Fitting a bit to your horse for the best possible performance requires consideration of the anatomy of your horse’s mouth, thinking through the cheek pieces and their intended function, and the opportunity to ride in the bit multiple times.
Examples of Well-fitted Bits
Here we have a S3 noseband and a properly fitted bit that isn't pulling on the horse's mouth.
Again, and from a different angle, here you can see a bridle with an S1 noseband, properly fitted broadband, comfort for the TMJ, and a bit that isn't pulling on the mouth.
Determine the correct size based on anatomy:
4. Ride in the bit for multiple rides
Curious about which bit might be best for your horse? Check out our bitting guidance below for information about all our bits' suitability or contact us for advice!