The shorter shank and slight gag makes the Tender Touch an excellent transition or intermediary bit. It can also be used in competitive events providing the horse is balanced and responsive to the rider's cues. Adjust to neutral position of one wrinkle, two fingers between the curb and chin. This bit is designed to apply pressure at the corners of the lip, across the tongue, on the bars and at the curb. 754
Tapered wedge closed cell foam. Use to fill the small gap or space behind the horses shoulder and under the front of the saddle. Shims are recommended in order to support, adjust for a better fit, or promote a more level fit. Place shims just under the front of the saddle and on top of the saddle pad as needed. Package of two.
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.