be distinguished from other double-jointed loose ring snaffles.However, it is a correction or training bit which locks at a certain angle and thus becomes a straight bar.
The bit lies very well in the mouth when the horse is working properly.
When the horse opposes the riders hand the more intensive rigid effect
This bit lies quietly in the horses mouth as the cheeks prevent the bit
from being pulled through and therefore avoids inconvenient pressure on
the back teeth. The mouthpiece remains in the correct central position
of the tongue ensuring the rein aids work perfectly in the horses
The cheeks are most helpful with turning aids especially with young
horses. The gentle pressure against the face on the outside of the turn
supports the riders aid making turns much easier for the horse to
understand and for the rider to carry out.