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Link Lock Up
The Snaffle Link Lock Up removes the nut cracker action or pinching of the conventional snaffle, meaning less pressure on the bars.
The Snaffle Link Lock Up has a slightly different locking mechanism which allows slightly more curve in the mouthpiece. This softens the pressure and allows it to be very evenly distributed over the mouth.
The Snaffle Link Lock Up is locked using a middle link, this allows slightly more curve to the mouthpiece, allowing the mouthpiece to follow the shape of the mouth and evenly distribute pressure. The Lock in the centre allows the mouthpiece to retain the correct shape in the horses mouth. Pressure descends onto the bars and due to the mouthpiece being a semi-broken mouthpiece, it will hinder creating a squeeze on the bars. The mouthpiece is prevented from folding backwards therefore creating little, to no squeeze on the bars. The Sweet Iron material was chosen as a metal option as it oxidizes. Oxidization encourages salivation and acceptance of the mouthpiece. The semi-broken Snaffle Link Lock Up has limited movement.