Milton Sweet iron Bradoon Loose rings

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Size guide
Width
110 mm
120 mm
130 mm
140 mm
Thickness
12 mm
 12 mm12 mm12 mm
Ring Size55 mm55 mm55 mm55 mm
Weight170 g175g180 g185 g

Normal in size, if you are between two sizes then choose the larger one. We recommend having the bridle 0.5-1cm larger than the bar.

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Fager Milton is recommended if you would describe your horse as the following;

  • Pulls against the contact yet reacts to increased pressure.
  • Unsteady in the contact.
  • Tosses their head and drops it below the contact.
  • Resistant to acceptance onto the bit.
  • Doesn’t instinctively seek out the contact.

Fager Milton has it all! It is an incredibly comfortable bit featuring 100% super smooth surfaces, including the joints.

Milton’s joints are designed to never press against the sides of the palate or create uneven pressure over the bars. It is an extremely comfortable bit which contours naturally around the tongue, relieving the bars from constant pressure.

The Sweet Iron material naturally oxidizes and rusts when in use.  This oxidation process creates a ‘sweet’ taste which increases and encourages salivation. If you are looking for more contact in the hand, we recommend using a Sweet Iron bit as the taste encourages the horse to actively seek the contact.

Fager mouthpiece designs are always horizontally straight – none have a big bend forward. We design them in this way to maintain the correct balance point (BP) in the mouth. When a bit creates a bigger bend forwards, the BP also moves forward, which reduces the effectiveness of the aids.

This unique design also promotes protection of the bars and the fleshy parts of the mouth from rubs and sores, even in the most sensitive horses.

N.B. The balance point remains even if it has a slight bend over the tongue = Upwards. 

Note; Milton has the same mouthpiece as Marcus. Marcus is the snaffle version = normal snaffle rings. Milton is the bradoon version = smaller rings.

  • A more connected contact
  • All bits
  • Behind the hand yet sensitive to the aids
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  • Maintain stability & consistency
  • Maintains a good contact; an uncomplicated ride
  • My horse can be anxious and drop the contact
  • My horse nods their head
  • My horse pulls against the contact
  • Pressure wounds on the bars
  • Pressure wounds on the palate
  • Pressure wounds on the tongue
  • Sweet taste
  • Wounds at the corners of the mouth
  • Wounds inside the cheeks
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