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curb bit [2]click to hear

Bit composed of a mouth and two side bars; it lowers the horse’s nose.
curb bit [2] sliding cheek bit Liverpool bit jointed mouth bit

sliding cheek bit click to hear

Bit whose mouth slides up and down the cheeks; this action is gentler to the horse but provides slightly less control.

Liverpool bit click to hear

Bit that can be used alone; it combines the characteristics of the snaffle and curb bits.

jointed mouth bit click to hear

Curb bit whose mouth is composed of two articulated parts; it is gentler to the horse than a straight mouth bit.