Myler Bits

All horses are different in their anatomy, disposition and behaviour, and their understanding changes as they develop through their training.  It therefore makes no sense to “shoehorn” a horse into a particular bit just because the rider is familiar with it, or is pleased with how it has worked on other horses.

Communication is a two-way process, but horses and humans have very different approaches to it.   Humans have almost too many means of communication at their disposal and often struggle to use them in a clear and consistent way.  Horses, on the other hand, can communicate with us only in two fundamental ways:  relaxing or resisting.  Achieving a real partnership between horse and rider depends on effective communication and is the mark of a true horseman.

The Myler System provides a humane; logical; and effective approach to bitting: