Flanigan's
Bill Freeman Bits

Superior craftsmanship at an affordable price.
100% Made in the USA.
Bill Freeman Bits are aluminum shank with a standard 5” wide Eversweet
TM mouthpiece. This mouthpiece uses an alloy that is blended with copper making the
EversweetTM an excellent alternative to sweet iron. 
Custom widths are available on special order request. 

#BF1- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “SNAFFLE” MOUTH BIT- $145.00
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF2- FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “MULLEN” MOUTH BIT- $145.00
AKA - “sweet water” mouthpiece. 
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF3- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK,
“LOW” PORT BIT
- $185.00 

Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF4- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “HIGH” PORT BIT - $185.00 
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF5- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “LOW WRANGLER” PORT BIT-  $185.00   
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF6- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “HIGH WRANGLER” PORT BIT- $185.00   
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF7 - BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “CORRECTION” BIT- $210.00 
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.

#BF8- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “CORRECTION WITH KNOBS” BIT- $235.00
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.

#BF9- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “CORRECTION WITH SPOON” BIT- $235.00
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.
#BF10- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL SHANK, “MUSHROOM” BIT- $185.00
Specify 6-1/2 “short shank or 7-1/2” regular shank.

#BF11- BILL FREEMAN CALVARY SHANK, “CORRECTION” BIT- $205.00 
Specify 6-1/2" short shank or 8” regular shank.

#BF26- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL 8” SHANK, “HIGH WRANGLER” BIT- $175.00  

#BF20- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL 8” SHANK, “MUSHROON” BIT- $175.00  

#BF27- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL 8” SHANK, “CORRECTION” BIT- $180.00  

#BF28- BILL FREEMAN SWIVEL 8” SHANK, “CORRECTION WITH KNOBS” BIT-
$235.00  

 

#BF31- BILL FREEMAN GRAZER SHANK,
“PRONG WITH KNOBS” PORT BIT
-$210.00 

6-1/2” short shank.

#BF30- BILL FREEMAN GRAZER SHANK, “PRONG” PORT BIT- $195.00
6-1/2” short shank.
Flanigan's Correction Bits
These are our two most popular correction bits, great quality at a great price!
Standard size mounth 5".
One year warranty with proof of purchase

#FC1- FLANIGAN REGULAR SHANK
“CORRECTION” BIT
- $69.00

7” shank.
One year warranty with proof of purchase.

#FC2- FLANIGAN SHORT SHANK
“CORRECTION” BIT
- $69.00 

6” shank.
One year warranty with proof of purchase.

#B40- ANTIQUE SPOON MOUTH WITH
ROLLERS, BIT- $79.00

One of our most popular loose shank bits.  5” wide, 2” Spoon mouth with copper roller and barrels.  8” engraved silver loose cheek.
#B41- ANTIQUE CATHEDRAL
HIGH PORT BIT- $79.00

Loose shank bit good for older, more mature horses- 5” wide, 2 ½” Cathedral port with copper barrels. 
8” engraved silver loose cheek.
#B50- ANTIQUE MEDIUM PORT
STIFF SHANK BIT- $110.00

Beautiful silver floral design on an antique finished 6 ¾”shank.  The 2” medium port copper bar 5” mouthpiece offers moderate tongue relief.
#B51- ANTIQUE HIGH PORT
STIFF SHANK BIT- $120.00

Great looking silver bar design on an antique finish 8” shank.  The 2 1/2” port 5” mouthpiece offers moderate tongue relief.  Similar to the old “27” mouth.  This would be a good bit for working with older, more mature horse.  Specify - with or without the roller.
#B52- STIFF SHANK, FAT BAR BIT-$125.00
This is one of the cutters favorite- The port 3/8" in diameter, 1-3/4" tall by 1-1/4" wide. The "Fat Bars" 5/8" diameter distribute the pressure in a kind way. The shank is an 8" stiff shank.
#B53- STIFF SHANK, WIDE PORT- $125.00
This wide port bit offers a great deal of tongue relief, with an 8" stiff shank. The Mouth Piece is 5/8" in diameter at the bars (fat bars) and has a 3/8" diameter port. The port is 2" high and 1-5/8" wide. A bit most horses will like.
#B54- STIFF SHANK, TALL SPOON BIT-$125.00
The "Flat Spoon" Port 1-7/8" tall and 5/8" wide. This bit offering no tongue relief. The 8" stiff shank and tall port lends itself to a great deal of control.
#B55- STIFF SHANK, CATHEDRAL BIT-$125.00
This is another cutters favorite- Tall cathedral port is 3" tall with 3/8" bars. This bit offers tongue relief with a great deal of control with the tall port and the 8" stiff shank.

