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Stubben Loose Ring Snaffle

Stubben North America
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The Stubben Loose Ring Snaffle is a regular double broken loose ring that is suitable for all disciplines and riding levels.  The Sweet Copper metal on the link offers the advantage of combining strength with a sweet taste.  While being tough, the sweet copper metal offers the main advantage of having a pleasant sweet taste which will make the horse chew and salivate and therefore further relax and more easily accept the bit.

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Favorite Features

  • Stainless steel on rings and mouthpiece
  • Link is made from Sweet Copper
  • No pressure applied to the sensitive palate
  • Balanced weight distribution on tongue and jaw
  • No "nutcracker" effect
  • Double broken mouthpiece offers a constant level of comfort to the horse
  • Degree of severity for this bit rates a 1 or 2 on a scale of 1-10

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14 mm thickness
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    Stubben Loose Ring Snaffle is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 15.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse loves it! My horse has a low palate and prefers thinner bits, and I was having trouble finding a loose ring that wasn't too thick or too thin. This bit is perfect for him and he loves the sweet iron lozenge!
    Date published: 2017-04-27
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very small rings! If this were a regular snaffle, it would be perfect. However, the rings are only 2.5" and the packaging literally says "loose ring snaffle/bradoon" and that is not mentioned online. It may work for a pony, but on a normal horse, this bit looks odd. Aside from the small rings, the bit is very high quality for the price! I wish I could keep it, but will be returning due to Smartpak's failure to describe the item in full detail.
    Date published: 2016-12-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally a bit my Thoroughbred likes! My OTTB has a small mouth and doesn't like anything too fat or gimmicky. He seems to have settled in this bit nicely so I'm pretty happy. He kind of has a petite head so the smaller rings work well for him.
    Date published: 2016-11-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Average snaffle I bought this snaffle because I didn't have time to get a nice one, for the price it does its job but it doesn't do much than your average snaffle, it does clean well and fit well. But compared to a kk snaffle there is no comparison. If you need a quick fix this is it but if your looking to save a lot it's not worth it, go with a better snaffle.
    Date published: 2015-10-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rings are small but perfect for me. I'm using this with a drop noseband on a petite horse. He works great in it for flat and fences, even on trail. Well made, no sharp edges or rough spots.
    Date published: 2015-04-28
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