This Beris loose ring snaffle is made from a soft flexible material, which is pleasant in the horse's mouth yet has a steel core for safety. It is particularly suitable for young horses.
This bit fits the horse's mouth anatomically so it sits in the perfect position.
The 18mm diameter mullen mouthpiece is a very mild mouthpiece that puts pressure on the tongue and lips, as well as slight pressure on the bars depending on the size of the horse's tongue.
This bit is often useful for horses with a very soft mouth who don't like complicated mouthpieces. It can also be helpful for horses who back off the contact and need extra confidence in the bit.
LOOSE RING SNAFFLE
Loose ring bits are more mobile than eggbutt or fixed cheek bits, and therefore encourage the horse to keep a relaxed jaw and mouth the bit. Because the mouthpiece is mobile, it is difficult for the horse to take hold of the bit, making it useful for horses that lean.
This bit is also useful for promoting a soft and consistent contact because the moveable mouthpiece enables the bit to contour to the tongue's natural position and sit comfortably in the horse's mouth.
The rings move through copper sleeves, which increases the bit's durability. Bit rings help to prevent pinching.
SOFT OR HARD?
The soft mouthpiece is flexible and pleasant in the horse's mouth, and is ideal for young or sensitive horses.
The hard mouthpiece is comparable to a traditional vulcanite bit in density. It remains very pleasant in the mouth, and is useful for stronger horses.
This Beris snaffle bit is available with a soft or a hard mouthpiece in 13cm or 14cm, it has 75mm rings. Dressage legal if bit rubbers are removed.