Category Archives: Bits

When and Why Does My Horse Need to Be Seen By a Dentist?

Establishing a good relationship with an experienced and knowledgeable equine dentist, whether it is your [...]

Roller Mouth Half Cheek Bit versus the Mullen Mouth Half Cheek

It seems like I have been answering a lot of bit related questions these last [...]


Tuesday Tip – What bit should I start my horse with?

I get this question weekly. Which bit is the best one to start my young [...]

How to Clean Your Horse Bit

One piece of equipment that seems to often be forgotten to keep clean and shiny [...]

Tuesday Tip – Bit Cheeks

Let’s talk a little bit about bit cheeks! I’m just going to share what happened [...]


How to Measure Your Horse for a Bit

If you want to order a harness, please send us measurements. If you want to [...]

How Do I Choose a Bit for My Horse?

This is a question I get nearly every week. First I recommend talking with your [...]

What Makes a Pony Mouth Different than a Horse Mouth?

I get questions all the time about what bit would be best for my pony. [...]


Arch Mouth versus Victory Mouth

One of Chimacum Tacks’¬† favorite bits¬† is the Arch Mouth Baucher Cheek Bowman Bit. There [...]


Bowman Bits

Looking at all the Bowman Bits on the website can feel overwhelming. There are many [...]


Which Bit is Best?

Which Bit is Best? An exploration of bit styles and types by Mindy Schroder   [...]