Korsteel JP Curve Sweet Iron Eggbutt Snaffle: 5.5 Inch / 140mm

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The Korsteel JP Curve Sweet Iron Eggbutt Snaffle is a unique metal designed to encourage salivation & acceptance of the bit.

Sweet iron 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.

All horses mouths and tongues vary in size and shape, the bit must be the correct size and type for your horse.

Bit Size Chart

XD Draught Horse 6.50 16.5cm
WB Warmblood 5.75 14.5cm
F Full Size (or Horse) 5.50 13.5cm
C Cob 5.00 12.5cm
A Arab 4.75 12.0cm
P Pony 4.50 11.5cm
SH Shetland 4.00 10.5cm
W Weanling 3.50   9.0cm
MP Mini Pony 3.00   7.5cm

To take these measurements, straighten the bit loosely and measure between the inside edges of cheeks, eggbuts or ring holes.


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