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Korsteel Jointed Pelham Bit - 5-inch Cheeks

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Korsteel Jointed Pelham Bit - 5-inch Cheeks

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The Korsteel Jointed Pelham is a good choice for horses who need more control than a snaffle provides or for those who are not comfortable in a double bridle. The single jointed mouthpiece mouthpiece applies pressure to the lips, bars and sides of the tongue. All of the pressure of the mouthpiece is directed to the bars and lips. When used with two reins, the rider can increase poll pressure and the effect of the curb chain by using the curb rein. The pelham can be helpful if you need additional control or need help teaching the horse to give at the poll.

Pelham bits offer an alternative to the Weymouth (curb) and bradoon used in double bridles. Correctly used, the pelham bit will have two reins, one connected to the main ring which allows you to use the bit as a hanging cheek snaffle, and the other rein attached to the bottom ring which allows you to use the bit as a curb. The Pelham works by applying verying amounts of pressure to different points, making it highly effective without being overly harsh. When the snaffle rein is used, the bit applies pressure to the bars of the mouth, lips and a slight pressure to the poll. When the curb rein is used, increased poll pressure is applied, the pressure on the bars is still constant, but the center joint may also raise forward into the palate. The Curb chain will also be activated by use of the curb rein providing you with extra control.

A bit converter can be used so that the Pelham can be used with a single rein for less experienced riders. When used this way, the bit will always be a bit stronger than the action of the snaffle alone, but never as strong as the curb alone.

  • Stainless steel
  • Single jointed mouthpiece
  • 5" cheeks (measured from the very top where the cheek piece connects to the bottom)
  • Fixed cheek style
  • Curb chain included
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    Brand Korsteel
    Manufacturer Weatherbeeta
    MPN 175698
    Country of Manufacture China
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