he Curb Gag is based on similar concepts to a running gag, but instead of using poll pressure it is replaced with chin / curb pressures. Using a second rein acts with slight leverage spreading pressure evenly on the lower jaw, bars and lip and is generally well accepted by horses. It allows a "letting go of the curb chain by the rider for more freedom of the jaw. The pressure on the jaw can be tightened as needed.
The top rein on the other hand works like a 3 ring gag still allowing the rider to use poll pressure with out over exerting causing an over bend. This bit is great for strong horses that have are very eager in to a fence.
Soft very supple and pleasant in the mouth with a flexible steel core giving high security, particularly for sensitive or young horse
Hard/firm - the material is firm and no-flexible whilst very pleasant in the mouth, for very strong or horses that lean. A less cumbersome alternative to Vulcanite.