National Finals Rodeo qualifier and multiple pro rodeo champion Dona Kay Rule’s go-to bit is a simple D-ring snaffle with a smooth mouthpiece and Don Dodge cheek.
The Kathy James two-piece twisted mouthpiece helps trainer Ivy Hurst keep her horses soft for everyday training.
Designed by champion futurity trainer Chris Martin to help a horse stand up and travel balanced on its own without lifting from the rider, the CM 44 bit is trainer Molly Otto’s go-to for daily riding and tuning.
National Finals Rodeo qualifier and champion futurity trainer Jordon Briggs uses a short-shank lifter bit with a square mullen mouthpiece to balance out overly bendy horses.
Mutliple National Finals Rodeo qualifier and futurity champion Michele McLeod introduces an innovative bit in her Greg Darnall-made line, with a sculpted mouthpiece constructed to apply specific pressure…
National Finals Rodeo barrel racer and futurity trainer Danyelle Campbell explains types of martingales and draw reins, how and when to use them, how to adjust them and safety when using headgear in barrel racing.
Barrel horse trainer Emilie Veillette discusses her “Winner” reverse gag with a twist and chain mouthpiece in her new line of Metalab bits.
Trainer Audra Masterson discusses why she likes the Dave Elliott Spur Up 02 with a floating port and cricket roller for both colts and finished horses.
Last year, Kerry Kelley Bits and Spurs released the Danyelle Campbell line of barrel racing bits. We caught up with Danyelle to discuss one of her most popular bits—the Glider with a smooth three-piece bumpy mouthpiece.