsteen snaffles is used on horses that run through or lay on the bit. Attach the headstall to the small loose rings and the reins to the large rings. The spoons collapse onto the jaw as pressure is applied to the reins in a Hackamore like function with very little mouth pressure. 2" rings, 15 mm mouth
Butterfly Bit 5in. - TB
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Stainless Steel Butterfly Bit . This bit features a mullen mouth which will exert a consistent even pressure over the tongue. The butterfly style cheek piece will give some extra control as opposed to a standard cheek.

Dexter Tongue Control Bit 5 inch Mouth Closed Spoon - TB
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Stainless steel Dexter Spoon Bit has a 5" double jointed mouth with spoon.
Leather Bit French Soft  Straight - TB
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Soft french leather bit with brass coated rings
Riegle Bit Leather Covered - TB
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Riegle Bit

Product Details:

  • S/S leather covered
  • Gene Riegle Bit was designed with the assistance of the famous trainer himself.
  • A combination of the double extension snaffle with the Billy Haughton.
  • Offers superior control of the horse.
Norton Bit With Loose Ring Cheek - TB
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Norton Bit with loose ring cheek by Big Dee's.

  • Race bit.
  • O-ring snaffle
  • Smaller o-ring attached to mouthpiece
  • Additional attachments at joint of secondary mouthpiece.
Triabit Ring Bit 5 in - TB
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Better Performance by Design!

The Triabit is a unique new bit design that allows race horses to perform better by relieving them of the stress and discomfort associated with traditional bits, ensuring that they settle easily in races and that they don't waste energy in running.

The Triabit was developed to be kinder and gentler on the horse while, at the same time, providing better control for the rider. Horses relax quickly on the Triabit because it is more comfortable than ordinary bits and it does not pull into the sides of the horse's mouth. The patented design allows the benefits of a snaffle without the pinching (and subsequent choking down) that can result from other bits.

Tongue Control Bit Ss 5 In - TB
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Stainless steel tongue control bit.
Snaffle Half Cheek Copper Roller - TB
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4.75" snaffle bit with copper rollers covering it.
Half Cheek Happy Mouth Snaffle - TB
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Happy Mouth Half Cheek Snaffle.

This half cheek driving bit comes in a broken snaffle mouthpiece.The unique Apple scent encourages horses to accept the bit and the space age polymer provides for a gentler bit for a happier horse.

  • Available in 4.5 and 5 inch mouth
Happy Mouth Mullen Mouth  Half Cheek - TB
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Half cheek straight mouth covered in a apple flavored hard plastic
Braden Direct Bit - TB
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Stainless steel Direct Braden Bit with stainless steel 5" mouth.
Stalker Colt Bit - TB
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Leather covered flexible straight bit with jaw strap.

4.75 inches

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