The gag bit is designed to allow the mouthpiece to slide on a shank, rope or cable. A gag bit is used for lateral leverage and does not apply pressure to the bars of the horse’s mouth. It is most often used in barrel racing to elevate a horse in a turn. In general, gag bits are designed to work without a curb chain to not restrict the draw action. Although some cheeks are designed to work with a curb, these bits have a restricted slide area.
⅜” Lariat Crown Draw Gag Bridle Draw gag bits are the most effective in teaching flex, bend, and good headset. These bits are used with many types of headstall. Most are either too soft or too stiff to have any feel for the … Continued