- Intended to rust, it actually has a sweet
taste to it as rusting occurs.
Stainless Steel - Very little
taste. Gives a clean, neat look.
Copper - Causes mouth to
salivate keeping it soft and usable to the
Chain - Works lightly on the
bars and corners of lips while adding some
Solid - Any mouthpiece that is
Port - Center portion of
mouthpiece. Both height and width are important
in creating the amount of tongue pressure or
Timing - Amount of time
required from the moment the reins are pulled
till the horse reacts.
Poll - Top of the head behind
the ears where the neck and head join.
Curb Chain Pressure - Timing of
the bit. Loose curb chain - slower. tight curb
chain - faster.
Mullen Relief - A forward curve
in the mouthpiece that creates even pressure
across the bars and tongue.