The copper mouth eggbutt snaffle is useful for horses that are unsure of the bit as it doesn't move aroundtoo much in the mouth and should encourage the horse to stretch into thecontact. The single joint puts pressure on the sides of the tongue,lips and bars due to the nutcracker action.
Copper mouthpieces are a good option as it iswarmer and softer than stainless steel. It also has a pleasant taste unlikestainless steel. Almost every horse will prefer and react to a copper mouth piece byproducing a soft mouth and salivating more than when ridden with a stainless steel mouth piece.Some horses with a low palette such as Arabs or Thoroughbreds dislike a single joint, in this case a french link or double jointedmouthpiece would keep the horse relaxed through the mouth more than a singlejoint. The eggbutt jointed copper mouth snaffle is thought to be one ofthe simplest bits available, and can be good for novice riders due to the fact that the eggbuttcheek prevents too much movement from the riders hands being felt by thehorse.
This particular Eggbutt Snaffle with a Jointed Copper Mouth works on the bars and roof of the mouth due to the nutcracker action and can sometimes helpprevent the horse from getting its tongue over the bit as the mouthpiece is situated higher in the horses mouth when in use.
Copper mouthpiecesencourage the horse to salivate and achieve a soft mouth which can in turn also helpto prevent split lips caused by a dry mouth which makes them suitable for sensitive horses.
This bite is dressage legal.
Available in 5", 5.5" or 6".
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