Sweet Iron Horse Bits


Shires Sweet Iron Double Jointed Pelham Bit 523
Shires Sweet Iron Double Jointed Pelham Bit 523
Shires Sweet Iron Double Jointed Pelham Bit pelham's work on the poll, corners, bars, tongue and chin groove. This bit will assist control but the jointed mouthpiece will lessen the nutcracker action and the copper and sweet iron will encourage the horse to be softer. Encourages softness in the mouth. Sweet iron bits are designed to oxidise to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. The addition...
£32.50RRP £35.99SAVE £3.49 (9%)
Shires Sweet Iron Hanging Cheek Snaffle Bit 522
Shires Sweet Iron Hanging Cheek Snaffle Bit 522
Shires Sweet Iron Hanging Cheek Snaffle Bit a useful bit to give a small amount of poll pressure. This bit aids with control by applying a light pressure on the poll to encourage a lower head carriage whilst still being a snaffle. Sweet iron bits are designed to oxidise to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. The addition of copper inserts further increases their acceptance.
£23.50RRP £25.99SAVE £2.49 (9%)

Shires Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Lozenge Bit 510
Shires Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Lozenge Bit 510
Shires Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Lozenge Bit 510 one of the most popular bits we sell, helps to salivate and relax. The copper lozenge sweet iron snaffle (also known as the copper french link bradoon) is one of the most popular bits we sell. The copper lozenge sweet iron snaffle is useful for horses with large tongues or small mouths, as the lack of nutcracker action helps them to stay more settled....
£16.95RRP £18.50SAVE £1.55 (8%)
Shires Sweet Iron Two Ring Gag Bit 520
Shires Sweet Iron Two Ring Gag Bit 520
Shires Sweet Iron Two Ring Gag Bit a two ring gag allows you to move the rein between the main ring and bottom ring to give more control. Whilst the sweet iron and copper assists the horse to be softer in the mouth. Sweet iron bits are designed to oxidise to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. The addition of copper inserts further increases their acceptance.
£23.50RRP £25.99SAVE £2.49 (9%)

Shires Sweet Iron Bevel Bit 519
Shires Sweet Iron Bevel Bit 519
Shires Sweet Iron Bevel Bit this bit allows the rein to be attached to a definite part of the bit ring and aids with control. Sweet iron bits are designed to oxidise to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. The addition of copper inserts further increases their acceptance.
£19.95RRP £22.99SAVE £3.04 (13%)
Shires Sweet Iron Show Jump Waterford Four Ring Gag 5226
Shires Sweet Iron Show Jump Waterford Four Ring Gag 5226
Shires Sweet Iron Show Jump Waterford Four Ring Gag the Continental Gag should be worn with 2 reins preferably; the first rein should be used on the snaffle ring, which is the first ring adjacent to the mouthpiece. When the first rein is attached to the snaffle rein it is used just like a loose ring hanging cheek bit, which uses poll pressure and lip pressure due to the sliding loose ring also applies...
£24.50RRP £26.99SAVE £2.49 (9%)

Sweet Iron Copper Ring Pelham Bit
Sweet Iron Copper Ring Pelham Bit
Sweet Iron Copper Ring Pelham Bit this pelham works on the poll, corners, bars, tongue and chin groove. This bit will assist control but the jointed mouthpiece will lessen the nutcracker action. The copper and sweet iron inlaid parts and rings will encourage the horse to be softer. Sweet iron bits are designed to oxidise to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. The addition of copper inserts...
£32.95
Korsteel Sweet Iron French Link Loose Ring Snaffle Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron French Link Loose Ring Snaffle Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron French Link Loose Ring Snaffle Bit features the popular French link mouthpiece which works well when combined with loose bit rings; it provides a more even distribution of pressure on the tongue, bars and lips when compared to a single-jointed snaffle, therefore a slightly more mild bit in comparison to a single jointed bit. A Loose Ring provides more movement then a fixed cheek...
£17.95RRP £18.50SAVE £0.55 (2%)

Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Roller Bit
Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Roller Bit
Sweet Iron Loose Ring Copper Roller Bit this sweet iron and copper combination provides the horse with a warm and pleasant tasting bit. The roller in the centre is rough creating an uneven surface, which increases the bit's severity.
£19.95
Sweet Iron Tom Thumb Bit
Sweet Iron Tom Thumb Bit
Sweet Iron Tom Thumb Bit this is a popular bit amongst showjumpers, being similar in action to an American gag but without the action of the mouthpiece being raised up in the horses mouth. The shank of the Tom thumb bit gives leverage and encourages the horse to keep his carriage lower as well as providing brakes. The combination of sweet iron and copper makes the bit very palatable and almost all...
£25.50

Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring Bit the Sweet iron loose ring snaffle is a nice bit for horses with a fairly large tongue or small mouth, being curved in the mouthpiece and not too thick in the bars. The curve of the mouthpiece reduces the action of the nutcracker, and helps to prevent the bit from contacting the palette. Sweet iron is a good metal for horse bits, as it provides the horse with a 'taste',...
£12.95RRP £14.25SAVE £1.30 (9%)
Korsteel Sweet Iron Full Cheek Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Full Cheek Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Full Cheek Bit a great bit made of sweet iron which is used to promote salivation and acceptance of the bit due to the 'sweet' taste in the horse's mouth when the metal oxidises. Some rusting may occur when not in use, a light coating of oil during storage will prevent this. Full Cheek action can help steering and the bit has the standard nutcracker mouth.
£24.95RRP £27.75SAVE £2.80 (10%)

Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring French Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring French Bit
Korsteel Sweet Iron Loose Ring French Bit is a useful bit for sensitive horses as it has fairly thick bars. The french link is often favoured by horses as the lack of palette pressure makes the bit more comfortable and relieves pressure on the horses bars. Often wrongly mistaken for a Dr Bristol, the french link snaffle is a very kind bit, as the central plate is shaped and lies flat on the tongue...
£18.95RRP £20.99SAVE £2.04 (9%)

Sweet Iron Horse Bits

Sweet iron horse bits can be warmer in the horses mouth, they seem to enjoy the taste and the design encourages them to take the bit and carry it correctly. The sweet iron can encourage sailvation and they are popular with younger horses. The Sweet Iron lozenge bit 510 ia always a bestseller at Townfields Saddlers.