|Riding at one hand isn't just for cowhorses|
|fleece short-shank hackamore|
I thought I, and my horses, would love this bit. And we did, at first. It has an extra long purchase (distance from mouthpiece to cheekpiece ring) which means more poll pressure, but that can be mitigated by adjusting the bit a little low in the horse's mouth (as long as the cheekpiece is adjusted far enough back so as to not be pushed into the horse's eye). Unfortunately, the open space in the dog-bone can pinch, especially if your horse has a thicker tongue. So, I prefer the single joint over the dog-bone.
|copper mouth argentine snaffle|