Sweet Iron Waterford Short Shank Hackabit
TRU_05001506Regular price $362.50
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A Hackamore Combi applies pressure to the horse's nose and chin as well as across their tongue. The mouthpiece is adjustable a 8 cm section of the shank.
It is very important that the noseband of the hackamore is placed correctly. The rubber nose piece of the Hackamore Combi should sit slightly above the area where the nasal bone ends and the cartilage begins. The hackamore is not suitable for inexperienced riders or horses.
Mouth Piece Diameter: 1.6cm
Shank Length: 3.8 cm
Sweet iron will rust when it comes into contact with (air) humidity; the surface rust tastes sweet and naturally stimulates the saliva production. This will cause the horse to salivate more which in turn encourages better acceptance of the bit. The rusting process (oxidation) changes the blue colour of the TRUST-bit to a brownish-grey.
If a sweet iron bit is not used for a while, an orange-brown rust layer may develop on the mouthpiece. Simply remove this by wiping the bit with a damp cloth.