What’s That Strap?

The arrow is pointing to a bit hobble. A bit hobble is created to be used on bits with shanks and is always attached to the rein rings (loops) of the bit and in front of the reins. * Bit hobbles are used to keep the shanks of the bit moving together as a device.
A bit hobble will certainly avoid the cheek piece ring (loop) of the bit from developing into the side of the steed’s face and will certainly prevent the curb strap from tightening wrongly when a direct rein pull is made on a swivel shanked (curb or leverage) bit. You could think you shouldn’t requirement to make a direct rein pull on a steed trained all right to ride in a bit with shanks however it’s uncommon to not have to advise a horse with a direct rein hint on event. The bit hobble also makes neck reining more black and white to the equine considering that the shanks constantly move as a system. This can be specifically great to assist equines transition smoothly from the snaffle to the take advantage of bit.
The bit hobble needs to be adjusted to be approximately the exact same width as the bit or extremely a little longer. A lot of bit hobbles are made of leather and often will certainly have rawhide accents as shown right here. They also can be made of braided nylon. Some bits have them created into the bit and made of the very same steel as the bit.
Bit hobbles are required on all take advantage of bits at National Reined Cow Equine Association approved programs.
* Some people make use of the term bit hobble when referring to the strap that runs between the rings of the snaffle to keep them from being survived the mouth during a direct rein turn. Dennis Moreland Tack bit hobbles are not created for that function and we recommend Dennis Moreland Tack curb straps for your snaffles.
To read more on Dennis Moreland Tack Bit Hobbles see http://www.dmtack.com/pcategory/horse-bits/bit-hobbles/ or call 817-312-5305.
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