Full Cheek Leather Bit
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Full Cheek Leather Bit - a leather bit with full cheeks perfect for sensitive mouthed horses that require steering guidance.
Mode of Action:
Eggbut, D-Ring- & Full Cheek act like snaffles, they only act on rein tension - over the tongue on the lower jaw. The rein aids are transmitted more directly than with snaffle bits. The movements of restless or inexperienced rider hands are not cushioned, but passed on directly.
Since the mouthpiece is firmly attached to the ring, it lies particularly quietly in the horse's mouth. The soft transitions to the side parts make these bits particularly gentle on the muzzle. In addition, there is an additional lateral support due to the contact surface of the side parts, which, for example, makes it easier to ride turns and the limitation on the outer rein (safe rein aid). The following applies: the larger the contact area between the side part and the lip, the greater the lateral impact.
These bits are particularly suitable for horses with sensitive corners of the mouth, for horses that tend to break out over the shoulder (e.g. when turning away or when approaching jumps) or for horses that have a very restless mouth and the mouthpiece of a ring bit "playing" too much.
The leather bits are a remarkable appearance in the TRUST Collection. The core is made from reinforced nylon. The leather, which is hand-sewn around the core, is naturally tanned without chemicals. Saliva formation makes the leather softer and therefore more pleasant for the horse. The flexible effect in combination with the taste of the leather makes the bit extremely suitable for horses with a sensitive mouth. In addition, we notice that mares like the taste of the leather and therefore accept the bit well.
Tip: The leather bit is easy to keep flexible by regularly smearing it with some olive oil.
Note: make sure that the stitching points to the outside, towards the opening of the mouth.
Sizes: 11.5cm, 12.5cm, 13.5cm or 14.5cm