- A baby pelham is a bit with a curb chain and short shanks, which gives pressure behind the ears and creates leverage.
- A short-shanked pelham is also called baby pelham, and a long-shanked pelham is a common pelham.
- The length of the shanks and the chin strap or curb chain determine the strength of the impact.
The longer the shanks, the sharper the effect.
- A pelham can be used with 2 reins; The one rein on the top ring for a soft grip
and the other rein on the bottom ring for pelham leverage.
- You can also use one rein by means of a connecting strap (Bridge), to which the rein is attached.
- The use of a pelham makes it easier to set a horse deeply and is often used with stronger horses.
- The pelham is not suitable for inexperienced riders or horses, this bit can work quite strongly.
Copper & Cherry Roller
- The mouthpiece of this bit features a series of rollers that encourage the horse to play with the bit, creating relaxation in the jaws.
- The movement of these rollers promote the production of saliva, which makes it easier to accept the bit and the horse is less suitable for grabbing the bit.
- Due to the more rounded shape of the mouthpiece, a cherry roller has a friendlier effect than the Magenis bit.
Each side of this bit can move independently of each other, giving the rider the ability to give specific directions.