Findings of the research were revealed at the International Equitation Science Conference
If you're considering a hanging cheek snaffle bit for your horse, then read a bitting expert's view on how it works and what types of horse it best suits
Snaffles are the most widely used bits on the market, but what is the difference between a loose ring and an eggbutt and which horses do they suit best?
Navigating the often bewildering world of bits can be daunting. Andrea Oakes finds out whether bitting clinics could be the answer
At this year’s Horse of the Year Show the use of the Wilkie snaffle and beval bit prompted much ringside debate
Research conducted by bit specialist Neue Schule explored the action of different bits
Sprenger is a world leader in bit design and production — find out why
Are you looking for a new, stylish snaffle bit that features a lozenge mouthpiece? If so look no further….
Designed for horses that are difficult to lead, the Chifney bit has a reputation for being severe if used in the wrong way. Lottie Butler finds out when and how they should be used safely
The Dutch gag is a bit that we're all familiar with — but how does it actually work and what impact does it have on your horse?
Does your horse have a bitting problem? Then this will be of interest...
This week's new to the market round-up features products for the horse from Childéric Saddles, Dressage Deluxe, TRUST Equestrian and Champion
Showjumper Nicole Pavitt has come up with a novel way of transforming the headshy mare Festiena Van Texelhof in the ring — by ditching her bridle
Melissa Volpi asks bitting clinician Hilary Vernon for advice on choosing the perfect bit for your horse
Bits are an integral part of competition, and yet there is limited knowledge on their impact on dressage horses. But with more research in the pipeline, could this change soon?
Our eventing blogger has been enjoying training with Corinne Bracken and has embraced her inner country bumpkin
Horse & Hound's showing columnist reflects on a successful showing season, despite top hat controversy and concerns over pony bitting
Find out why some horses don't like to take the contact and what types of mouthpiece are most suitable to help combat the problem
Find out why horses tend to lean on the bit and what types of mouthpiece are most suitable to help combat the problem
After two years of research Sprenger is launching a new bit material