This shank is designed for the stronger horse who still needs the flexibility of the gag cheek. The longer shank and gag action provides more poll pressure which encourages greater flexion and gives you more control.
The traditional snaffle has a slightly curved mouthpiece so it is easy for a horse to carry and is comfortable. This mouthpiece will apply even pressure to the corners of a horse’s mouth.
This little bit is deceiving. While it does not have a lot of whoa, it works well on horses that have a lot of natural rate. Has a good deal of lift and a lot of flex. Used by a good many Barrel Racers in competition. It is a good bit for slow work and training. 964
Small Chain Mouth
3" Cheeks 5 1/2" Mouth
The unique design of this bit offers direct control similar to a ring snaffle, while offering the additional control of curb pressure. This bit can serve as a training snaffle or as a transition bit. This bit can serve as a training snaffle or as a transition bit for a horse that is ready to move along in the bitting process. Use with a leather or chain curb strap.