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Several years of experimenting with leather bit designs we have carefully chosen leather bit designs which are affordable and have your horses well being and comfort in mind.
Our War bit is designed with a stainless steel loose ring of a lighter weight and veg tan leather oiled with a combination of oils to promote a soft bit that encourages your horse to respond more willingly. This bit can be used with or without a headstall.
The Comfort Leather bit has been refined to a style that has a flexible nylon braided rope core which adds strength and does not inhibit flexibility of the bit. Double stitched for strength and durability.
Our bits can be ordered in any size. Allow 1/8 inch for sizing up or down as all are bits are hand made with a natural product variations can occur slightly in colouring and sizes.
We design several leather bits with your horses comfort in mind. Our bits are of tan leather and are malleable so that the horse can carry the bit in a comfortable position. Leather is a natural product and can vary in colour as you will see in our photos. Leather bits can help ease the tension of bits and bitting. Our war bit is designed to be used with or without a head stall. All our bits can be made custom sizes to suit your needs. Dee’s, Eggbutt , loose rings, two ring gag, full cheek and Pelham shanks are all stainless steel for longevity and quality. All our bits are custom to your specs and can be made in any size. Our bits come pre-oiled using cocunut oil and olive oil. All leather bits are sold with no warranty and all sales are final. We are not responsible for breakage. We do our best to supply a quality product.
All our bits are designed to have A smooth contact with your horses mouth. We suggest you use the bits with the smooth edge against the tongue and bars of the mouth. The seam should be facing towards the roof of the mouth. We have three styles of leather bits. The Comfort bits have a nylon weaved rope core which is wrapped in Veg-tan leather to allow for a slimmer bit aiding in comfort and strength.
Comfort leather bits are availaable as Loose Ring, Dee Ring, Full Cheek, Eggbutt, Two Ring Gag and Pelham cheeks.
The War Bit is available with a 2 inch Loose Ring. This bit has a unique fit with a chin strap that is designed to hold the bit in place.
The more you use a leather bit the more it will shape to your horses mouth.
All our bits are designed with your horses comfort in mind.
All our bits are custom to your specs and can be made in any size.
War bit measures 18 mm +\- in diameter
Comfort bit measures 18 mm +\- in diameter
Veg-tan leather is a natural coloured undyed leather. Thus it may very slightly in colour from very light to a tan colour. Our bits come to you pre-oiled, the oiling slightly darkens the leather. As with any softer bit material check your bit after every ride for chew marks. to increase the longevity of your bit clean and oil it lightly after every ride. Our leather bits can be recovered at anytime for $25 plus shipping. We hold our workmanship to high standards but do not guarantee any leather bits
This Dee is an example of our coreless Leather Bits. They are 18 mm +/- thick and double stitched with nylon thread. They have a smooth edge which is designed to sit on the tongue and bars of the mouth. They are available as Dee, Eggbut, Pelham or Loose rings. Also available in any size.
Contact us for any questions about our leather bits. We love to talk about your horses.
Our bit style is designed to have smooth edges on your horses tongue and the lips where the most pressure is applied. Keeping the bit oiled helps keep the bit pliable. We suggest wetting the bit with warm water especially for your first few times used and keeping it oiled making it malleable.
After a few times used you can see how the leather bit takes shape to the horses mouth. This horse prefers to carry the bit with a forward facing Mullen shape.
When measuring for a War
-Your Horses Actual mouth size will be the measurement inside the chin strap (basically from the stitches closest to the rings.
- The measurement from ring to ring will measure 1/4" larger (+ or -)
- Also measure around the chin. Check photo below
- The measurement Through the mouth and around the chin in also useful
- This will help your chin strap fit accurately
The War bit is designed to be used with or without a head stall. The leather strap should fit snug above the chin to help prevent the bit from slipping down. The war bit is 18 mm +\- wide and the rings are 2” inside diameter 2.5” outside diameter. We advice ordering 1/4” larger than normal bit size. The Measurement of this bit is on the inside of the leather chin strap. The rings sit outside of the strap therefore it should measure 1/4” larger. We advice uses a head stall for your first few rides or till comfortable with this bit.
Leather War bit is designed to be used with or with out a head stall. We suggest using it attached to a head stall/ bridle for your first few rides. Made from veg tan leather. Stainless steel 2“ inside diameter and 2.5” outside diameter rings and nylon thread. Each bit is custom width to your specs. The war bit will measure ring to ring the size ordered. We suggest 1/4” larger than your regular bit. When you have advanced to using the bit without a headstall the strap is snugly fit under the chin This bit is 18 mm +/- wide.
Comfort bits. Leather Loose ring with nylon weaved core and double stitched for durability. The 2.5" rings (inside measurement) are Stainless Steel. This bit is made using veg tan leather. This bit is 18 mm +/- thick. This bit is available in any size. We suggest with any loose ring to size up 1/4" larger.
These bits are made using veg tan leather and double stitched with nylon thread to resist moisture and rot. They have nylon weaved core for strength and do have a thinner profile at 18 mm +/- wide. The cheek pieces are stainless steel The bit arrives to you pre-oiled. These bits are available in any size.
Comfort Leather Dee is Double stitched with nylon thread for durability. Narrower profile and the width is +\- 18 mm. Stainless steel cheek pieces. Veg tan leather cones to you pre- oiled. These bits have a nylon weaved core for strength but allow flexibility. Any size available.
These bits are made using veg tan leather and double stitched with nylon thread to resist moisture and rot. They have a nylon weaved core that increases strength and flexibility and do have a thinner profile than our comfort leather bits. They have a smooth edge contacting the tongue and bars of the mouth. They are 18 mm +/- thick. These bits are avaiable in any size.
Coreless Leather Three Ring Gag is designed to have the control of the gag with the softness of a leather bit. The rings are stainless steel. The mouthpiece is 18 mm+/- thick. This bit has a nylon weaved core for strength and durability but allows for flexibility of the bit.
*NEW 4” PELHAM CHEEKS WITH A 7” CURB CHAIN*
Made Using veg tan leather these bits have no core. They are 18 mm +/- thick . They have a thinner profile and have a nylon rope core for strength and allows for flexibility. Comfort leather bits but still have a smooth edge that contacts the tongue and bars of the mouth. Sewn with nylon thread to resist rot and has a nylon weaved core for strength. They are available in any size.
Add Leather Cheek Protectors to any of our bits with exception to the War Bit.
Cheek pieces CANNOT be added to the War Bit do to its design. Cheek pieces are 2” in diameter $8 per pair or 3" in diameter $10 per pairmade of veg tan leather and are sewn on.
Any of our bits can be recovered $25 for Comfort Bits..
All Leather Bit Sales are Final.
All Leather Bit Sales are Subject to Ontario sales tax H.S.T. 13%
All Prices are Canadian Dollars
These Bits are made from Veg-tan leather which is a natural product and may vary in colour and have natural occuring cosmetic flaws.
Although we uphold the highest standards in our workmanship we do not guarrentee any bit.
We strongly recommend proper care of your bit to extend the life of the bit by keeping it clean and oiled. Washing with warm water and oiling with a vegetable or coconut or olive oil.
Before initial use dip the bit in warm water and oil allowing the bit to become malleable. The more your horse wears the bit the more it shapes to that individual. We do recommend one horse uses the bit
Leather bits are soft. Kindness comes from the riders hands.