7” Cheeks 5 ½” Mouth
Stage C bits are built for riders and horses who love neck reining. Horses who respond well to poll pressure are in Stage C. Features include solid mouthpieces and cheek attachments, and swivel cheeks with jointed mouthpieces or low to medium ports.
This bit makes an excellent choice for an all-around riding and competition bit. The three-piece sweet iron wrapped O-ring snaffle molds across the horse's tongue while applying pressure to the lips and bar area for confident control. The 3" purchase helps lift and stabilize horses that have a tendency to drop their shoulders. Tightening the curb will increase the leverage for both shoulder lift and rate. The sweet iron mouthpiece which will naturally rust into a light patina. The rust creates a sweet taste for the horse and makes the bit more acceptable and increases salivation for a supple mouth.