The Elliptical Loose Ring made of sweet iron, which is designed to heighten the horses awareness of the bit. When the rein is used this mouthpiece wraps across the tongue creating tongue pressure and reducing bar pressure. Please note appearances may be deceiving, this bit joint is stronger than the control plate as pressure is more concentrated on the tongue.
This snaffle bit from Bombers Bits has a 45mm lozenge. This is designed to help the horse to mouth the bit and comfortably relax his jaw. The double joints remove the nutcracker action, as the bit stays in a curved shape, following the contours of the horse’s mouth. Therefore the bar and palette pressure associated with single-jointed bits is removed.
The Loose Ring allows for immediate release and relief from tongue and bar pressure which will reset the bit in the horses’ mouth.
Additionally, all our bits are made from blue sweet iron, because it: