Types of Western Horse Bits

Updated September 14, 2023

We know how tough it can be to find the right western bit for your horse. So, if you've ever wondered what the difference is between a snaffle bit, a curb bit, and a hackamore, then watch this video as Robb Thomas from Reinsman Equestrian explains the differences.

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