Demi anky loose ring
Although single jointed, this bit is ergonomically designed to eradicate
the nutcracker action and consequent problems that the traditional
straight-armed single jointed snaffle often causes. The cleverly curved
mouthpiece prevents it from moving too far forwards in the mouth
reducing pressure on the thinner more sensitive part of the tongue. It
sweeps slightly away from the corner of the lip to lessen any chance of
rubbing and the curvature down towards the bars achieves a gentle more
even weight bearing surface. This design is very beneficial for horses
that back off or only offer an intermittent contact or for the very rare
occasion when a horse does not find a lozenge comfortable.
14mm DL, with 70mm , available in sizes, 5 1/2″.
The Neue Schule Salox is Neue Schules unique composition – This is a warmer softer metal with a very high copper content and Neue Schule additive to maximise on oxidation (Nickel Free). This promotes salivation, mouthing, acceptance and harmony. Many horses that have previously only been bittable in rubber or nylon have proven extremely comfortable in the Neue Schule Salox. All bits in the Neue Schule Collection have high density stainless steel rings, cheeks, etc., for appearance and durability.
The Action of the Loose Ring
The most popular – the loose ring has much more movement and play than a fixed butt or cheek. It discourages fixing, blocking and leaning and encourages mouthing. It allows the mouthpiece more movement so that it may follow the angle of the tongue because the angle of the poll and the horses overall outline changes through different work etc..