Bitting Assistant

To give our best advice, we first need to know a few things about you and your horse. Please take a moment to answer the following questions. Because of the tremendous popularity of Myler Bits it may take 1 to 4 weeks to receive a response. For immediate assistance, we recommended that you contact your local Myler Bits dealer.

To accurately fit your horse, complete the form below for each horse you wish to bit.

*Required fields

1. Contact Information

  • US - we will contact you by phone unless otherwise requested.
  • International - we will contact you by email.

2. Horse Health

3. Riding History/Experience

4. Horse Behavior

5. Determine a Myler Level

  • Rotates on to the tongue to apply tongue pressure
  • Collapses to form a "U" instead of a "V", protecting lips and bars from being pinched
  • Curves to allow more room for the tongue, protects the lips and bars from being pinched
  • ISM* on most mouthpieces
  • Offers tongue relief with either a small port or flexible mouthpiece
  • Rotates on to the tongue to apply some tongue pressure
  • Collapses to form a "U" instead of a "V", protecting lips and bars from being pinched
  • Curves to allow more room for the tongue, protects the lips and bars from being pinched
  • ISM* on most mouthpieces
  • Ported, offering more tongue relief than Level 1 or 2
  • Correctional mouthpieces that apply some tongue pressure or curb mouthpieces that apply little tongue pressure
  • Uses more bar, poll, chin pressure than Level 1 or 2
  • Curves to allow more room for the tongue
  • Options with and without ISM*
  • Curb bits with wider ports for maximum tongue relief, little to no tongue pressure
  • Uses primarily bar, poll, and curb pressure
  • Curves to allow more room for the tongue
  • Options with and without ISM*

* ISM: Independent Side Movement

6. Your Current Bit/Tack

Western
Western Dee photo
Western Shank photo
English
English Dee photo
English Eggbutt photo
English Loose Ring photo
English Full Cheek photo
English Pelham photo
English Kimberwick photo
Mouthpiece Jointed photo
Mouthpiece Mullen photo
Mouthpiece Curb photo
Mouthpiece 3-Piece photo

7. Additional Comments or Concerns

Myler book photo

Bit Education

Improve your knowledge.

Watch it or read it. The Level Best for Your Horse, the book, clarifies the essentials of proper bitting. A Whole Bit Better, the DVD, takes bitting a step further by including helpful demonstrations and graphics showing how various bits function inside the horse’s mouth.