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PRONUNCIATION OF SNAFFLE BIT

snaffle bit  [ˈsnæfəl bɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SNAFFLE BIT

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Snaffle bit is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SNAFFLE BIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

snaffle bit

Snaffle bit

A snaffle bit is the most common type of bit used while riding horses. It consists of a bit mouthpiece with a ring on either side and acts with direct pressure. A bridle utilizing only a snaffle bit is often called a "snaffle bridle," particularly in the English riding disciplines. A bridle that carries two bits, a curb bit and a snaffle, or "bradoon," is called a double bridle. A snaffle is not necessarily a bit with a jointed bit mouthpiece, as is often thought. A bit is a snaffle because it creates direct pressure without leverage on the mouth. It is a bit without a shank. Therefore, a single- or double-jointed mouthpiece, though the most common designs for snaffle bits, does not make a bit a snaffle. Even a mullen mouth or a bar bit is a snaffle.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SNAFFLE BIT


ambit
ˈæmbɪt
bit
bɪt
debit
ˈdɛbɪt
exhibit
ɪɡˈzɪbɪt
gambit
ˈɡæmbɪt
gigabit
ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt
habit
ˈhæbɪt
hobbit
ˈhɒbɪt
inhabit
ɪnˈhæbɪt
inhibit
ɪnˈhɪbɪt
megabit
ˈmɛɡəˌbɪt
Nesbit
ˈnɛzbɪt
obit
ˈɒbɪt
orbit
ˈɔːbɪt
probate
ˈprəʊbɪt
prohibit
prəˈhɪbɪt
qubit
ˈkjuːbɪt
rabbit
ˈræbɪt
tidbit
ˈtɪdˌbɪt
titbit
ˈtɪtˌbɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SNAFFLE BIT

snack
snack bar
snacker
snackette
snaffle
snafu
snag
snagged
snaggier
snaggiest
snagging
snaggleteeth
snaggletooth
snaggletoothed
snaggy
snaglike
snags
snail
snail cam
snail mail

WORDS THAT END LIKE SNAFFLE BIT

a bit
bit by bit
brace and bit
centre bit
chafe at the bit
champ at the bit
countersink bit
curb bit
devil´s bit
do one´s bit
every bit
not a bit
threepenny bit
thrupenny bit

Synonyms and antonyms of snaffle bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «snaffle bit» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

snaffle位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco filete
570 millions of speakers

English

snaffle bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लगाम बिट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شكيمة قليلا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трензель немного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bridão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্নোফেল বিট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mors de filet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sedikit snaffle
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trense
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

はみビット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

재갈 비트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sithik snaffle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thả lỏng bit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Snaffle பிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साँपले बिट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kokuşmuş bit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bit filetto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwędzić trochę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трензель трохи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

snaffle bit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bit snaffle
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

trens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tränsbett
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trinsebitt
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about snaffle bit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SNAFFLE BIT»

