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Bit functionality is important, but understanding how to use tools like chin straps will help you to better use the bit you've selected. Chain chin straps are common in barrel racing, but are they what you should be using?
Is a big, scary bit actually more severe than a smooth Oring? Troy explains why bit severity actually depends on the rider.
Troy Flaharty breaks down his bits and simplifies the functionality of the cheek pieces. With varying weights, lengths, and sizes, Troy explains the scenarios when you might use each.
Shali Lord shows us a few of her favorite bits for barrel racing and explains how they work.