The Iron Worker Mouthpiece from Tom Balding

Tom Balding just introduced a new line of snaffle mouthpieces called the Iron Worker. Available in 5/8″, ½” and 3/8″ diameters, the mouthpiece is designed to not be as aggressive as a twist, but yet remain effective for lightening a horse up.

Balding’s experience, paired with close consultation with the nation’s leading trainers and competitors, makes Tom Balding Bits and Spurs among the most sought-after in the world. His pieces are known for their precision and flawless finishing. Built to stand up to the test of true cowboy work, yet beautiful enough to be featured in museums and art galleries, including the Smithsonian. Tom is one of the few bit and spur makers who still crafts everything by hand, start to finish, in the USA. Tom’s motto: “The worth of a piece should be reckoned by the skill expended upon its design and manufacture rather than by the opulence of its materials.”

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