Premier Equine Tom Thumb Bit with Copper Lozenge

£27.00

Premier Equine Tom Thumb Bit with Copper Lozenge

  • To allow us to offer customers a wider choice of these great products, this is a special order item direct from Premier Equine.
  • Please note, for reasons of health and hygiene this bit is non returnable if removed from the template.
  • Please allow 7-10 days delivery.
  • Once received we will send your order out to you.
  • Any Questions?…Just Ask Us.

Description

Premier Equine Tom Thumb Bit with Copper Lozenge

  • The Tom Thumb bit is a cross between an American gag and an elevator bit.
  • It offers more precision and control and is very popular for show jumping and cross country.
  • It has a lifting effect in front which can assist the rider in helping to sit the horse back on its hocks, enabling tighter turns and more efficient jumping.
  • The uplifting action combined with poll pressure can also discourage horses from leaning on the bit.
  • Can be used with one rein on either the snaffle ring or the lower ring or alternatively, for increased precision, with two reins.
  • The lozenge in the centre of this bit contours the shape of the tongue and helps to reduce the nutcracker action of a single jointed bit which helps form a soft contact, allowing clear aids to be given down the reins.
  • Copper is a warm metal which encourages salivation and mouthing on the bit.
  • A useful bit for horses that tend to lean against the riders hands.

Stainless Steel Horse Bits

  • Stainless steel is the most commonly used material for horse bits as it is durable, easy to clean and does not rust.
  • Some of our stainless steel bits feature copper mouthpieces which help to create a warming sensation and encourage the horse to salivate and accept the bit.
  • Stainless steel bits are suitable for a wide range of horses and are available in many designs so that you can choose the right bit for your horse and discipline.

Technical Details

  • Loose ring, shank sides.
  • Double jointed, stainless steel mouthpiece with copper lozenge.
  • Can help to lift horses off the forehand.
  • Exerts poll pressure.
  • Ideally used by experienced riders.
  • Bit strength: Moderate.
  • This bit is NOT BD Legal.

Measurements

  • As per our size guide the A & B measurements of this bit are as follows: A=16mm, B=135mm.

Care

  • To promote good hygiene and protect the longevity of your horse bit we recommend the following care regimen after every use.
  • Rinse your bit after every use under a tap to remove any saliva or debris on the surface.
  •  Use a soft sponge or cloth to wipe any excess debris off of the bit, paying particular attention to joins and hinges.
  • Leave to dry naturally.

Additional information

Brand

Width

4.5 inches, 5 inches, 5.5 inches

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