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The Waterford bit is composed of many different links making it hard for the horse to take a hold or lean. Waterford mouth bits should be used under supervision or by experienced riders. Mouthpiece thickness: 18mm. Cheek height: 65mm.
Plaited leather for distinctive style with an elegant twist. This beautifully finished leather dog lead features a swivel trigger clip to stop the lead becoming twisted. Flat leather handle, brass buckle and D-ring, Digby & Fox tag. Length: 110cm. Matching collar available.
A functional bit at an affordable price, the Shires Lozenge Blue Alloy Hunter D Bit is a great option for schooling as well as competition and is a must-have for your tack room. The traditional D-ring cheek piece gives this bit a classic finish suitable for a variety of disciplines.
The three-piece mouthpiece prevents the "nutcracker" action of single-jointed mouthpieces, and instead applies moderate tongue pressure in a more even manner across the tongue, bars and lips when reins are engaged. With the addition of sweet iron, this bit encourages salivation and provides a pleasant taste.
Please Note: The rusting (oxidation) process will change the blue surface of the bit to a brownish orange/grey color. This is natural, and can be removed by simply wiping with a damp cloth. If the bit will be used infrequently, oxidation between use can be minimized by application of baking soda paste on the mouth and wiping clean after each use.
Fabric Guide: Stainless steel is the most common material for bits. Durable, easy to clean, tasteless and it does not rust. Copper is used in the mouthpiece to create warmth and encourage salivation to keep the mouth soft.
Fabric Guide Stainless steel is the most common material for bits. Durable, easy to clean, tasteless and it does not rust. Rubber covered bits generally have thicker mouths, making them softer and particularly suited to sensitive mouths. Available as mild, flexible rubber or treated with heat to product a harder rubber which has a slightly stronger action. It is important that the horse salivates effectively using rubber mouthpiece bits.
Composition: Stainless steel, sweet iron mouthpiece
Fabric Guide: Stainless steel is the most common material for bits. Durable, easy to clean, tasteless and it does not rust. Sweet iron mouthpieces are designed to oxidize to produce a sweet taste which helps with mouthing. Copper ribs and inserts will encourage mouthing but also ensure the horse will not take up too much of a contact, ideal for horses that can take a hold.