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Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Roller Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Roller
£24.99
£22.49
The loose ring cheek has greater movement than a fixed cheek allowing it to follow the angle of the tongue which can discourage fixing and leaning. The loose brass alloy discs in the centre can help to soothe a fussy tongued horse. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 65mm,
Equikind Jointed 3 Ring Dutch Gag Equikind Jointed 3 Ring Dutch Gag
£25.99
£23.39
The EquiKind apple flavoured mouthpiece on this bit makes it more comfortable in the horse�s mouth. The three rings cheeks allow leverage. The 5 and smaller sizes of this bit have smaller rings to ensure the bit remains in proportion. Mouthpiece thickness: 18mm, Cheek height: 150mm (4.5�, 5), 180mm (5.5�),
Hollow Mouth Two Ring Gag Hollow Mouth Two Ring Gag
£17.99
£16.19
A hollow mouth makes this bit lighter and softer whilst the two ring gag offers leverage options to increase severity. The 5 and smaller sizes of this bit have smaller rings to ensure the bit remains in proportion. Mouthpiece thickness: 21mm, Cheek height: 115mm (4.5, 5), 145mm (5.5, 6),
Tom Thumb Waterford With Brass Alloy Mth Tom Thumb Waterford With Brass Alloy Mth
£25.99
£23.39
The lifting effect at the front offers more control and precision making it good for jumping. The Waterford mouth should be worn 1/4 - 1/2 wider than standard to work effectively. Brass alloy assists with salivation. Mouthpiece thickness: 10.5mm, Cheek height: 135mm,
12 inch Blenheim Gag Cheeks Havana 12 inch Blenheim Gag Cheeks Havana
£14.99
£13.49
Blenheim leather cheeks for the Cheltenham Gag.
3 Ring Dutch Gag 3 Ring Dutch Gag
£18.99
£17.09
This stainless steel bit is useful when control is an issue - the three rings offer leverage options to increase the severity. The 5 and smaller sizes of this bit have smaller rings to ensure the bit remains in proportion. Mouthpiece thickness: 21mm, Cheek height: 160mm (4.5, 5), 180mm (5.5, 6),
3 Ring Dutch Gag Waterford with Sweet Iron Mouth 3 Ring Dutch Gag Waterford with Sweet Iron Mouth
£22.99
£20.69
An adaptable bit, the lower ring produces more leverage if required. The mouth is made of many links making it difficult to lean against. Fit �� - �� wider than usual as the mouthpiece needs to curl slightly around the lips for full potential. Sweet iron makes the bit very palatable and encourages salivation and softening. Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm, Cheek height: 145mm (4.5-5), 180mm (5.5-6),
3 Ring Dutch Gag With French Link 3 Ring Dutch Gag With French Link
£20.99
£18.89
The French link in this bit means pressure is applied to both sides of the tongue. Some horses with low palates may find this bit more comfortable as the mouthpiece should not come into contact with the palate when the bit is in action. The three rings offer leverage options to increase severity. Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm, Cheek height: 150mm (4.5, 5), 180mm (5.5�),
3 Ring Dutch Gag With Waterford Mouth 3 Ring Dutch Gag With Waterford Mouth
£20.99
£18.89
This Dutch gag has a Waterford mouth made of many different links which makes it hard for the horse to take hold of and pull against it. The gag cheeks add leverage. This can be a severe bit. The 5 and smaller sizes of this bit come with shorter cheeks to ensure the bit remains in proportion with the smaller head. Mouthpiece thickness: 18mm, Cheek height: 150mm (4.5, 5), 180mm (5.5, 6),
Bevel Bit With Copper Lozenge Bevel Bit With Copper Lozenge
£18.99
£17.09
This bevel bit allows mild leverage. A copper lozenge assists with salivation. Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm, Cheek height: 55mm (4.5, 5�), 70mm (5.25�, 5.5�, 6),
Bevel Bit With Jointed Mouth Bevel Bit With Jointed Mouth
£16.50
£14.85
The loose ring bevel allows a mild lever action with a snaffle mouth. The snaffle mouth applies pressure to the bars, squeezing the tongue. From a size 5 upwards the ring size increases to keep the bit in proportion for larger horses. Mouthpiece thickness: 12mm (4), 14mm (4.5-6), Cheek height: 55mm (4�,4.5, 5�), 70mm (5.5�),
Blenheim English Hackamore Blenheim English Hackamore
£29.99
£26.99
The English Hackamore makes up part of a bitless bridle. Despite the lack of bit, it is still potentially quite severe as it works using pressure on the nose and poll. Cheek height: 170mm,
Blue Sweet Iron Bevel With Roller Link Blue Sweet Iron Bevel With Roller Link
£26.99
£24.29
The bevel bit allows mild leverage and offers a little more control, promoting outline, head carriage and responsiveness. The loose brass alloy discs in the centre can help to soothe a fussy tongued horse. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 55mm (4.5, 5), 65mm (5.5),
Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Lozenge Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Lozenge
£22.99
£20.69
The loose ring cheek can discourage fixing and leaning as it has much more movement than a fixed cheek to follow the angle of the tongue. The shaped lozenge offers even pressure and encourages mouthing and contact. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 65mm,
Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Mullen Blue Sweet Iron Loose Ring With Mullen
£19.99
£17.99
The mullen mouth is very stable in the horse�s mouth. It has a medium port creating space for the tongue and relieving pressure. Mouthpiece thickness: 12mm, Cheek height: 65mm,
Blue Sweet Iron Tom Thumb With Roller Lk Blue Sweet Iron Tom Thumb With Roller Lk
£26.99
£24.29
Especially good for jumping the Tom Thumb�cheek has a lifting effect in front and offers more control and precision. The loose brass alloy discs in the centre can help to soothe a fussy tongued horse. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 140mm,
Blue Sweet Iron Two Ring Gag With Lozenge Blue Sweet Iron Two Ring Gag With Lozenge
£26.99
£24.29
The two ring cheeks allow adaptable poll pressure and leverage on the mouthpiece. The anatomical double joint distributes pressure over both the tongue and bars of the mouth encouraging mouthing and contact. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 125mm (4.5, 5), 145mm (5.5),
Blue Sweet Iron Universal With Roller Lk Blue Sweet Iron Universal With Roller Lk
£26.99
£24.29
Combines poll pressure and leverage, for a mild gag action. The loose brass alloy discs in the centre can help to soothe a fussy tongued horse. Mouthpiece thickness: 15mm, Cheek height: 115mm (4.5, 5), 130mm (5.5),
Cheltenham Gag Cheltenham Gag
£20.99
£18.89
Designed to be used with gag cheeks. Two sets of reins are recommended to help stop the horse leaning on the bit or for when more control is needed. Cheeks available separately. Mouthpiece thickness: 14mm, Cheek height: 75mm,
Chifney Bit Chifney Bit
£13.50
£12.15
The Chifney is not designed for riding, but is perfect for leading difficult horses or those that are likely to rear up.
Closed Spoon Tongue Bit Closed Spoon Tongue Bit
£20.99
£18.89
This stainless steel closed spoon tongue bit has loose rings and a double jointed link to allow movement in the horse�s mouth. The addition of a metal disk prevents the horse getting his tongue over the bit. Mouthpiece thickness: 18mm, Cheek height: 65mm,
Copper Lozenge Sweet Iron Snaffle Copper Lozenge Sweet Iron Snaffle
£15.99
£14.39
The sweet iron and copper combination used in this training bit provides a warmth for the horse which encourages salivation and gives a pleasant taste. Mouthpiece thickness: 12mm, Cheek height: 65mm,
Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham
£29.99
£26.99
This double jointed pelham is often used to help control. The double joint with copper lozenge will soften the nutcracker action and assist with salivation. Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm, Cheek height: 125mm (4.5), 130mm (5), 140mm (5.5),
Double Jointed Sweet Iron Pelham Double Jointed Sweet Iron Pelham
£29.99
£26.99
Pelhams work on the poll, corners, bars, tongue and chin groove.�This bit will assist with control. The jointed mouthpiece will lessen the nutcracker action. The copper and sweet iron will encourage the horse to be softer in the mouth. Raised copper ribs help to prevent the horse taking too much of a hold. Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm, Cheek height: 135mm,

