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Snaffle Round Twist
Our Snaffle is a popular bit due to the curved mouthpiece which distributes pressure more evenly over tongue and bars. With the offset centre link it will reduce nutcracker action and pressure points on the tongue.
The Round Twist creates more pressure points on the bars making it a stronger bit
The Snaffle creates a pressure point on the tongue due to the link concentrating pressure on a small surface area, this pressure point is less sharp than a general snaffle as we have designed our snaffle with an offset link, creating a less obvious pressure point. Pressure descends onto the bars and due to the mouthpiece being a single break, it will create a squeeze on the bars – this squeeze on the bars is more than the squeeze created by a double jointed mouthpiece. The twists in the mouthpiece will create pressure points on the tongue that descend onto the bars. The round twist is slightly softer than the square twist as the twists are rounded. The Sweet Iron material was chosen as a metal option as it oxidizes. Oxidization encourages salivation and acceptance of the mouthpiece. The single break, Snaffle, is a broken mouthpiece and will take the shape of the horses mouth.