The top five bits that won world titles from 2000 to 2021:
1. Petska Chain Bit
From 2000 to 2021, the No. 1 bit that has won the world is the Petska Chain Bit, helping Speed Williams to five gold buckles from 2000 to 2004, Matt Sherwood to one in 2008, Nick Sartain to his in 2009 and Turtle Powell to his in 2011. Kaleb Driggers rode a Petska chain to win gold in 2021, too.
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2. Petska Chain Port
Since 2000, seven world titles were won aboard horses with a Petska Chain Port in their mouths—Patrick Smith in 2005, Randon Adams in 2008, Kollin VonAhn in 2009 and 2015, Jhett Johnson in 2011, Jade Corkill in 2012, Levi Simpson in 2016 and Paul Eaves in 2020.
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3. The Perfect Bit
The Perfect Bit is perfect enough to have won the world seven times, as well. Speed Williams used the Perfect Bit (as well as the Petska Chain) to win the world on his horse, Viper, from 2000 to 2004. Sherwood won the world in 2006 with a long-shanked Perfect Bit on his great horse Nicky, and Chad Masters rode a Perfect Bit on his bay, Cody, with a snaffle mouthpiece and medium shanks.
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Mylers won three gold buckles, including Corkill’s 2013 and 2014 titles on Switchblade and Wesley Thorp’s 2019 world championship on his brown gelding, Lexus.
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There’s something about a collectible, hard-to-find Klapper. Rich Skelton, who won the world in 2000 through 2004 on his horse Roany, rode a Klapper Correction. The King of the Cowboys, Trevor Brazile, rode a Klapper 122 in 2010 on Sport.
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