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Korsteel Twisted Copper Mouth Dr. Bristol Full Cheek Snaffle

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Korsteel bits are proven performers for all levels of training and competition. They are crafted from materials of the highest quality. Full cheek with Dr Bristol mouthpiece, slow twist with Copper mouth.

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    Korsteel Twisted Copper Mouth Dr. Bristol Full Cheek Snaffle is rated 4.875 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purhase This is a great bit to have in your collection! I was having trouble finding just the right bit for my guy. He is a jumper, with a light mouth and a low palate. I had trouble finding the happy medium between a bit that he avoided contact at all or he would get low and heavy. This one did the trick and he is very happy in it. I jump him in this snaffle and flat him in a loose ring French link. The bit is well crafted, true to sizing, and excellently priced. However, I could see it being too harsh or ill-fitting if not properly adjusted with bit keepers.
    Date published: 2013-01-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from SmartPak Has it All! I'm new to the wonderful & expensive world of horses, but SmartPak has made it less daunting. Because this is all new, I've spent countless hours surfing the web to find the best prices for all the things my daughter needed. In the end, SmartPak wins hands down. If your barn is not enrolled in the Barn Saver Shipping program...DO IT!!! The SmartPaks are so easy, their products are of the same quality that you will find at whatever site you are currently using, if not better. The prices are very competetive to begin with, made even better with the savings from your Barn Saver Shipping program. You can't beat the prices! Now that you know you will get the best quality at the best price...let me tell you the best part. I don't know what is in the water in Plymouth, MA, but the customer service is the best you will find anywhere. I have spent the last 2 years assuming it was a fluke that I just happened to get the happy person when I called, not so. I have spoken to probably every rep there & I can honestly say they are fantastic. You will NEVER be disappointed.
    Date published: 2012-09-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bit I use this bit to replace my rubber mullen pelham with my draft-cross. He doesn't hang on the bit as he did with the pelham, and he minds it well enough for trail rides. The Dr. Bristol sits great in his mouth with the aid of the bit keepers. This is a great bit.
    Date published: 2012-04-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good bit for horse that pulls & falls on forehand It is truly a slow twist, not harsh as long as you use keepers... the action of the bristol on the tongue in my opinion can only be trusted if it sits correctly in their mouth, securely in place with keepers. It is great for my event horse when he gets a little headstrong on XC and he doesn't even think about falling on his forehand with this one compared to many other broken snaffles. My horse took to this bit immediately, which surprised me given how picky this horse it to find the right bit. Fits true to size, copper mouth is a bonus.
    Date published: 2012-03-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bit This is a great bit. The horses love the copper, it is gentle as a Dr. Bristol but gives enough control with the twist and full cheek.
    Date published: 2010-12-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely bits I've been riding my horse in this style for a few years now. The Korsteel is great quality, and I find the copper mouth holds up better than other brands. Gentle enough for my spazzy TB, but keeps the brakes handy for those moments when he thinks he's back on the racetrack.
    Date published: 2010-12-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bit Been riding in this bit for two months now and my horse loves it. He accepts it well and collects really well with it. It’s gentle but still gives me enough stopping power with my robust thoroughbred. Great quality too.
    Date published: 2010-06-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Purchase Only used once but seems to work just fine with my horse.
    Date published: 2010-02-08
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