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Ranch Roping: The Complete Guide to a Classic Cowboy Skill
McCarty reins are preferred when the snaffle bit is used, but many riders opt for roping reins or for split reins that have been crossed. In the Western tradition, snaffles are generally used with leather slobber straps that link the McCarty and the ...
Buck Brannaman, 2009
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Lyons on Horses
The First Saddling THE FIRST BRIDLING I use a full-cheek snaffle bit with my horses. This bit has no shank and doesn't need a curb chain, and that makes it easier to put in the horse's mouth the first time. Use an average size, broken ( jointed) ...
John Lyons, 2010
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The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment, C.1150-c.1450
... who illustrated a French translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1358) between 1430 and 1440 included a mule, ridden by a high church dignitary, with a snaffle bit alongside a horse with a double-reined curb bit (Pognon 1978, 71) ...
John Clark, 2004
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Backyard Horsekeeping: The Only Guide You'll Ever Need
Quarter Horses between the ages of two and five can show in certain classes wearing either a snaffle bit or a hackamore. No curbs. But more and more Western riders are using snaffles outside the show ring for the same reason English riders ...
Joan Fry, 2007
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The Revolution in Horsemanship: And what it Means to Mankind
TYPES OF BITS There are two primary categories of bits, the snaffle bit and the curb bit. The snaffle bit transmits the rider's signals without magnifying them. It is designed for two-handed riding, and, because the mouthpiece is usually jointed ...
Robert M. Miller, Richard A. Lamb, 2005
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Horses, 3rd Edition: A Guide to Selection, Care, and Enjoyment
Western riders use curb bits that have many variations, whereas English riders use kimblewicks (commonly called "kimberwickes"), curbs, and pelhams. The snaffle bit comes in a variety of forms (Figure 11-14) and is used for many purposes.
J. Warren Evans, 2000
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Choosing the Right Bit for Your Horse: Storey's Country ...
A single-jointed snaffle bit is fairly harsh and creates a nutcracker action; that is, as rein pressure increases, the bit “folds” at the center joint, and the horse's lower jaw is pinched by the sides of the bit. A double-jointed snaffle bit has a central ...
Jessica Jahiel, 2001
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Riding: Ride with Confidence, Safety, and Good Form Right ...
There are two reins on each side of the bit, the upper of which is called the snaffle rein (not to be confused with a snaffle bit) and the lower of which is called the curb rein. The snaffle rein is the milder of the two and works more or less as a ...
Kate Delano-Condax Decker, 2007
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The USDF Guide to Dressage: The Official Guide of the United ...
The rings of a snaffle bit serve as attachment points for the cheekpieces and the reins. They also prevent the bit from sliding or being pulled through the horse's mouth. The loose ring, as shown in the illustration, is presently the most common  ...
Jennifer O. Bryant, 2012
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Jump With Joy: Positive Coaching for Horse and Rider
The rings of a snaffle bit can be eggbutt, D-ring, full-cheek, or loose-ring. A loose- ring snaffle is a good bit for flatwork (and a favorite of dressage riders) because it transmits small vibrations from the fingers to the horse's mouth, to more ...
Sarah Blanchard, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SNAFFLE BIT»

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Baxter Black: Holding the Snaffle Bit Futurity
Have you ever been drivin' a set of pasture cattle down the lane? Then you notice them stringin' out longer and longer, driftin' over into the ditches along the side ... «Deming Headlight, Jul 15»
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Researchers probe bit-related injuries in racehorses and polo ponies
racing-general-Glasgow-release Racehorses with snaffle bits suffered worse mouth trauma than polo ponies in gag bits, which are generally considered more ... «Horsetalk, Apr 15»
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Gucci's snaffle: the mark of a thoroughbred
Ever since Guccio Gucci opened his first atelier in Florence in 1921, supplying local horsemen with beautifully crafted leather goods, the snaffle bit has been an ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
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Types of Horse Bits
On a snaffle bit, the rein attaches directly to the mouthpiece. The bit acts with a nutcracker action (provided it is jointed) on the bars of the mouth (the area of gum ... «Practical Horseman Magazine, Feb 15»
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Gerry Frank's picks: Casual dining options in Newport and John Day
The Snaffle Bit Dinner House (830 S. Canyon Boulevard, John Day; 541-575-2426) declares "where there's smoke there's fire and where there's fire, there's ... «The Oregonian - OregonLive.com, Oct 14»
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Cutting loose at tough riding test
GROUNDBREAKER: Fiona Brown on Ruby Boon during the Snaffle Bit event at Hawthorne Park on Sunday. PHOTO: JOJO NEWBY ... «Clarence Valley Daily Examiner, Oct 14»
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Find the Right Bit for Your Horse
Head-tossing, tongue flipping over the bit, bracing, running through the bit, gaping ... A single-jointed snaffle bit provides excellent lateral communication and ... «HorseChannel.com, Oct 14»
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Down the Fence
Down the Fence takes a behind-the-scenes look at the horses and people that make reined cow horse events tick, and the journey to the Snaffle Bit Futurity. «WesternHorseman.com, Oct 14»
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Western Sports Round-up: Snaffle Bit Futurity
(RFD-TV) Western Sports Round-Up begins with continued coverage of the National Reined Cowhorse Association's biggest event of the year- the Snaffle Bit ... «RFD-TV, Oct 14»
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How Competing in a Horse Show Gives Disabled Veterans a Sense …
... Okla. fairgrounds to show off everything they know about horsemanship for a panel of judges at the National Snaffle Bit Association's World Championship. «NationSwell, Sep 14»

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