Order within and have it by * in (edit)
Ship speed applies to in stock items, pending location. Does not include personalized items like engraving, embroidery, SmartPaks, or PortionPaks. Complete details on our Shipping Policies page.
SmartPaks help you take great care of your horse, so we take great care of you with SmartPerks! When you order your horse's supplements in SmartPaks, you're automatically* eligible for our FREE SmartPerks benefits, including:
  • Free ground shipping on what you want, when you want it
  • 10% off all SmartPak brand tack, apparel, and gear
  • A free Team SmartPak calendar, exclusive email offers and discounts, and more!
Learn more about SmartPerks
*At least one horse's individual SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply.
Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 for details.
As a SmartPaks Subscriber, you can get free ground shipping all day, every day on just about everything we sell at SmartPak, thanks to your SmartPerks. The few add-on items we have can be shipped free by synching them with your horse's SmartPaks, shipping on a Barn Saver Shipping day, or by having a group of add-on items that total over $75.

Have a question?
Call 1-800-461-8898 or email CustomerCare@SmartPak.com anytime!

Product Video:

Our toughest waterproof blanket yet
Find out why

Passier Special Caveson with Bit Ring Recess

G. Passier & Sohn GmbH
- Item #18661
Free Shipping Thanks To
This item may be eligible for
FREE GROUND SHIPPING

Days
  Cancel
Sign in to choose an existing horse
Order within and have it by
Shipping to
Est. arrival times vary, with some as soon as
Shipping to
Order within and have it by
Shipping to
Add these items to your cart to get your estimated arrival date.
Shipping to
We're bringing you this product at the lowest price allowed by the manufacturer so you won't find it cheaper anywhere else. This also means we can't apply any further discounts or promotions.

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

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.
You Might Like
    Customers Also Shopped For
    "Antarès Sellier has successfully risen to be among ...
    Description:
    "Antarès Sellier has successfully risen to be among the best saddle makers in France. Antares Sellier France specializes in custom made saddles and fine equipment for horses, backed by decades of experience and improvements. Impeccably crafted, innovative bridle. Ultra soft ...
    "The Micklem Diamante Competition Bridle with English Leather ...
    Description:
    "The Micklem Diamante Competition Bridle with English Leather combines the unique design of the original Micklem Competition Bridle with high quality English leather and stylish details. Micklem bridles are designed to fit the horse's skull and prevent uncomfortable pressure points. ...
    "Following the success of the Plymouth line, SmartPak ...
    Description:
    "Following the success of the Plymouth line, SmartPak is proud to introduce the Plymouth Elite. The Plymouth Elite takes all of the wonderful features of the Plymouth line, and adds additional enhancements such as a true padded monocrown, buckle closures, ...
    "Plymouth bridles are crafted in imported leather with ...
    Description:
    "Plymouth bridles are crafted in imported leather with fine details and stainless steel hardware at an unbeatable value. Traditional styling and unprecedented quality in this price range. Available exclusively at SmartPak. Unprecedented quality at this price. A perfect schooling bridle ...
    "Available exclusively at SmartPak at an unbelievable value, ...
    Description:
    "Available exclusively at SmartPak at an unbelievable value, Plymouth bridles are crafted in imported leather with traditional styling and unprecedented quality in this price range."
    "This fancy raised figure 8 bridle is a ...
    Description:
    "This fancy raised figure 8 bridle is a favorite in the jumper ring. Edgewood bridles are hand crafted in the USA and are renowned for their fine attention to detail, including, hand finished edges, roller buckles on cavesons, and lovely ...
    "Wellfleet Monocrown Swarovski Crystal Browband Snaffle Bridle adds ...
    Description:
    "Wellfleet Monocrown Swarovski Crystal Browband Snaffle Bridle adds just that extra bit of sparkle to your ride! Wellfleet Bridlework represents the combination of the finest vegetable tanned North American bridle leather available and expert craftsmanship. Designed to alleviate pressure on ...

    Reviews

    out of 5
    Tell us what you think!

    SmartPak customers are some of the most conscientious animal owners around. We encourage you to share your experience with the products we sell to help fellow customers to make informed choices for their animals. We do not edit these reviews in any way - they are direct customer-to-customer communication. We do monitor reviews for positive and negative feedback, and use this feedback to improve our selection as well as sharing feedback with product manufacturers to help them improve their products. Please note that we recommend consulting your vet with serious health issues.

    • Review 0
    • Votes 0
    • Discipline:
    • Expertise:
    • Product
      Experience:
    • Competitor:
    Quality
    Value
    Palatability

    Helpful?

    Passier Special Caveson with Bit Ring Recess is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Noseband I purchased a full sized Passier bridle about a year ago that had this noseband and realized that my horse was actually between a cob and a full size, especially in the noseband area. I was excited to see that SmartPak had the same noseband in a cob size as I really loved the feature of the recessed area to allow for bit rings to move freely. The cob size fits my guy perfectly! I know other people have left reviews saying it's too big or bulky, but my guy doesn't seem to mind. Yes, it is a bit wider, but that allows for the cutout areas for the bit rings. It's softly padded, easy to clean, and wears well. My guy does have a bit more refined head and the noseband does not look out of place. I have received MANY compliments on the bridle and my trainer loves this noseband on my horse as it helps to give him clearer signals.
    Date published: 2016-07-09
    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
    • y_2017, m_2, d_24, h_18
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_0.0
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_11
    • loc_en_US, sid_8661, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_smartpak

    Q & A

    Healthy Horses  ❤  Happy Riders