Western Shank Snaffle and Curb Bits

Western Curb Bits and Shank Snaffle Bits in Basic and Decorative Styles

Western shank snaffle bits and curb bits can help control your horse better, both on the ranch and in the ring. Browse our collection of Western horse bits for the most effective designs combined with good looks and quality materials.

Types of Western Horse Bits

Whether you're training a green horse or fine tuning a performance horse for the show, a shank bit from our collection may improve your connection. Western shank snaffle bits and curb bits put pressure on the horse's mouth to give you just the right amount of control. You'll also find decorative Western curb bits to perfect your show look in the ring with contrasting metal combinations and scrolled or studded details.

Top Brands of Western Curb Bits and Shank Snaffle Bits

Shop your favorite brand names among our Western horse bits and try them out risk-free with Mary's Bit Rental Program. You will get a full week of using any of our Western metal mouthed shank snaffle bits or curb bits with your horses. If it's not a great fit, return it for a refund of the purchase price. Whether you're a fan of Tom Balding's handmade bits or top-quality shank bits from Myler, Reinsman, Bob Avila or other reliable brands, you'll find them in stock and ready to ship fast from Mary's Tack and Feed.

The Best Place for Western and English Saddles and Tack

Find all your Western horse bits, English saddles and other tack at Mary's Tack and Feed. We've been serving the Southern California equestrian community for over 50 years at our brick-and-mortar location, and we're proud to extend that service to the entire country with our online store. Whether you're just starting out on your horseback journey, you're a seasoned show circuit performer or you've got a horse-loving family member you want to encourage, we've got the barn essentials, pet supplies, gifts and more to meet your needs.