Getting with the times - Your guide to Bitting in the 21st Century

When we know better, we do better. There is such a heavily publicised focus on animal welfare and wellbeing at present (particularly in dressage) and we all want our horses to be as comfortable and happy as possible so we don't inadvertently end up in the spotlight. We love our horses more than anything, we would never knowingly cause harm or discomfort - quite the opposite, often going to extreme…

Im Too Sexy For My Bit - Bitting the Baroque Horse

The supermodels of the horse world! Everyone loves to look at these stunning creatures with their strong powerful frames, long flowing manes and extravagant actions. Performing Levad├Ęs and Capriol├Ęs in the paddock for fun, the athletic ability of these animals really is something to marvel. Finding the perfect bit however can be somewhat of a nightmare for the owners!Every now and then I see a reg…

Bitting Cheat Sheet #1- Bits for Horses that Lean or Pull

There are a few questions that I get asked time and time again, so here' s a series of "cheat sheets" for you to  give you a place to start.  Please keen in mind, that these suggestions are general, and do not take into account the details of your exact situation.  Use them as a guide, read the product descriptions of the bits listed, and consider them as they might apply to your pa…