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Passier Special Caveson with Bit Ring Recess

G. Passier & Sohn GmbH
- Item #18661
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Especially kind and comfortable! The Passier Special Caveson's unique bit recesses is especially gentle on the horse's mouth. The new 40mm noseband shape avoids any contact with the bit ring so that even the most sensitive of horses will not experience any pinching or discomfort at the mouth. The Passier Special Cavesson has been designed particularly for the Passier Gemini and Passier Aries bridles. Stainless steel fittings. With or without flash. Black.

Made in India.

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    Passier Special Caveson with Bit Ring Recess is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for a large headed horse My beefcake has an oversize head and traditional nosebands look like hunter bridles on him. I prefer a chunkier euro style noseband. This offers that look and extra padding without interfering with bit placement, which is great. Excellent Passier quality and a fair price for what you get.
    Date published: 2016-04-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super soft and great padding I'd been looking for an extra wide noseband for my draft cross mare. I thought it would be more comfortable for her and look better than the average width noseband. I'd also been having an issue with her having sores occasionally from rubbing between the snaffle and noseband and was excited that this one was recessed and might prevent rubs. The cavesson fit great!!! The two inch width is perfect for her face and it's SO padded that I know it's more comfortable for her. Even with it being recessed, I still had rubs, but I added some neoprene underneath and that seems to have done the trick!
    Date published: 2015-06-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality, and super comfy I have a 17.1hh draft cross gelding, and finding bridles that fit has always been a pain. His head isn't much longer than that of a TB or warmblood, but is significantly wider, which leaves him somewhere between a full and an oversize bridle. I bought this as a replacement for my full size Shockemöhle bridle, which fit beautifully minus the cavesson, and I love it! The extra-wide style is flattering on a large face and the padding is super generous. I also really like the positioning of the bit recess.This cavesson has worked marvelously for me, but I wouldn't recommend it for anyone with a horse with a finer head, as the noseband is VERY wide.
    Date published: 2015-03-03
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too wide and bulky Passier is notorious for excellent products. I would be very happy with this cavesson if the design was a bit more refined. The noseband is well over 2 inches wide over the nose, including the padding. It has nice padding, and the recess for the bit rings is a new idea. But it really overwhelms my horse's face and is very bulky. If Passier had a redesign with a noseband that is just as well padded, but a bit more narrow (1.25" to 1.5"), I would be interested, especially if the price was a bit lower. This one went back to SmartPak.
    Date published: 2013-11-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Quality Caveson The Passier Special Caveson with bit ring recess is beautifully made with fine leather. Although I've only had it about two weeks the leather is already becoming very soft and pliable. I do clean it and condition it after each use so that it will give me many years of continued good use. The wide caveson is much more comfortable for my horse than a thin one would be. Not only is the caveson of top quality, the customer service from Smartpak is too.
    Date published: 2013-08-07
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