- A loose ring snaffle is a basic bit with loose movable bit rings and is therefore quite loose in the mouth.
- Depending on the type, thickness and material, a loose ring snaffle gets a sharper or softer effect.
- It is important that the loose ring is not too narrow, otherwise a skin from the corners of the mouth can get in between.
If your horse does have problems with this, you can use rubber bit rings if necessary.
- A loose ring snaffle is a good basic bit, suitable for many horses and riders.
- The waterford mouthpiece consists of a series of rounded links that flexibly conform to the horse's mouth, creating an even pressure distribution.
- The Waterford mouthpiece is movable in all directions making it difficult for the horse to grasp the bit.
- A Waterford mouthpiece is not suitable for inexperienced riders, with a soft hand this mouthpiece is friendly but with a hard hand the bit can be sharp.
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.
Locked - Magic System
- Locked bits resemble a jointed bit, but cannot hinge as much and lock with a lot of rein pressure, turning the bit into a straight bit.
- A locked bit acts with a lot of rein pressure as a straight bit and with little rein pressure as a single jointed bit.
- Locked bits are suitable for horses that run through the hand and are not suitable for an inexperienced rider.