Cheek Pieces: As with the Pelham, the action of the Kimblewick is dependent upon the position of the rider's hands. The rein slides on the Dee shaped bit ring. If the hands are lowered prior to pressure being applied to the reins, the rein will slide about an inch and the bit will assume roughly a 45° angle in the mouth. The mouthpiece acts in a downward and backward motion on the lower jaw which is complemented by a downward pressure on the poll, giving the bit a lowering action. This bit is supplied with nylon back strap.
Mouth Pieces: Our Snaffle is a popular bit due to the curved mouthpiece which distributes pressure more evenly over tongue and bars. With the offset center link it will reduce the nutcracker action and pressure points on the tongue.