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
Pineapple knot tiedown hobble keeps the tiedown strap out of the way for safety of horse and rider. Attaches to the breast collar center ring and provides a convenient loop to run the tiedown strap through when attaching to the cinch.