Shank bits are a common and helpful way to help you communicate easily with your horse. Browse our large selection of bits that vary in cheek length, mouthpiece, and design. You'll find everything here from the exquisitely ornate to the sturdy basics - there's something for every style and every budget. Check out our headstalls that work beautifully with all of our shank bits. Many of which are made right here in our Smith and Edwards tack shop!
Whatever your needs, we've got a shank bit for it. Look through correction bits, grazing bits, chain and gag bits, hinged port bits, curb bits, short shank snaffle bits, long shank snaffle bits, and more. Each has it's own form and function that allow you to teach, train, and communicate with your horse effectively, in your own way and your own style. They come in patterns and prices for everyone!
If quality and craftsmanship is important to you, we've got just what you need. We carry some of the best shank bits available by trusted names like Tom Balding, Jeremiah Watt, Greg Dutton, and Sliester. Each of their bits is hand made to perfection, one shank, one mouthpiece at a time - right here in the USA. We're proud of the work these folks do and we know you'll love them too! Learn more about our these great "Made in the USA" manufacturers by checking out our blog post for a series of spotlights that help you get to know these great people better!