Eggbutt bits can be seen on many horses from lesson ponies to upper level jumpers, and with good reason. These snaffles are simple and easy to use, and they tend to be mild. Named after the oval shape of the cheekpiece, eggbutt snaffles are popular among equestrians worldwide.
We carry an extensive selection of eggbutt bits in a variety of mouthpieces from trusted equine manufacturers such as Jeffries Saddlery, Myler Bits, Shires, Smith Worthington, and Weaver Leather. Whether you ride your horse English or Western, we have an appropriate eggbutt bit for your horse.
Many hunt seat and dressage riders ride green horses in a Korsteel JP Copper Oval Link Eggbutt Snaffle or a Smith-Worthington Oval Link Eggbutt Snaffle Bit. The Korsteel Sweet Iron Eggbutt Snaffle is a popular choice among Western riders. We also carry a complete line of Level One and Level Two Myler Eggbutt Snaffles.
For horses that prefer a rubber snaffle, the Shaped Mullen Eggbutt Snaffle Bit from Happy Mouth may satisfy your needs. The innovative apple flavored plastic material keeps horses happy to accept the bit!
Many smooth eggbutt snaffles are legal in lower level competitions. Refer to the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) or United States Eventing Association (USEA) rulebook for a complete list of legal bits.
Many equestrians struggle to find the right bit for their horse, but we don't want you to be one of them. Refer to our blog or consult with a member of our experienced sales staff for additional assistance in making your purchase.