Baby Pelham Poponcini

Poponcini
Baby Pelham Poponcini

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€219.00

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Features Poponcini Bits

Poponcini Bits are made in Italy. These bits are distinguished by having an extremely soft mouthpiece. A Poponcini bit is made of a steel wire, and a brass bushing at the ends. A plastic layer is cast around. Then a special silicone layer is applied, by hand, that is not toxic to your horse. This assembly ensures optimum comfort for the horse's mouth.

The line of Poponcini bits made of this soft material, is also known as the HARMONY line.

Why should you choose a Poponcini bit of the HARMONY line?

A horse with a sore mouth can not relax. Ordinary mouthpieces can have this effect. With the mouthpieces from Harmony, a horse will immediately relax and working with a relaxed horse will be a pleasure for rider and horse! Due to this typical form of this mouthpiece, a horse will be able to close his mouth easily, so he will be  much calmer with his head and tongue.

NOTE: Because Poponcini bits are so soft, we give no warranty on these bits!

A bit manufactured from this type of plastic / silicone has a lower durability than a bit with a metal base.

Description (baby)pelham:

The pelham is delivered with short and long sides. A bit with short sides is called baby pelham. A pelham with long sides is a normal pelham. This bit can be used with one or two reins.

You can also use a pelham strap, this connects the bit ring with the ring a the bottom of the sides. A pelham strap connects the two reins, so just one rein is needed. The effect is a bit softer than riding with two reins. The pelham is used in combination with a curb chain.

The pelham is often used with strong horses. Because of the leverage effect created by the sides, the bit is pretty sharp. By using this bit it’s easier to ride a horse rounder in the neck. The longer the sides, the sharper it is.

The pelham is not suitable for inexperienced riders or horses.

Description rubber/plastic bit:

A rubber bit can be flexible, but also can contain a hard core. The flexible rubber bit has a steel wire running through is, so the bit can not break. The flexible bit is softer. Black rubber has the disadvantage that if a horse has a drier mouth, the bit gets hot by friction and then can burn on the tongue. When a horse produces enough saliva, a rubber bit is the softer variant of a metal bit. The plastic variant (Beris, Happy Mouth) is smoother and doesn’t have this problem.

Features straight / unjointed mouthpiece:

A unjointed bit/straight bit often works sharper than a single or double jointed mouthpiece. The shape of the mouthpiece determines the pressure in the mouth. A straight mouth piece with tongue port gives more pressure on the layers and keeps the tongue free. The straighter and thicker the mouthpiece, the more pressure on the tongue.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Type pelham
Brand Poponcini
Color No
Material flexible plastic
sharpness of the bit soft
thickness of the mouthpiece 20mm

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