Modified 2090 Silver Bit with Initials

Frank always works with his customers to personalize their bits.  As a result, now the Modified 2090 Silver Bit is available with initials. The Modified 2090 echoes the style of the Vaquero Tradition – every bit is a work of art. Its form and function is specifically designed for the Arabian Pleasure Horse. Details such as palette pressure can… Continue reading Modified 2090 Silver Bit with Initials

Region 5 Arabian Horse Convention Presentation by Frank Principe, Silversmith

Frank Principe presented at the Region 5 Arabian Horse Convention in Seattle, Washington on Jan. 7, 2001.  Below is his presentation transcribed: Today I am going to speak on the history, function and application of our modern day western bits. HISTORY: The western bit we use today on the Arabian horse is of the old Californian… Continue reading Region 5 Arabian Horse Convention Presentation by Frank Principe, Silversmith