Bits 101 – Mouthpiece Styles

The most important thing to remember when it comes to selecting a bit is that every horse has different needs, and that not every type of bit will work for every horse. You may need to try a few options before finding the perfect fit. When it comes to Western bits, there are two main […]

Bits 101 – Sizing

Finding the right bit for your horse can feel overwhelming. Proper bit fit is based on a number of factors including your horse’s age, temperament, training level, and your own experience level. And there are so many bits to choose from – Metalab alone makes nearly 300!  That’s why we’re giving you some Bit 101 […]

Attitude Is Everything: Get To Know Bernard Fonck

Bernard Fonck is a reining phenomenon.  Originally from Belgium, he has quickly risen through the ranks to become the first European-based trainer to achieve the status of National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Two Million Dollar Rider.  Bernard has been competing in European and North American NRHA events since 2002, earning multiple titles over those years.  […]

Walt Woodard’s Roper’s Bit Collection

Living Legend Walt Woodard knows a thing or two about the importance of communication between horse and rider. He’s qualified for the NFR more than 15 times, holds two world titles, and is considered to be one of the best ropers in the industry.  Throughout his career, Walt’s also taught roping schools for riders of […]