Flanigan’s Argentine Snaffle Bits
Handmade, great quality at an affordable price.  The Argentine Snaffle is a good transition bit or the everyday riding bit for just about any horse. 
Full 5” mouth and 6” swivel shank. 
We offer this bit in three popular mouthpiece styles …

100% Made in the USA

#B60- FLANIGAN ARGENTINE STANDARD SNAFFLE MOUTH BIT- $85.00
3/8” tapered diameter mouth piece at the shank then tapers to 1/4” toward the center of the bit.

#B61- FLANIGAN ARGENTINE TWISTED WIRE SNAFFLE MOUTH BIT- $85.00
5/16” diameter mouthpiece.  May only be necessary to ride in this Argentine Snaffle bit for a short time,
to achieve a lighter feel.

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#B62- FLANIGAN ARGENTINE CORK SCREW SNAFFLE MOUTH BIT- $99.00
The most aggressive Argentine Snaffle bit.  3/8” diameter very coarse surface mouthpiece. 
FOR ONLY THE EXPERIENCED HORSE PERSON.
Flanigan's Snaffle Bits
Sweet Iron Snaffles are 5+" wide and custom built with heavy rings for better feel!

#S1- BASIC HEAVY RING SNAFFLE BIT- $45.00
Legal size for the show arena, 3/8” diameter.
Great snaffle, must have!  

#S2S- FLANIGAN STRAIGHT MOUTH TAPERED SNAFFLE BIT- $78.00
This snaffle has a straight mouth piece 3/8" diameter at the rings then tappers to 1/4" towards the center of the bit. This offers a great feel with just the right aggressiveness when needed. Show Legal in most Associations.

#S3- STRAIGHT MOUTH SNAFFLE BIT- $60.00 
3/8”  diameter show legal straight mouthpiece.  The “antique finished” heavy rings give this bit a good look and a great feel.

#S2C- FLANIGAN CURVED MOUTH TAPERED SNAFFLE BIT- $78.00
This snaffle has a curved mouth piece 3/8" diameter at the rings then tappers to 1/4" towards the center of the bit. This offers a great feel with just the right aggressiveness when needed. Show Legal in most Associations.

#S4- SCRUB BOARD SNAFFLE BIT- $65.00 
7/16” diameter mouthpiece with copper bumps added to the mouthpiece, to add just the right amount of coarseness to keep a horse with a light feel, but not resent the feel of the snaffle. 

#S5- HALF AND HALF SNAFFLE BIT- $55.00
Smooth at the bars and twisted in the center. Just the right twisted taper to gain a lighter feel.

#S6 - THIN SMOOTH SNAFFLE BIT- $65.00 
1/4” diameter mouth piece, comfortable to pack but small enough to soften the mouth.

#S7- FLANIGAN SLOW TWISTED WIRE SNAFFLE BIT- $60.00 
Slow twist for a milder feel and less aggressive than a regular twisted wire.    

#S8- LARGE TWISTED WIRE SNAFFLE BIT- $55.00 
7/16”  diameter mouthpiece.  More aggressive than a smooth snaffle or the standard twisted wire snaffle bit.

#S9- MEDIUM RING
TWISTED WIRE SNAFFLE BIT
- $55.00 

5/16” diameter mouthpiece.  May only be necessary to ride in this snaffle bit for a short time, to achieve a lighter feel.

#S13- FINE TWISTED WIRE SNAFFLE BIT- $55.00 
Very fine 1/8” diameter twisted wire mouthpiece, also known as a piano wire.  For the experienced horse person.

#S14- CORK SCREW SNAFFLE BIT- $90.00    
The most aggressive snaffle bit. 3/8” diameter very coarse surface mouthpiece. 
FOR ONLY THE EXPERIENCED HORSE PERSON.

Flanigan's Curb Straps

#C1- TIE ON CURB STRAP- $5.00 
The cutters choice, AKA - “dog chain” curb strap.

#CS2- SINGLE CHAIN CURB STRAP- $8.00 
The basic curb for any type of horse activity.

#CS3- FLAT CHAIN CURB STRAP- $8.00 
In some Associations a legal chain curb. 
AKA - “English” chain curb strap.

#CS4- 3-LINK SINGLE CHAIN CURB STRAP- $8.00 
Need a short curb strap, this is the one!  3-links make it shorter for the smaller horse.

 

#CS5- TRIPLE THICK CURB STRAP- $15.00  
Stitched harness leather, triple thickness for the quick response.  Show pen legal with most Associations.  

 

#CS6- HARNESS LEATHER
SNAFFLE BIT CURB STRAP
- $6.00
 
Appropriate for snaffle bits.

 

#CS- NYLON SNAFFLE BIT CURB STRAP- $5.00
Appropriate for snaffle bits.

#BH1- BIT BOBBLE- $19.00 
Latigo leather with rawhide loops and a button to fasten.