Rowland SS Spade bit (Western Curb) with High Port have Copper Roller

Description

Rowland SS Spade bit (Western Curb) with High Port have Copper Roller is a highly specialized and traditional type of Western curb bit, primarily used in the Vaquero-style training of finished horses. It is characterized by a high port with an intricate spade-shaped mouthpiece, which offers significant tongue relief and applies precise pressure to the palate, bars, and lips of the horse. This bit is considered an advanced tool for well-trained horses and skilled riders.

Mouth Piece:

The hallmark of this bit is its spade-shaped port, which is often quite high and elaborate. The spade may include additional elements such as copper rollers, cricket (a rolling bead), and braces.

Shanks:

Generally feature long, straight, or slightly curved shanks that offer significant leverage, enhancing the rider’s ability to give precise and subtle cues.

Common Size:

Mouth Size common:

Pony/Small Horse: 4.5″ (114 mm)

Cob/Medium Horse: 5.0″ (127 mm)

Full Horse/Large Horse: 5.5″ (140 mm)

Extra Large Horse: 6.0″ (152 mm)

Shank Size Common:

Short Shanks: 4″ (102 mm)

Medium Shanks: 5″ (127 mm)

Long Shanks: 6″ (152 mm) or any

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