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.
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.
I feel comfortable knowing my horses are safe and protected from harm by using what I consider to be the absolute best products for performance horses. As you, the competitor, search for the best in equipment, do your homework, determine the best overall product, and make sure that this product fits your horse, your riding style and your discipline.
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.
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.