Happy Mouth Jointed Loose Ring Snaffle
The Happy Mouth bits are made from a polyurethane material, which is apple scented, light, and flexible, they are suitable for use on a young horse, sensitive horses, horses just backed or those horses that are not comfortable in conventional stainless steel bits. The loose ring has much more movement and play than a fixed ring or cheek. It discourages fixing, blocking, and leaning on the bit. It also helps to encourage mouthing. The loose ring allows more movement so that it follows the angle of the tongue, this is vital because as the horse's overall outline changes it allows the bit to follow. The standard joint has the nutcracker action which acts on the bars of the mouth and sometimes the roof of the mouth.