Tom Thumb Barrel

Key Features

The Tom Thumb is similar to the Ring bits or Dutch Gags and introduces poll pressure as well creating leverage on the mouthpiece. The main difference however is that instead of the additional rings at the bottom it has an extended shank with a ring on the end, this shank is bent and set to run at 45°. The effect this has is to ease up the poll pressure and leverage on the mouthpiece.

The Barrel joint limits the nut cracker action, which spreads the pressure over a larger area of the tongue and lessens the pressure on the bars. The Barrel allows for independent action on each rein. Please note, this bit exerts sharper tongue pressure than the Elliptical due to the Barrel being smaller.

Cheekpiece

Have a look at the Taylor Tom Thumb cheekpiece, it has a wider diameter than the standard Tom Thumb. Supplied with a nylon back strap

$137.00

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Key Features

The Tom Thumb is similar to the Ring bits or Dutch Gags and introduces poll pressure as well creating leverage on the mouthpiece. The main difference however is that instead of the additional rings at the bottom it has an extended shank with a ring on the end, this shank is bent and set to run at 45°. The effect this has is to ease up the poll pressure and leverage on the mouthpiece.

The Barrel joint limits the nut cracker action, which spreads the pressure over a larger area of the tongue and lessens the pressure on the bars. The Barrel allows for independent action on each rein. Please note, this bit exerts sharper tongue pressure than the Elliptical due to the Barrel being smaller.

Cheekpiece

Have a look at the Taylor Tom Thumb cheekpiece, it has a wider diameter than the standard Tom Thumb. Supplied with a nylon back strap