AMERICAN GAG

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About American Gags

The American “Gag” has been an addition to the UK tack room for over forty years. With its origins in the American Tennessee walking horse disciplines, it has been used for horses in fast work.

A true Gag bit, now more commonly referred to for greater clarity as a Running Gag, will be fitted onto specially modified bridle cheeks that allow the bit to slide upwards upon them with a strong lifting action.

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A11: Arch Serated Mouth
A11: Arch Serated Mouth

Arch Serated Mouth

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A12: Copper Cherry Roller
A12: Copper Cherry Roller

Copper Cherry Roller

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A13: Copper Magenis
A13: Copper Magenis

Copper Magenis

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A14: Copper Roller D Type
A14: Copper Roller D Type

Copper Roller D Type

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A15: Copper Waterford
A15: Copper Waterford

Copper Waterford

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A16: Egglink
A16: Egglink

Egglink

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A17: Jointed
A17: Jointed

Jointed

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A18: Medium Port
A18: Medium Port

Medium Port

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A19: Slow Twist
A19: Slow Twist

Slow Twist

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A20: Solid Spinner
A20: Solid Spinner

Solid Spinner

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A21: Standard Port
A21: Standard Port

Standard Port

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A22: STST Waterford
A22: STST Waterford

STST Waterford

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A23: Thick Lozenge
A23: Thick Lozenge

Thick Lozenge

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A24: T.T. Iron & Copper Roller
A24: T.T. Iron & Copper Roller

T.T. Iron & Copper Roller

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A25: Vulcanite Jointed
A25: Vulcanite Jointed

Vulcanite Jointed

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A26: Vulcanite Mullen
A26: Vulcanite Mullen

Rubber Mullen

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A27: Twist Wire
A27: Twist Wire

Twist Wire

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Find What You’re Looking For

COMMON QUERIES

WHAT IF I REQUIRE A VARIATION WHICH ISN'T SHOW IN THE GALLERY?  

If you need a variation not shown on the product pages, we still may be able to make it,  so please don't hesitate to contact us using the contact us pages shown at the top of any page.

WHICH PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

We accept many of the major payment methods, such as; Visa, Mastarcard and recently PayPal. 

HOW ARE YOUR AMERICAN GAG BITS MEASURED?

Our American Gags can be fitted with a variety of different mouth pieces. Single jointed or double jointed, rollers and spinners. We can only show a sample of what we can make so if you don't see what you are looking for please contact us - we could make it for you. Please see the diagram to the right that shows how we measure our American Gags. You can choose the width or the cheek length from the options when ordering the bit. Please note that we define the cheek of the American Gag as from the top to the bottom as shown and it is 8.5" as standard.

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