Myler Western Dee Sweet Iron Snaffle

$107.95
In stock
SKU
635901216115
Estimated delivery from Jul 24 to Aug 26, if ordered in the next
The Myler Western Dee Sweet Iron Snaffle has been designed for horses who are young, green or just beginning training or who have a challenging disposition. The Myler Western Dee Ring has the following features:

  • Mouthpiece: Stainless Steel Western Dee with Sweet Iron Snaffle (MB 09, Level 1) Copper Inlay.
  • This mouthpiece is made of polished Sweet Iron which naturally oxidizes or rusts. Harmless to horses, it has a sweet taste and promotes salivation.
  • Level 1 bits rotate on the tongue to apply tongue pressure and collapse to form a U instead of a V which protects the lips and bars from pinching. The mouthpiece is curved to allow more room for the tongue which can limit some resistance.

    Resistance is the horse's way of communicating discomfort. A horse may demonstrate resistance through one or more behaviors that are consistently repeated in relation to the bit. Recognizing the signs of resistance is critical to knowing when there is a problem. Some of these signs include:

  • Going behind the bit
  • Going above the bit
  • Chewing, overactive mouth, tongue out of the mouth
  • Running through the bit, pulling or not stopping
  • Heavy on the forehand, leaning on the bit
  • Putting the tongue over the bit
  • Sucking the tongue into the back of the throat

    Myler bits have many unique features which allow your horse to work without resistance:

  • Independent side movement: Many Myler bits have a barrel in the center of the mouthpiece that acts as a bushing, allowing each side of the bit to move independently of the other. When the rider engages one fixed rein using a Myler bit with Independent Side Movement, the rider lifts only one side of the bit, giving a very clear, precise signal to the horse.
  • Curved Mouthpiece: Myler mouthpieces have a distinctive curve. The curve creates more room for the tongue to pass under the bit so the horse can swallow more freely as opposed to a bit that goes straight across the mouth.
  • Mouthpiece Thickness: Most Myler mouthpieces are 7/16" thick (11.11mm), a thickness that allows the bit to fit comfortably in the horse's mouth.
  • Mouthpiece Metals: Myler Western bits, combination bits and cradle bits are made of sweet iron with copper inlay. Sweet Iron oxidizes when exposed to moisture, releasing sweet taste. The sweet iron mouthpiece will turn grey after a few uses.

    Please Note: If you compete, check with your sport's governing body to confirm which bits are legal for your particular event.

  • More Information
    Sale TypeRegular Price Items
    BrandMyler
    MPN89-18095
    SKU635901216115

    Important: Bit Return Policy

    Bits are not returnable unless they have never been inside a horse's mouth. This is for the health and safety of our customers.

    If there are signs that the bit has been in a horse's mouth including:

    • Frosted
    • Bite or teeth marks
    • Signs bit was washed
    • Tags removed

    The returned bit will not be eligible for refund.

    New, unused bits that have never been inside a horse's mouth may be returned within 60 days of purchase. Thank you for your cooperation.

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