Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham
Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham
Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham
Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham

Shires Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham

RRP: £34.99

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The Shires Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham has the kinder action of the lozenge mouthpiece, laying across the horses tongue, slightly more positive than a French link but still relieving the nutcracker action and preventing palate pressure.

The broken mouthpiece of the lozenge can effect the way the curb comes into play and lessen the direct action of the curb, but putting more pressure on the bars of the mouth and possibly the palate. Pelham bits are designed to be used with two reins, the 'snaffle' rein on the larger ring which should have a constant contact, and the curb rein is attached to the smaller loose bottom ring and is used when needed.

The small hole in the shank just above the curb ring is for a lip strap, not essential but correct for showing and helps to keep the curb chain flat.

If the rider wishes to use only one pair of reins with the Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham, roundings can be used to join the snaffle and curb rings together and the reins go on the loop of leather to give an action on both mouthpiece and curb when the rein is pulled.

Cheek height: 125mm (4.5"), 130mm (5"), 140mm (5.5").

Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm. 

Shires Double Jointed Copper Lozenge Pelham features:
  • Lozenge mouthpiece relives the nutcracker action and prevents palate pressure
  • Ideally used with two reins, but one rein can be used if roundings are used
  • Bit strength: quite strong
  • Cheek height: 125mm (4.5"), 130mm (5"), 140mm (5.5").
  • Mouthpiece thickness: 16mm.


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