Horse Bits

The bit is a crucial element of your tack. It is through the bit that you communicate with your horse and so it is important to make the right choice. There are a daunting array of options and finding the right bit can be a matter of trial and error. Eventually you will get to know your horse better and this will narrow down the number of styles that you need to consider. Your choice of bit will also depend on the riding discipline that you favour.

The bit is a crucial element of your tack. It is through the bit that you communicate with your horse and so it is important to make the right choice. There are a daunting array of options and finding the right bit can be a matter of trial and error. Eventually you will get to know your horse better and this will narrow down the number of styles that you need to consider. Your choice of bit will also depend on the riding discipline that you favour.

At Equi Supermarket we have chosen an extensive range of bits from the impressive Shires Equestrian collection. The Shires range features high quality pieces which are reasonably priced and so these bits represent outstanding value for money.

We offer Pelham bits, snaffle bits, eggbutt snaffles and Dutch gags. We also feature French link snaffle bits and French link hanging cheek bits and much more. Our range includes bits for both horses and ponies and so we are sure to feature the perfect bit for your mount. You should also consider investing in the excellent Gold Label Bit Butter which softens the corners of your horse’s mouth after a long sessions with the bit.

Don’t forget to take a look at our excellent range of bridles too. We also offer an outstanding collection of equestrian attire, safety gear and the horse feeds and supplements your horse needs to stay happy and healthy. With our extensive range and low prices you should make Equi Supermarket your first port of call for all of your equestrian needs.

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