In 2018, 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.
Horsemanship and proper bit selection combine to create a horse with a soft, responsive mouth. Discover the functional subtleties of the wide variety of bits used in the barrel racing industry.
The J.D. Morrow medium shank gag bit helps barrel horse trainer Tana Renick achieve softness in the rib cage on both colts and seasoned horses.
Multiple futurity and open 1D champion barrel racer Wenda Johnson uses a 10-inch Les Vogt elevator to maintain shoulder control and body position.
Futurity trainer and multiple slot race champion Lacey Harmon discusses the Dave Elliott Spur Up 02 mullen mouth reverse gag bit.
Read up on all the basics every barrel racer should know about bit function, purpose and proper adjustment that make bits useful tools.