Square Hinge Port
The Square Hinge Port is highly versatile and well accepted by most horses. Each side of the mouthpiece moves independently from the other for enhanced lateral control and flexion. Great as an aid for lifting a horse's shoulder, achieving collection, and promoting a level headset. This bit is a staple item for trainers and horsemen among all disciplines.
This 8" Cavalry Cheek is the final cheek in the Tool Box is designed for the finished, well-broke performance horse or tough-mouthed older horses where more control is needed. It can be used as a schooling bit to get a horse to collect and break at the poll that is not responding to milder bits. It is also often used in competition, and should not be used for daily training. The calvary designed shank is angled back to the horse, but at a straighter angle than the 1-1/2" model, causing a quicker , more immediate response. The purchase/shank alignment ratio increases leverage, creating greater realized pressure to all points of contact.