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Nathe Loose Ring Snaffle

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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Why We Love This

Nathe bits are especially beneficial for sensitive horses, young horses and for promoting a sensitive style of riding. For more than 20 years, Nathe has developed and manufactured synthetic bits. The bits are manufactured in Germany and come with a tear and safety guarantee.

Favorite Features

  • Encourages the horse's chewing and activate salivation
  • Allergy-free mouthpiece with steel core
  • Extremely gentle to the horse's mouth and tongue

Sizing

20mm thick with 60mm stainless steel rings.

Please note, because this product is handmade, it is possible for some slight variations in size.
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    Nathe Loose Ring Snaffle is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 17.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This! I bought this bit for my horse because we are both learning to jump and are starting to move up to some larger fences. This bit is very flexible and gentle on her mouth for the times when the going gets rough and I accidentally catch her in the mouth. She seems to like the bit and I like it more than the Happy Mouth - the plastic is softer and more flexible. My main concern with this is how fast it will wear out. So far it looks great, but I've only had it for about a month.
    Date published: 2016-10-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I recently bought this bit to try on my gelding and I'm really glad I did. It has helped my horse to be a less defensive about his mouth and more willing to have contact.
    Date published: 2015-07-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite bit ever I am absolutely in love with all things Nathe. I had my mare going in a different rubber bit, she can be pretty defensive about her mouth and is young so I was trying to keep her soft, and she began to resist even being bridled with it. I then switched to a more traditional snaffle, which she liked for the most part but I still felt like something was missing. We have several horses that go in Nathes and I tried it and she was so relaxed and happy. I absolutely love these products, they are thinner than other rubber bits, even more flexible, and are super durable.
    Date published: 2015-02-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the right bit! My horse stays nice and light in this bit and the gals in customer service were AWESOME in making sure I got it in time for the USDF Finals! Thanks so much!
    Date published: 2014-11-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a easy going, very pliable bit to use. All of my horses ride with them .
    Date published: 2014-10-09
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