The gag snaffle encourages the horse to raise its head. It is often used on horses that run behind the bit. When taking the reins, the mouthpiece slides up and the horse gets pressure in the corners of the mouth and at the back of the neck. The bit can be used with one or two reins or with pelham straps. In most cases, the bit is used with two reins, one rein is normally attached to the bit and the other rein to one of the lower rings or the end of the retrieval straps. This way, the rider can only use the retrieval action when it is really necessary. This bit is not suitable for inexperienced riders.
The double-broken bit has two pivot points, is shaped more to the mouth, and is a bit looser in the mouth. This bit works on the tongue, the layers, and the corners of the mouth. Be careful with narrow lower jaws, the hinge points can then press on the layers, which can cause wounds. Compared to a single broken bit, this bit has more effect on the tongue. A double-broken mouthpiece is a standard mouthpiece.
The Sweet Iron bits are made of steel and have a recognizable blue color. Sweet Iron develops surface rust through contact with (air) moisture that tastes sweet and stimulates the horse's saliva production naturally. This will cause the horse to foam more, which ensures better acceptance of the bit. This rusting process (oxidation) changes the blue color of the TRUST bits to brown-gray.
**Due to the contagious nature of the equine disease EHV 1 and per biosecurity measure guidelines suggested by the American Association of Equine Practitioners, The Farm House will no longer accept any returns on bits or bit accessories.**
**No warranty or service is valid when delivered outside of European Union.
Previous SKU information:
05000646 - 12.5cm
05000647 - 13.5cm
05000648 - 14.5cm
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