Ride and Drive Harness Makers - Horne Surrey
DRIVING BITS

Liverpool Bits

(Prices as of 1st August 2018)

The Liverpool is the most common bit used for carriage driving. All our Liverpool Bits are supplied with a curb chain - some have been omitted from the photographs below for clarity. All the bits shown on this page are made in England.

Most of the bits shown in the photographs are 5.1/2", as this is the most popular size, for other widths the overall proportions of the bits will differ. Please note that not all mouthpieces are available in smaller sizes. Bits up to 4.3/4" are normally supplied with pony size cheeks, 5" to 6" have medium cheeks and over 6" have large cheeks. Click here to see the comparision between pony and medium cheeks

Description4", 4.1/4",
4.1/2", 4.3/4"
5", 5.1/4", 5.1/2" 5.3/4", 6" over 6"
Straight bar Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with straight bar mouth
(2 slot cheeks)
64.50
69.50
69.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool Bit with straight bar mouth
(3 slot cheeks)
-
69.50
69.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool Bit with mullen mouth
66.50
71.50
71.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool Bit with low port
66.50
71.50
71.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool Bit with medium port
66.50
71.50
71.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool Bit with rubber (not flexible) or vulcanite mouth
71.50
76.50
76.50
p.o.a.
Copper Mouth Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with copper mouth - the copper mouthpiece encourages the horse or pony to salivate, helping to keep the mouth moist. Available as either straight bar or mullen mouth.
71.50
76.50
76.50
p.o.a.
Jointed mouth Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with jointed mouth
66.50
71.50
71.50
p.o.a.
French link Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with french link mouth
(from 4.1/2")
68.50
73.50
73.50
p.o.a.
link Mouth Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with continental link mouth
(from 4.1/2")
68.50
73.50
73.50
p.o.a.
Arch Mouth Liverpool
Liverpool Bit with arch mouth
69.50
74.50
74.50
p.o.a.
For fixed cheeks please add the following to the cost of the bit
10.00
10.00
10.00
p.o.a.
For a bottom bar add the following to the cost of the bit
15.00
15.00
15.00
p.o.a.
Bottom Bar Liverpools
Straight Bar Liverpool with bottom bar

(Please note that price is for one bit only)
76.50
81.50
81.50
p.o.a.

SWEET IRON MOUTHPIECES

Liverpool - Sweet Iron mouth
Liverpool Bit with sweet iron straight bar mouth. As the mouthpiece oxidises it produces a sweet taste in the horses mouth thereby encouraging mouthing of the bit.
67.50
72.50
72.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool - Sweet Iron mullen mouth
Liverpool Bit with sweet iron mullen mouth.
69.50
74.50
74.50
p.o.a.
Liverpool - Sweet Iron medium port mouth
Liverpool Bit with sweet iron medium port mouth.
69.50
74.50
74.50
p.o.a.

Other mouthpieces - Ask for details. Please note that bits supplied may differ slightly from those pictured above.