This bit was designed for practice and slow work. The chain mouthpiece prevents a horse from bracing on the bit but allows control. The Extended Gag Feature offers bend and flexion of the poll. If you ride with a combination bit, this is a good alternative to practice in. By doing this, it helps maintain the effectiveness of your combination bit. This bit comes with a chain curb but can be used with a nylon string curb as an option. With a string curb you will have more bend but less whoa.
the long shank.
9″ Cheeks 5″ MouthChain Mouthpiece-Chain Curb-Long Shank. This bit is selected by Ty Mitchell and Martha Josey for practice and slow work. Brown iron chain mouth prevents the horse from bracing on the bit. Gag action for bend and flex with long shanks for whoa.Moving from Direct Reining to Neck Reining? Stage B is all about transition, with the introduction of leverage and curb pressure. Short Shanked bits and Half-Gags comprise Stage B.